Holiday Inn Winston - Salem - University Parkway
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Ann is doing all the researching, emailing and reservations and I am letting her. I am mapping all the locations of sites and restaurants on Google maps. It's clear I have the more important job.
We go shopping on Wednesday to Nordstrom, since I have ordered ...
... just to get her to speak. Even the other Americans with me said that her accent was unusually strong.
Its funny the stuff I've started to miss from home. I had a kick of an AFL yesterday, reminded me that it is footy season back home and that if I was still at the ANU I would be playing this weekend. Also I miss Vegemite, I barely eat the stuff back home but **** I want some here! Anyway I've got training again tonight, then its college night, $1 beers everywhere, gotta love Mmmmmerica!
... another sale rack find! They are Mary Jane style but walking-shoe comfortable. The third pair is an L.L.Bean rain shoe. I'm hoping these remain in my suitcase! I plan to take another pair of walking shoes. These are the beige Merrells I took to Italy last summer and walked all over Rome, Florence and Venice without any problems with my feet! Love them! I'm following all the advice about leaving the atheletic shoes at home ...
... br> I learned this from our trip to Italy last year.....use our State Employees' Visa Card for all purchases for the best foreign transaction fee. It's 1% of the purchase instead of the 3% charged by my regular bank cards.
The best news is....the trip is totally paid for! We determined how much we'd need, put money in a special savings account, and now, all we have to do is go enjoy what we've planned!
I'll talk about wardrobe and packing in my next entry.
Dropped by the old Greene street house...They changed the locks.
Met up with Becton at his place and quickly headed down to Fin****n's for some good gospel funk jams at Rock the Block on Trade St. and 6th. Marli is going to St. Andrews and is going to give me a baby elephant. The mermaid brought scones downtown and we immediately began advertising her witchcraft of baked goods to everyone in our proximity. Met up with good Foothills folks..the likes ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet