Portland is known for being whimsical (or "weird" according to the "Keep Portland Weird" bumberstickers). A few examples from our recent visit:
Miniature horses like this one can be seen around town tied to the metal rings still embedded in the curbs from days of yore.
This "fairy nest" features bits of treasure and a note to the forest fairy asking for a magical pet cat that only the letter writer and her friends could see. It is sitting on a stump not far off the path in Forest Park.
If you look carefully, you will see that there is a tiny chair on the tree. The chair is about three inches tall and the crotch of the tree is about six or so feet off the ground. Perhaps a fairy was sitting up there to enjoy the sunset in Hoyt Arboretum.
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