Travel Blogs from South Bend
After a nice visit with the family, it was time to head south. We took the scenic route as usual, mostly on highway 101. One long section was along the Hood Canal, through tiny towns. The waterway is picturesque but the towns are depressed looking and we wonder how anyone makes a living or would even want to live there. It's a very isolated area. …
So sometime back in February, I got a call from the woman who gives us our contracts. She asked if I could extend the dates I had given her for my spring break availability, and if I could do her a favor....
The favor was transshipping three different times to three different ships over 5 weeks.
I said yes as long as it was guaranteed that I would be home for Easter. I return the night before Easter while also giving her an additional ...
It's back to Mexico for me!
And I'll be meeting up with my awesome 68 year old fellow youth staffer, Greta*, from my recent Australia/New Zealand contract!
Tonight, I ride to the Seattle airport, my bed for the night, and catch a plane tomorrow to Los Angeles where I'll be staying in a hotel until joining the ship on the 15th. I'll be missing Valentine's Day, but Mike and I have had plenty of time together doing ...
Checked my email last night and was brought to tears within seconds. I probably re-read that email 8 more times just to make sure I had read the offer correctly. I immediately accepted after running up to Mike in the living room, doing my happy dance (yes, there's a dance) and shrieking "I GOT THE AUSTRALIA CONTRACT!!!!"
The past few contracts I've done, most of the permanent staff let me know that getting the ...
Originally we were only going to stay in Long Beach for one night, but our plans changed due to the weather. Our first 2 nights were supposed to be camping, but stayed at the Adrift Hotel for 3 nights instead and were sure glad that we did as it was windy and rainy. The days were pretty good and we were able to get out for walks, bike riding and horseback riding. The nights were very cold and wet so we were glad to be in a hotel rather than our ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed