Portland Walking Tours

Archive for February, 2009

They’ll let anyone ride the MAX

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Sometimes you see the oddest things on the MAX, and sometimes you see things that make you go ‘Wow!‘

Happy Birthday, Oregon – You’ve come a long way!

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

The march to American settlement and eventual statehood started in 1811 – almost 200 years ago – when John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Trade Company established Fort Astoria, the first permanent American settlement in Oregon Country. A mere 35 years later, the United States and Great Britain signed the Oregon Treaty, which designated the 49th […]

Giant Woodsman with Axe towers over North Interstate

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Have you ever driven north on Interstate Ave? Maybe you were driving along with the MAX Yellow line whizzing by and suddenly you see Paul Bunyan…wait…Paul Bunyan!?! If you’ve ever passed the intersection of North Denver and Interstate, you’ve probably noticed a 31 foot Paul Bunyan towering over the road. Well, that red and white […]

Interesting Surprises

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

We’ve been developing Hunts for a while, and sometimes when you’ve got your ‘noticing’ glasses on you come across some unique sites. Like this one when we were creating a custom hunt for Columbia Sportswear at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion.  It’s a Yin, Yang dolphin bug.