Oregon Video

Oregon 2012 from Stuart Brannan on Vimeo.

We are home now, and I’ve compiled some video highlights from our Oregon trip. Have a look. Unfortunately it’s 10 minutes long. But, if nothing else you might like the music.

You’ll see some of this…

Arrival
Airport feels like Vancouver
Elaborate facial hair
Cool 40’s swing-jazz trio | Stand-up bass!
Sandcastles

Weekend
“Saturday” market
Food carts everywhere
Voodoo doughnuts | Get a pink box
Bike tour | In the Bicycle capital of America
Benson bubblers – Minimally treated water from Mount Hood
Boil water alert!
Church of Elvis
Powell books
Sl-o-o-o-w dinner at Davis Street Tavern | best porkchop ever
Everybody Dance Now! | PCP @ Doug Fir Lounge
Columbia River Gorge – where is everybody
Multnomah Falls
Hood River | windsurfing/kiteboarding mecca
Mount Hood | summer ski/boarding camp
Mount St. Helens
Departure patio dinner | sushi, dim sum etc.

It’s Willamette, dammit
Recipe restaurant
Bergstrom
WillaKenzie Estate
Domaine Serene
Domaine Drouhin
Seufert Winery
International Pinot Conference
The Painted Lady

To the coast
Three Capes loop
Lighthouses
Squeaking sand
Surfer school
Dune buggy bus rides
Dunes
6X6 Elk sightings
Windmill Inn | The best in Newburg, visited by: George Thorogood, Styx, Blue Oyster Cult, Joan Jett, and many others
Dinner at Elmer’s

Central Oregon
Crater Lake | local Indians claim to have been here when it erupted 7000 years ago
The Pumice Desert
Mount Scott | 2.5 miles/1500 ft up/in, the same down/out
Bend | 50% of vehicle carry a bike/boat or dog
Deschutes River float | In Majestic and proud splendor
Nitro beer
Ballooning over the high desert

Return to Portland
Oregon Beer Festival | The Ale Festival is so last week
Late lunch from Pho Le | Sitting in the amplifying amphitheater

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