A detour

This is the sort of ride where you can just get your head down and keep going to Mexico….or you can look around for the occasional distraction, which has to be inland. Vancouver I have visited before, but I bypassed Seattle …. The problem with cities is they can take a chunk of time out of your schedule, nevertheless, I decided to detour into Portland ….

I have to confess to being waylaid by the ‘Mecca’ of the book world in Portland.

It is huge. You can get lost for hours…which I did. But it will be no surprise that the book that greeted me, and which occupied the most prominent display stand, was one by a certain Bob Woodward. No further comment…

I am now looking to get back to the coast, via Eugene, to get on with the main business. But the BBC weather app tells me the wind has turned and is now coming from the south……..damn!

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About Frank Burns

Looking for the extraordinary in the commonplace………taking the road less travelled……..striving for the ‘faculty of making happy chance discoveries’ in unremarkable circumstances. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on September 30, 2018, in Vancouver to Mexico 2000 miles and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Yes, that the Woodward book caught your attention was not a surprise.

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