Holiday Inn Express Edmonton Downtown
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... us to the Hilton Vienna, which is a very nice hotel in the centre of the city.
They charge 25 Euro for 24 hours of internet access from the room. Fortunately, I have an external wifi extender that connected us to the free lobby wifi. Score one for thinking ahead!
Although check-in is not until 2:30 PM, they had our room available for us at 10:00 AM, and were were able to grab some shuteye before a little exploration of the City.
... over to 'Galaxyland', an indoor theme park, two larger rollercoasters, a few small ones and lots of kids rides, arcade games and other amusements for kids and bored shoppers. We chose to go on the two rollercoasters, the first one, called Galaxy Orbiter, was aptly named as each seperate car spun independant of the track. We could be going down a drop sideways or face on or back to front but it was a lot of fun whichever way was up. Then off to ...
... soon as I exit a plane is a little strange, we are quite sure no one picked up anything dangerous while flying 24,000 feet above the earth.
2. Landing and arriving at the terminal... we are excited as everyone else to get off the plane, but watching people jump up when the seat belt sign goes off, and trying to push their way through the isle while everyone gets their stuff together is hilarious. The amount of times we have tried to get up and ready to leave my isle and have ...
... didn't (although Paris did have enough similarities with Montréal that it didn't feel entirely foreign), although a lot of that might have to do with our comfort with the language. We did, however, get quite a few instances of people needing a few seconds to adjust to our accent before they understood us.
This really was an amazing experience though, and I'm just glad we made it through without any of the following:
- A divorce
- A ...
The morning started out at a brisk 35F/2C in Saskatoon, and I started my drive toward my end-of-day target, Edmonton. After about 3 hours I reached the Saskatchwan/Alberta border in the town of Lloydminster, where I took my obligatory border photo in a fairly steady rain. Let's just say that I did an "express setup" of the tripod and camera in this case.
I next stopped in ...