as you saw in yesterday's post, portland oregon is a great place to eat, drink and be merry.
it's also a great place to browse, and spend some money (but generally not too much).
one of the most visually appealing places to while a away some time while a rain shower passes is cargo. almost TEN years ago, i lived in portland, and worked at a shoe store that was on the same street as cargo's TINY original store.
i could not believe what it's blossomed into. see for yourself:
yes, all of the above is one store. in its giant industrial space, cargo manages to pack in treats for all ages and all budgets.