We visited a bunch of independent Record Stores and Schuyler managed to obtain his Holy Grail, a vinyl single of Coldplay's - Up with the birds/UFO of which only 2000 copies were released Worldwide. He also picked up some other vinyl for his collection, but from my perspective, I was flabbergast at the amount of people attending these stores. In fact, in one store Jackpot Records, we were on a queue for around 45 minutes, but the atmosphere was really great. The things we do for our kids. Here's Schuyler at Jackpot Records:
The one thing I notice about Portland is just how beautiful it is, it has some beautiful old buildings mixed with some new, a picturesque river with a collection of wonderful bridges. The morning was cold and fogged-in until around midday and glorious blue skies made for a great afternoon. We all agreed that we could live here. I managed also to take a bunch of photos around town.
|This is Mount Hood, not too far from Portland.|
Oh, I nearly forgot, outside Jackpot Records, some guy in a VW Combie had a VW Combie painted in the same colours. The guy said that the gocart could travel up to 70 miles per hour. Here's what she looks like;
|Maureen the 'Rev-Head'|