Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel
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Well, I have actually been packed for a while. Just doing all the little things to get ready to go on a trip this long takes the most time. I did have high hopes of actually making it to the pool today but there were just so many little things to do!! At least I know that my kids will have good dinners for 2 nights. They have food awaiting them in the fridge. YAY! ...
This is just the anchor entry so the map is complete. Train arrived about 11:10--almost exactly four hours late. Luggage delivered in about 5 minutes. Car was still there. (A good thing!) We arrived home again about 12:30 to a chorus of complaint from the cats, who, despite being very well-cared for by our house ...
... from Africa and very likely from South Africa so as an American of South African descent, I am proud as a human to see compassion and reconciliation espoused and prized in a country that has known so much pain. There is real strength in the spirit of South Africa and lord willing it will realize its' potential.
Was it home? No and yes. It's a place set apart from the rest of the world; but it feels like home.
We left Australia on the 20th of June and we arrived in Richmond on the same date ... this is because we have been passing time zones fast/early enough to stay in the same date for just about 37 hours. In this day and a half we have been in the air for about 23 hours, been traveling for around 34 hours. and have been on 5 different flights. While five flights to get home is a little much ...
... Civil War. After Reconstruction, Richmond's location at the falls of the James River helped it develop a diversified economy and it became a land transportation hub.
Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" was spoken in Richmond among many other famous events.
Maybe a trip back in the Fall would give us a better view of this area in less harsh conditions.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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