Sleep Inn Columbia
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... May 18 and return to South Carolina on June 28. During this trip, we will visit South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Canada and Alaska. We have many sights planned to visit and I am sure there will be many more unplanned ones. My hope is to blog and post pictures to this blog site. It will be my way to keep everyone updated on our trip as well as a journal for Ben and ...
So this morning we got up at 7am went down stairs and had breakfast, took some cereal for tomorrow because we didn't have any food.
I ordered a taxi for 3 people with 6 large suitcases and a tiny little car turns up. I told the receptionist that this was a joke and that I needed a car for 6 large suitcases. She refused to order one and told me to do it myself and tell the taxi driver to order another one.
Just as we went outside a ...
... everywhere in the US. How ugly the street scape is in this country. Huge wide multi laned roads with all these enormous signs for fast food restaurants, petrol stations and Walmart type shopping centers. As ugly as it was when i arrived as an exchange student in 1976. So very, very, very ugly. Everywhere. No difference where you are. And then all these spaghetti type interstate roads criss crossing in multi tiered fashion with on and off ramps ...
... large and nice but nothing spectacular at all. Too many trees and too low. Never above the tree line and no craggy alps. My theory is that Americans think these drives so scenic because they always drive on four lane highways with very wide median strips eg they never get to rive on two lane roads with nature close to the road as we do all the time. Anyway we left the ark earlier than planned, passed through a touristy and ...
... around some. We went by the State House and looked at the statues/graves/monuments surrounding it. Once we walked through that all and had seen some of the more historic parts of the downtown where General Sherman marched through, we walked down and up and around Main Street. At this point we were starving and went for a late lunch at Mellow Mushroom at about 2 in the afternoon. This was a long lunch though with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking