Peaceful Places: Portland: 103 Tranquil Sites in the Rose City and Beyond by Paul GeraldPeaceful Places: Portland: 103 Tranquil Sites in the Rose City and Beyond by Paul Gerald

Peaceful Places: Portland: 103 Tranquil Sites in the Rose City and Beyond

byPaul Gerald

Paperback | November 16, 2012

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Everybody knows about Portland's food scene, its outdoor recreation, its bike lanes, beer pubs, and coffee shops. Whether you call it Stumptown or Bridgetown - or even PDX - Portland has been mocked as the city where young people go to retire. But seemingly every weekend there's a festival, organized bike ride, political march, or something else clamoring for participation. In short, Portland is a happening town. Seeking out the places or times when the crowds will be elsewhere, PaulGerald give travelers the essence of what each place is about - what makes it peaceful or inviting. But he does not stint on also giving readers all the detailed info they need to get there at the crowd-free time. The theme that carries throughout the book is a simple one: Portland is a great city, but it's still a city, and sometimes folks just need a break.
Paul Gerald started on the sports desk of daily newspapers because he wanted to get into the press box at football games. That led to various writing gigs at daily and weekly newspapers in Tennessee, California, and Texas. Eventually he branched out as a freelancer into the fields of travel, food, and the outdoors. He moved to Oregon ...
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Title:Peaceful Places: Portland: 103 Tranquil Sites in the Rose City and BeyondFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.57 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5.5 × 0.57 inPublished:November 16, 2012Publisher:Clerisy PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0897329384

ISBN - 13:9780897329385

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Portland author Paul Gerald has compiled a book on 103 tranquil sites across Portland to help you refocus in the new year." - KGW News Channel 8, Cathy Marshall, January 2013"The best guide to the Zen of Portland." - Mark Zusman, editor,Wilamette Week"Peaceful Places: Portland is an artistically attractive book with a peaceful ambiance for easy strolling." - The Portland Book Review, November 2012"It will change your life from the outside in." - KBOO Radio, November 2012 "