The Atherton Hotel
Travel Blogs from State College
We are making final preparations for the trip. It is amazing how much stuff you can cram into a backpack and carry on suitcase! The visas and passports have arrived, and all that is left is wrapping up the last few days of the school year and finalizing the last minute details before our flight leaves next Saturday. There is still a lot to do, but I am sure these last four days will fly by. Wish us ...
We had a trip down memory lane today with a pitstop in State College the home of Pennsylvania State University. Our friend Triposo told us the Uni had a festival on that featured free food and a pie eating contest. Excited at the prospect of free food we drove around what must be the biggest university in the world (slight exaggeration) until we were lost. With nothing resembling free food or pie covered students we took to ...
We had a big scare today ..In Pennsylvania we had a big snow storm and the road are so bad. One minute we had freezing rain and the next a blizzard and heavy wind and next a white out.
I hit a patch of black ice and the car spinned 2 time around ...
... toilets just a way of life, and where electricity is turned off daily up to 19 hrs. a day. Hey, and at age 61, who would have thought I would often have my vacation room include 1 or 2 roommates… but often it does.
I’ll be teaching English to younger kids in an orphanage in Cambodia and then my last stop will be going back to Peace Village in Hanoi, a special needs school, hospital and orphanage. Sometimes ...
... that this road trip has changed us. Now, it could be the simple things that changed like...for example I've learned to wake up and be out the door in about 15 minutes (which could be really useful for seventh grade, might I add). And I've learned how to wait for 45 minutes before I can go to the bathroom, which was a tough skill to learn. But this road trip has also taught me to be ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility