Tazewell Hotel & Suites
Travel Blogs from Norfolk
We're staying in the historic Tazewell Hotel down on Tazewell and Granby street. There's a bar right across the street. I think I'll go drink there.
Yesterday was a complete success on all fronts. We managed to get everything in the camper that we hadn't sold or given to friends and family. Then came the big test - pulling up the stabilizer jacks and hitting the highway!
The inaugural voyage found us cruising along with ease, no strain on the truck. When we weighed in at the local weigh station we were only 120 pounds over our "max" weight, which we both agreed was good enough for government work ;) And to top ...
... be accomplished before dinner (or at least before midnight ;).
Tomorrow we are taking our practice run on the highway. If all goes well, we will take the camper to the weigh station and find out how much stuff we have crammed in here. Fingers crossed we didn't go over 2,500 pounds worth of cargo! And toes crossed we managed to get everything securely stowed! I will post again tomorrow evening to let you all know how it went. Wish us luck!
The boat is now in Hampton, VA. Much to my relief there is no damage from the boats exit through the ice up in Annapolis. Apparently as the crew approached the last 1/4 mile the ice thickened to 1"+, but at that point they were committed (having already gone more than a mile), being impractical to turn around. I was back at the marina in Annapolis yesterday and the ice was even thicker. We would have ...
... raped and murdered in some out of the way, ramshackle, alley next to the hostel? I am guessing no. I am not the first college student to try and travel on the cheap. I hope.
All the questions become whispers in the back of my mind as I think of all the things I will see, the people I will meet, and the fun I will have. That trumps all!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services