Hampton Inn Frederick
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... had recognised in 1796 and had persuaded Congress to set up an armoury and arsenal here to help defend the fledgling Republic and encourage industry. By the 1860s the town was turning out 10,000 rifles and muskets a year. The town had a street of well preserved Federal buildings and was famous for John Brown's raid in 1859 on the arsenal. He was an ardent abolitionist but the plan failed and he was eventually hanged. ...
... in the country's capital, Al-Manama (mainly the result of foreign business and the U.S. Naval Base stationed there), so there are still western activities to be found everywhere. There are also a good amount of western restaurants like Applebees, Burger King, Chili's, etc., though most people say it's much cheaper to eat local food. Something tells me the cuisine may be the biggest adventure of all! I may be known ...
Saturday evening, I accompanied Steven to a Halloween party given by his neighbours, Greg and Heather. My FIRST Halloween party!! The theme was: vampires, but of course, I was not in costume. Steven was, he was the "Club Med Vampire Slayer", with the cross hanging at his neck. He won a bulb of garlic, which completed his outfit!
The decoration was so funny, really, and I took a lot of pictures, but will not publish those where people are on it, with all their funny ...
... written in permanent marker across its top.
E-Readers actually were a no-brainer. We're going to need guidebooks, things to read on a train or at the beach and a Kindle weighs less than even my thinnest paper guidebook. We are bringing the Lonely Planet Guide to Southeast Asia paper version as an emergency backup.
For cell phones we bought some cheap ones in Singapore and will simply switch out ...
... were greeted by bagpipes. Half the guests have are from Scotland or have Scottish roots, so it was not very surprising. The reception was held at a golf course club house in a beautiful location.
The food was great. Especially the cake and all the fruit and the chocolate covered strawberries. It was great finally meeting Katherine again after 5 years, though we did not get much time to speak with her and Joe as we liked, as they also had to talk to all the other guests, of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center