Maison de Macarty
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7am start, which was actually 6 am began with FaceTime with Steve's family. It was very much like a comedy sketch, we can hear you Steve but not see you, ooh you're back, oh gone again. Then after a quick breakfast and some pocketed muffins we headed to the car, she's been christened Darla. Darla is a red dodge avenger, she looks meaty, lots of …
... waiting, and we had to stand in a long line while they finally arrived. This only took about 10 minutes, but once again, since the train comes in every day at this time, I'd have thought the taxis would be ready.
The Hotel Modern is only about 1/2 a mile from the train station, and is quite nice. Photos included.
Tomorrow, we get the rental car and head to Pensacola, FL, and some national park sites. The touring begins!
... a Moscow Muel, Hurricane, Sazerac, an Absinthe cocktail (I can't remember the name of it), Pimms Cup and Ramos Gin Fizz. The only one I liked was the Hurricane! I think the Absinthe was the least popular... Bleeeeh. Although it was interesting learning about the Absinthe ban that lasted 13 years here in the States! Good riddance I say. I also learnt, that despite what I had learned on my European travels that Absinthe did not originate in Prague??? During ...
... little group outside my door, so naturally I decided to make friends with them. Cause, y'know, keep your friends close but your noisy neighbours closer. The rain never passed but I still had a nice evening in warm conditions with a bunch of Americans and Australians discussing their various heartbreaks and sex lives. The usual stuff that would never normally be socially acceptable with a stranger but because you're all on vacation it's fine. The next day was dry but hardly the ...
... a standard of mine which i must regulate lower over the days, i passed out on these same sheets at 5am and had the deepest 8hr sleep since toronto) while in the process of huffing over my bags and sheets and items etc two european girls walked in, one german blonde and the other austrian brunette, with no heavy hint of accent in either, we spoke briefly and smiled and such and they went off to giggle in the inside room. Another blonde girl, very cute walked by and said ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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