Sparkling Hill Resort
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... soon as I arrive at the airport, when they're replaced by excitement and anticipation at the fact that I'm actually going somewhere.
There have been a few minor "glitches" in the arrangements this year, including transportation to the airport and one aspect of home and pet care. Those should be relatively easy to solve, which I'll try to do this week. One other thing I'll have to do this year, is to make sure all of my electronic gadgets in my ...
... train and eventually found our departure gate. All was well except.... Problem number five: it was raining and my not very old boots let in water. Not impressed. Well we thought all our problems were over. Problem number six: very limited car availability. We decided to take what we could get. Problem number 7: we can't return the car to Vancouver. We have to take it back to the airport at Kelowna. Problem number ...
... what it’s like flying in the business class “pods” in the front, there’s no way I can afford that. The staff told me not to attach the luggage tag, but just take it to the desk. Once I got to the desk, it only took a minute or so to drop my main Pack and head for the departure gates. It was somewhat of a relief not to be hauling around the large and heavy Pack.
Security went fairly quick but once again I had to go ...
... another “helpful individual” assisted as well (he asked for and got a cigarette for his efforts). Fortunately they were only going to Campo di Marte station, so their tickets weren’t even checked.
The train ride to Assisi was only a couple of hours, but again it seemed to drag on forever. It was a Regionale so stopped at EVERY station along the way. Shortly after leaving Florence, I called the hotel and asked if they could have a ...
After another dip in the hot springs, we continued the drive and took
another ferry to get to Vernon, British Columbia. On the way, we drove
past what looked like an awesome cafe and had to take a picture of it
for our friends and family that would appreciate it.....you know who you
We toured around Vernon a bit, had a nice lunch at Sir
Winston's Pub, and checked out a local paper for some information on