The Country Inn at the Mall
Travel Blogs from Bangor
On the road again, this time a little jaunt to visit our southern neighbours in the good 'ole U.S. of A. Halifax to Houlton cross the border into Maine. Well, we almost did not gain entry to the States as Deborah missed the STOP sign at the border crossing, causing the Border guard to feverishly wave his hand at us to STOP!!! Deborah's apologetic …
... for 8 hours. For being in of the biggest cities of the world, the airport is far from comfortable and accommodating. We rested in the booths of a restaurant and then the packed gate area...catching up on the past year if we were old friends or becoming acquainted, if just ...
So, I'm off to Fuzhou for the 3rd year in a row. My bag only weighed 33 pounds, but that's good because inevitably I end up carrying the overweight goods from my traveling companions.
This year, again, we'll be teaching teachers of English. My level is middle school, and my content is American Lit. I take a regional approach that encompasses the NE (Wabanaki stories) to the Far West (Sandra Cisneros). But the main focus is not the content but the learning strategies that I ...
... so people could watch the fireworks over the Point, but no one expected that cars would be stopped after they had entered the tunnel! We could hear the fireworks starting, so I grabbed the girls and told Bill he could stay with the car if he liked, but we ran between cars and trucks, through the tunnel and out onto the bridge to watch the festivities. Fantastic! We had a perfect view; standing on the bridge, with thousands of ...
You know that cold sweat that builds up when you are completely tense and expecting things to go bad any second? As the countdown to my right started, I had already been white knuckling the steering wheel and sweating away for about 45 minutes. Beyond that 45 minute mark, the countdown continued along the lines of:
1 hr 34 minute walk
1 hr 12 minute walk
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking