DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Bend
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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So, our Pegasus scholarship has officially started - and it involved travelling through four US states in one day! We left our apartment in DC and travelled to Reagan Airport (Virginia), flew to Chicago (Illinois) and was driven to South Bend (Indiana). (Although technically DC isn't a state- it's a quirk of the system).
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... where we picked out a canoe! A red headed guy who was seriously proud of being an Air Force vet (a young vet, and a linguist) drove us down the river and let us off. It was a beautiful sail. Not hard to row (at least where I was, in the back. Sonia may have had a harder time in the front) and not too hot. We saw ducks, birds, a heron and TURTLES!!!! GOD DANGED TURTLES. They were so cute. There were lovely bridges ...
... developed, and the university American Football team is called the Fightin' Irish, and their mascot is an angry leprechaun. I just LOVE it. We went shopping for some university brand clothes, and then university urban outfitters, some university Starbucks iced peach tea lemonade and finally some university books. There were a lot of kitschy Irish kids tales and photos of Ireland and even a big ol' memory photo and story hardcover book about that time ...
... I packed all my stuff and charged my electronics for a while after checking out. ~~~~~~~~~ I've been having such a good time in South Bend, I literally only wrote one sentence in two days. The reason I'm saying "literally" so much is that I've started watching Parks and Recreation, which is a great show set in the fictional city of Pawnee, Indiana. And there's a really upbeat guy in it who thinks everything is LITRALLY the best thing ever. So it's earwormed me ...
Hired a 7 seater Toyota from the local garage. went to the park and walked around uncle Jims neighbourhood. Went to the ihop (international house of pancakes) for lunch with all the family. I had a fried breakfast and a crepe for desert Travelled out to Shipshewana an Amish community in Indiana In the evening we went to an Australian steak house. I had a fillet steak which was ...