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... everything we read never mentioned that you couldn't actually go in it. If you're considering going...be aware of that. It hasn't allowed visitors actually on the cliffs in the castle since 1951.
We leave there and head back towards the interstate, where we go north a couple of miles and take off the interstate to our next stop. Luckily, along the way, there was a Starbucks so we could get lattes. No reason to be uncivilized ...
... some chocolate for Laurie, and I got some of the Italian waffle cookies. We put our treasures in the motorhome and headed to Walmart to shop.
The store was massive...probably 300-400k sf. They had everything the other Walmarts have and a bit more. While Tennessee is struggling to get wine in grocery stores, Laurie bought bargain Glenlivet at Walmart for about 20 percent less than back home. Liquor in grocery stores isn't new to ...
... other "castle"-- Cliff Castle Casino. This casino is actually just across the highway from where we are staying and they gave us $10 each for the casino when we checked in here. Five dollar Philly cheesesteak at Johnny Rocket's Diner in the casino and a jive all before lunch. The girls saw Denis bopping when we entered and asked if we would dance when they did. When they got up to do a choreographed number, the ...
... wifi is not the best. It appears quite popular and there must be regulars as earlier we saw three couples using the community room to play dominos or maybe mah-jong and tonight Denis saw maybe 10 or so people playing poker.
Being down almost 4000 feet lower in elevation meant the temperature got up to 27 degrees Celsius according to the internet and it was indeed very nice and warm today. Once the sun heads ...
Happy Ukrainian Easter!!
Nice cool, sunny morning.
We went to the Lowell Observatory today, which was named for Percival Lowell, who used the Clark Telescope to sketch Mars. We took two tours, one to the Clark telescope and one to the Pluto Discovery area. The Clark telescope was built in 1896 and has quite a history. It was used to prepare maps of the moon for the Apollo and Gemini missions. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility