Lonely Planet Writer

World Beard and Moustache Championships takes place in Portland

Portland, Oregon.
Portland, Oregon. Image by Stuart Seeger / CC BY 2.0

On Saturday hundreds gathered in Portland, Oregon, to watch the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. Contestants were judged on a variety of criteria, including size, length, style and creativity. Most of the contestants were from the Pacific Northwest, but nearly every US state was represented, as well as a handful of international contenders. Read more: seattlepi.com