Deston Nokes

Deston Nokes was raised traveling the world and never lost the bug. For three decades, he has been based in Portland, serving as a travel writer for a variety of regional and national travel clients. Deston enjoys the personalities and cultural treasures found in common and unusual destinations. Rather than just listing things to see and do, he enjoys sharing the points of view of the folks who live in or visit a destination.

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