This morning I had an interview downtown. Beings that where I was going to be interviewing was only a couple blocks from the Chinese Garden, I knew that today was going to be an Adventure Day.
I am not one who usually goes to Downtown Portland on my own unless there is a good reason to go.
Beings that I needed to go Downtown today, I decided to make the most of it. I had also realized that one of the filming locations from one of my favorite TV shows that ended last year – Grimm, was walking distance from where I was going to be.
After I had gone to my interview, I walked over to the Chinese Garden, and walked around for a bit, as well as went and got tea at the tea house. While it is kind of a pain to go to the Chinese Garden if I am not downtown anyway, beings that I was down there anyway and had taken the Max, I didn’t have to worry about parking, or actually driving downtown.
At the Chinese Garden, they were decorating for Chinese New Year so it was looking pretty cool.
After I had gotten done hanging out at the Chinese Garden I had gotten back on the Max before remembering I had wanted to go to the Customs House, since that is where they had filmed the exterior scenes of what was supposed to be the central police precinct in Grimm. So I got of the train at Pioneer Courthouse Square, took a couple pictures before the train going back the other direction came.
Once I was back at the right stop, I walked the couple blocks to the Customs House.
I had loved watching Grimm when it was on, and now own all six of the seasons on DVD. Beings I was so close to one of the filming locations, I had to go see it in person. I also live walking distance from another of the filming locations.
All in all, today was a great day.