Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel
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... was cool, but what happened next I would never have expected-he asked if I wanted to crash at his place for a few days. Recently, a young man has contacted me and is asking for advice about hitchhiking around the country. Even though I do not have much experience or advice to give, one thing I told him was that the enjoyment of waking up and traveling to a new town or city unplanned is part of the joy of hitch hiking. To be ...
... Street. Marcus dropped us all off by Market street so that we could walk through the local markets which was quite cool there wasn't much to see it was mainly cheap jewellery and baskets made from palm tree leaves which looked good. I found a sign which would have been perfect to give to Allison as a present it said 'sometimes I laugh so hard that tears run down my legs' I very nearly bought it but Jake told me not to. After the markets we walked to King street (the ...
... GoPro HD Hero 2
Lens cleaning supplies
2 G-Drive mini 500gb hard drives
Manfrotto fluid head tripod
Glidetrack camera slider
CF and SD cards, batteries, duh
I'm keeping all this stuff in a carry-on sized camera bag with the exception of the slider which fits in my backpack. I use the LowePro Airport Security bag. This bag is awesome because it has a combo lock on the side with a wire you can put through the zippers. It ...
... turns up. I'm only guessing here but my thoughts are if your funeral is at the chapel at Duke you must be a ex student and possibly a multi millionaire!
Onwards to the bookstore, charge! So many things to choose from makes buying stuff difficult. But I managed to walk out of there with another 3 figure bill. The other big attraction is the Cameron Indoor Centre, which is the basketball stadium.
After we left ...
... forward scouting has indicated this may be our last W for the tour. After the game we had pizza upstairs where they had merchandise so Ellen and I purchased a pair of shorts and a beanie for me. A quick stop at the ABC shop for some supplies and then it was a drive back to Raleigh where we had Mongolian for tea and a few drinks.
Have fun because you know I will be.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed