Days Inn Phoenix Metro Center
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I've gotten my laptop computer repaired but I still couldn't connect to my computer at home and, as a result, I couldn't check the list I keep of things to do in various places. I did some checking online and decided I'd start by going to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCa).
SMoCA didn't have any …
I checked out and headed for Phoenix. My first stop was a Best Buy to try and get my laptop fixed. It died a few days ago and this was my first opportunity to see if I could have it repaired. One of the Geek Squad people showed me enough for me to be able to restore my disk from a backup sector created by Dell when the …
Phoenix was a traveling lesson in sometimes things just don't go according to plan. But rather than dwelling on it, it was hot and brief. My total of three photos were all taken from a bus but it was incredible landscape. Cacti everywhere and the entire town this really dull brownish colour. I did meet some really interesting people while I sat in …
... soon gave way to canyons, red rocks, and cacti in Arizona. We've had a taste of this before in Las Vegas and Colorado, but to drive through such a long stretch of it felt incredible. We even got to drive parallel to the passing Union Pacific railroad!
It was a bit jarring to transition from two-lane, 75 MPH, sparse I-10 to the bustling roads outside of Phoenix. However, we did reach the city before rush hour, so we got to our hotel by 4 ...
... none of the above.
I got back from a tour of the reservation just in time to meet my original host and head out to Scottsdale for a delicious tuna steak dinner and some intimidating talk about his children, one of whom did an MBA at Said and the other who just got accepted to Harvard Business School. He also told me at length how difficult it would be for me to get a job... That said, it was a pretty fun evening and we capped it off with a visit to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking