View From The Marquam

View From The Marquam, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Looking the other way from the top of the Marquam you can see the city, and the first bridge we’d crossed over going East, the Hawthorne. I love Portland. What a gorgeous magnificent city.

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Climbing The Marquam

Climbing The Marquam, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The Marquam, otherwise known as the I5 bridge. This was one of the places we walked a little. Both getting up to it, because we couldn’t keep peddling, and then on the top, because there were so many people. Very cool to be able to cross this thing.Continue reading “Climbing The Marquam”

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Grab The Rail

Grab The Rail, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. This was taken right before we decided to turn around and head back to our respective vehicles. Just then the rain started to drop down. We didn’t care… after all, we live in Portland.

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Big Pink

Big Pink, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Here she is… the Bancorp Tower, locally and lovingly known as Big Pink, is the second tallest building in Portland. Or at least it was, which could have changed now with all the south waterfront building that’s been going on. However, I don’t believe any of those buildings areContinue reading “Big Pink”

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Eastbank Esplanade

Eastbank Esplanade, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. OK, I admit it… I messed around with the color of this one. Couldn’t help myself. I ended up liking it though. I don’t much tweak my photographs, but once in awhile it’s fun to just play. The modern day dark room.

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Steele

Steele, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The Steele Bridge, which carries not only the foot traffic underneath from the Eastbank Esplanade to the West side and Waterfront Park, but it also carries the MAX light rail line as well. It’s an old bridge that’s still very much central to the city. Behind it you can getContinue reading “Steele”

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Below the Burnside

Below the Burnside, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. You get some really good views of the city, the river, and the bridges by strolling the eastbank esplanade. I highly recommend it. Or, if you don’t feel like strolling, bike it. Really good for either.

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