Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... too can find a "Victor spot", that it is important at Duke to keep game day parking lots looking nice even if people have no place to park, Duke had a better football team than we thought, Tech's football team is not as good as we had hoped for, good local places to eat, the Duke Forest, they have lowered the Wallace-Wade Stadium field 8' and removed the track to bring stadium seats closer to the field, ...
... but we got our dozen hot glazed doughnuts, and started eating. We even got to watch them being made. Time to see if we still fit in the car. We arrived back at the hotel, and Charles decided it would be in our best interest to take the remaining donuts to the desk crew at the hotel. Good call. She was excited to get them and was taking them home to her kids. We are headed home tomorrow but it has been a fun trip, in spite of the rain. Till ...
... the Duke campus and the next trick was to find the Visitor Center and a place to park. Found the Visitor Center, found a parking garage, and got a ticket but the gate didn't go up. We had to wait for the lady taking money to come let us in the garage. Talk about parking inefficiency. Not us but them. We had to search for a spot to park. That was a challenge.
We went to the Visitor's Center and got campus information, went to the bookstore ...
... not too technical). I totally recommend this to other visitors. We had visited Stagville when we were here in 2010 but felt a revisit was worthwhile. This was the home and plantation of a wealthy local who had 900 slaves working in the property. We were lucky enough to time our visit for a guided tour (one of the advantages of touring mid week as no bookings required) and two hours later we felt we had learnt so much history of the area, the life of the plantation owners ...
... familiarize yourself before packing your bags and raising a glass. On another note, be wary of traveling in countries that have relaxed drinking and driving laws as your safety could be at stake. If you find yourself traveling in Ethiopia or the Dominican Republic, for example, watch the road for drunk drivers as these countries are just a few that have no alcohol limit when it comes to operating a ...