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... for "fakeoff"
The seven hour flight is relatively uneventful other than Rob Roy can't wait for the beach making her rounds with elbows high and fake smiles firing off volleys of turkey buns to appease the restless. They did compliment the two hundred plus with a free beverage, dinner and a roll. We arrive in Lima after an eighteen hour grunt from Calgary at 1:15am. Our pick-up is waiting at the exit with his " Mr. Creestopher Hanseen" sign, a welcome sight. ...
Yesterday, I tried to fix my stay at a guest ranch in the Texas Hill Country. However, the ranch of my choice is closed for a week due to a family wedding. I have checked for alternatives, but I either do not like the ranch or it is way too expensive. Therefore, I will jump on a horse in New Mexico or Arizona. Naturewise I will like those states better anyways.
So, this forenoon I will hop in a bus to San Antonio. Jan 29th in the evening, I will fly to El Paso.
Oh my goodness! What a night! 8 girls in 1 room coming and going at any time of the night. Making loud noises, putting the light on, snorring crazy, clogging the toilet, jumping around in the upper bunk, very limited respect. Under these circumstances I had my difficulties catching sleep. Am I getting too old for a dorm?
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... to explain Einstein's Bose condensate. I have this theory about hotels / motels around the world. The smaller the hotel the more complex their internal procedures and systems and technology. It's exponential, and when you check in the Hilton, they welcome you and nothing is a problem and its easy with ID and a credit card. They don't say anything and just hand you your room keys and smile. Enjoy your stay Mr Betts. In a small hotel all hell breaks loose and their entire ...
... out afterwards - sometime after 9pm. We promised the kids we'd join everyone on the last Wednesday night. It was a lovely way to spend some time 'visiting' (having a meaningful conversation) as Americans put it. A couple of pics are attached.
Thursday was a quiet, get packed, clean the house day and the kids pitched in really well and did their bit (amidst a few riots and wrestles). We had our last meal in Houston at The Olive Garden ...