In my book, this is the best thing about Oregon!
26.09.2010 - 26.09.2010 15 °C
Paul didn't mention the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, which we visited today. It is the home of Howard Hughes' Hercules H-4 - also known as the 'Spruce Goose' - the largest wood-frame aeroplane ever built (it's wing-span is wider than that of the Airbus A-380!). Needless to say I loved this museum! Roll on our visit to the Boeing factory, just north of Seattle, which we're visiting on Wednesday ;o)
Here are some pictures from the museum:
And, coincidentally, we are staying in the cool and stylish (so cool it's almost silly - they put a retro style sink in the bedroom despite there being oodles of room in the equally lovely bathroom!) Ace Hotel in Portland. One wall of our room is papered with pages from an old reference book/dictionary - and one of those pages is this: