Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites West Edmonton
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... if I repeat that over and over on worst days, I can sometimes come to believe it.
As I am departing at 1100 I am shocked at how cold it was in Claresholm, about 14, and that a light rain is falling. I have spent, as you well know, many hours in soaking wet leathers, driving through pouring rain in 'merica. But the difference between Texas rain and Alberta rain is usually 20 or 30 degrees. What is mildly uncomfortable in Texas would prolly lead ...
... thing Sean requested as a souvenir. We bartered him down to 60 Durham, the Dubaii currency. If you divided 60 by 3.6 then it would equal the $US amount, so it was about $17.00. This was after Chris & Noel were wrapped in them too. As my camera battery was dead already, Chris & I ran back to the hotel while Noel waited in the public square & had hot chocolate for $7.00. By noon, we were on a Hop on/Hop off city bus tour. It's a HUGE city & we didn't actually ...
... needless to say it was a good experience. Phi Phi was also great because reuniting with my friends made it extra special and just seeing them happy and enjoying the sunset just made my day. We even came up with a term called ODH- OVERDOSE ON HAPPINESS because life at that moment was everything we dreamed of. After three days in Phi Phi, we were heading to a final island called Krabi. I wasn't too keen on going since I was having a good time in Phi Phi, but ...
... which was really nice, especially after tiny rooms of inns and lodges in the Rockies).
Overall, Edmonton gives an impression of a run-down, dated city that's mostly populated by bums, junkies, drunks and other shady people. There's a small downtown core surrounded by a ring of private houses and another ring of warehouses, factories and emptiness, so Edmonton seemed pretty depressing to me.
... two high-school friends for a leisurely meal and catching up on each other's lives, also celebrating our 61st birthdays this year and Janet's retirement.
I signed up for this "expedition cruise" for a few reasons: I had enjoyed previous polar trips (I don't mind cold, when I'm dressed for it), I expected to see wildlife, and I wanted to see some of the Far ...