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In 1998 we experienced our first cruise. The Carnival Imagination, A 7 day cruise that affirmed our love of the ocean and traveling by ship. Now, as seasoned cruisers (17 and counting) all with Carnival and Princess, we've decided to try a new line. Norwegian here we come!
When: January 22, 2014
What: Norwegian Sun ...
... of fluid that had apparently been dripping on the exhaust, creating the white smoke we saw. We spent the next four hours parked on the highway until we were able to find a tow truck/service center that could come out to help us (MANY thanks to Officer Randy from the Mendota Police who spent an hour making phone calls for us in order to find a repair service and to Jeff from Seneca Towing who passed on towing us because he knew the towing service ...
... you guys are doing it right. Everyone we met was courteous, helpful, friendly, welcoming, and gracious. A few of them said they really loved working there and that a big part of it was how well their chief took care of all of them. And it showed. We were treated like family, the station was left unlocked for us the whole night, and they said we could stay parked there as long as we needed. Chief Rob even gave us a bottle of his family’s homemade maple syrup as a parting ...
... for her and lucky me, we keep them under the bed. Next morning was an early one…alarm went off at 6:10am so that we could take off and drive to the park where we were leaving the RV for the day. Thankfully, we found an outlet to plug into there, so we were able to make coffee and recharge the house battery.
The clowns were kept perfectly busy today…a daycare, a senior center, the local McDonald’s, a Catholic school, ...
... and three bean salad sure are a good way to end a summer's day on the road. After getting our fill of good eats and spell-binding reality TV, we spent the rest of the night map routing and planning. Pippi is doing great on her first night in a hotel. We are nervous about how early this means she will arise tomorrow.
Song of the day: REM "Driver ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed