Magnuson Grand Hotel
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... Caribbean cruise
In future blogs I'll share the planning leading up to our cruise!
Initial plans: Our ship leaves from Miami. We'll fly out of Chicago O'Hare to Ft Lauderdale a day prior to the cruise. Flights are generally less expensive flying in to Ft Lauderdale as was the case this time. $448 for two ...
... and goats hanging in the butcher shop, Kenyans walking to and from work, all these images flashed in my mind. Having a choice of breakfast food was a luxury. Knowing I would always have clean water to drink was reassuring. Simply knowing I was on American soil was a good feeling.
Thanks to my experience this summer, everywhere I go now, I see things a little different. I appreciate the availability of everything in the US. If I need books, I walk to the bookstore ...
Sorry Sara and Rob... Heard so much about it, we had to find it! Started the day with a bike ride around the park and lake. Just beautiful, sat by the lake, rode through a prairie area, a deer popped out in front of us on the trail. Cleaned up and in the truck by noon heading to New Glarus Brewing Co. Very Swiss town, neat buildings, a little touristy but very pretty. The brewery is a new and ...
We had originally planned to go west to the Great River Road for a time but changed our minds and headed to Madison to try our luck camping at a state park there. Lake Kegonsa State Park isn't exactly big rig friendly but again JD did an awesome job maneuvering through the curvy roads. Stayed at a ...
... construction in the Chicago area slowed us down a bit. Not a bad day though. Adding to the stress of the construction and congestion in Chicago, one of us had some stomach issues that require us stopping to buy some Immodium. Good thing we were in an RV instead of a car. That’s all I’m saying about that.
John is going to write his perspective on things like he did for the Alaskan trip and I will ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center