Canoe in Portland, Oregon has always had the best items for gift giving. Now they’ve added a satallite shop with similarly well-designed soaps and apothecary items. Spruce Apothecary smells great without the nasty chemical smells found at most soap stores. It is located inUnion Waya space designed by Lever Architectureconnecting Powell’s Books to the Ace Hotel and Clyde Common. There are several other thoughtfully designed shops in this unexpected shopping alley and Boxer Ramen.
Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I’ve been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.