bookstore to remember: powell’s city of books

powell’s books has been an institution in portland since 1971. their flagship location is HUGE. i got lost in here for quite a while, browsing the shelves of new and used books and checking out the staff recommendations and the local author sections. they also had lots of great portland/powell’s books souvenirs. even though powell’s…

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where i went: the pacific northwest

required reading: to the bridge by nancy rommelmann where i stayed  the state hotel (downtown seattle, wa): this was a ideal downtown location. we were in walking distance of most of the sights we wanted to see. extremely clean and there was a rooftop for great views of pike place market. the inn at haystack…

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