Wildsam Field Guides Portland

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Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Portland has a wealth of natural beauty and fun activities for the entire family. Wildsam Field Guides: Portland reveals this unique Oregon city through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike. Explore what the Rose City has to offer, including: Illustrated maps of the city's bookshops, bridges, donut dens and Thai food; Interviews with chefs, master furniture makers, politicos, booksellers, drag performers and more; An essay from Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy; Archival excerpts about The Simpsons, Prefontaine, Vanport, Bigfoot, the Portland Mavericks and more; Wildsam picks for best bike shop, vinyl trove, hardware store, guitar shop ramen, hiker's saloon, berry farm, old-school arcade and more.
ISBN: 9781532373992
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Oregon
Series: Wildsam City Guides
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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