There is a largish mountain on the horizon. Portland is interesting. Lots of very unique individuals. Birds of a feather and all that.
downtown PDX is VERY nice; I had my first EVAH starbucks cawfee there.that is mount hood, about 80 miles east of PDX.
Been to Seattle ..... Near as I can go
John, I have been to Swansea, my Great Grandmother was born there.