Monarch Hotel and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Clackamas
... Packing is a bit of a challenge this time since when we leave Peru on 8/31 we will head to the Dominican Republic for a week. My plan is to rest and sleep there. Tom's plan is to Scuba dive. I did pack my diving gear just in case I decide to join him which I probably will. I have requested a private dive master to do a diving review with me and to stay by my side through any dives ...
Near the big lake at Pen D'Orelle, we stopped at a small Idaho State Park called Round Lake. Quiet and cool, we had a campfire to burn the last of our USA firewood. We doubt they will let us take it into Canada tomorrow. We're looking forward to using our brand new passports for the first time!
More later from north of the border!
Til then, our best from the road...
Jan, David, and Maggie
... henna has also been widely used to cool down the hands and feet when in very hot climates. Have you ever noticed that when you apply a wet washcloth to your hands or feet that your body instantly feels cooler?
A Henna Parlour, India
... that was hard for anyone to imagine could be produced by a human! It might seem overly precise to the everyday painter like you or me, but each brush was generally used for only one pigment so as to avoid contamination by pigments which would diminish the brilliance of the finished painting.
... called, but it was there first. We wait in traffic... they are doing security searches of every vehicle as they enter the airport.
We make our flight! I love that passport photo for years. (I just renewed it, I finally have lost the 'cannot not replaced again' restriction. And we are now in Spain- and less jetlagged for the extra 2 days of adjustment. Plus our new itinerary ends up better for being less rushed.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet