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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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I wanted to write an entry to record the unique experience I am undergoing while trying to put my life in the United States back together after traveling for 19 months. I had expected that it would take awhile to find jobs and get settled and that I would probably feel a bit anxious and frustrated at first, but I didn't expect it to take quite as long as it did. Nor did I expect that I would feel so much anxiety and longing to have stability and to have ...
... other people from Switzerland, Germany and Sweden. The first night the hostel was a deck party - $10 all-you-can-drink from 7:00 - 10:00pm and then everyone went out to a nearby bar together. We relaxed on the beach the next day and biked around town. That night was another night of drinking games on the deck. We played flip cup - Sweden v everywhere else because there was a group of girls from Sweden travelling together. We all stayed up chatting and hanging out until 3:00am ...
... happens. No one wants to get caught without some extra spare cash. I keep a photocopy of all my information, my passport, and about $400 bucks in there. You will not get pickpocketed if you have your money around your neck. I keep copies of my information in three different places just in case.
#26 Platypus 1 Liter Water Bottle - $15 Ebay new: This is the lightest and most compact water bottle ever. This is a must for your day pack when you don't want to lug around ...
... made a pretty good throw-ee.
After a flight change in Fort Lauderdale, I landed in hot, desert covered, cactus ridden, cowboy riding, gun wielding, beer drinking Texas. Or that's what I thought. Unfortunately I seem to be a victim of my generation in that the image of the Texas I was arriving into had been formed by the American Juggernauts of TV shows and Movies. It was indeed far from it. Despite some huge Texan flags at the Austin airport, ...
... home on the 2nd. Hope they didn't have much trouble with the snow storm...I bet they will be booking a cruise before too long!
Our trip from Laughlin was something else. Fascinating scenery with desert and mountains...50* and snow still on the ground. I thought traffic would not be bad till we got really close to L.A. but as soon as we crossed over the CA line, it got worse each mile! I drove a couple ...