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... and we arrived at the apartment complex by a man and his dog. No not a joke, literally a man a his dog. Not only was he a man and a dog but a very handsome Italian guy and the cutest Labrador/pit bull I have ever met. He carried (did I mention carried??) my bag to my room for me and then we chatted in the kitchen for a while. He showed us how his dog high fives you and plays dead when you pretend to shoot him. (Sometimes it's just the little things) in the back ...
... 160;I suppose if your perspective includes getting bombed, war rations, Nazis, Fascists, Communists, the EU debacle and incessant reminders of the horrors inflicted upon you by your neighbors going back 2-3,000 years, the US of A does look pretty darn good, especially when you are getting tipped nicely by prosperous American tourists. But underneath the admiration - real or for show - personal interests seemed pervasive. I read once that in Europe, people like to show ...
... guests such as Teddy Roosevelt and Babe Ruth.
The furnishings of the hotel took me back to what I would have imagined in the Titanic. This hotel became a place of rest and recreation for the rich and famous.
I imagine a time when people "dressed" for dinner and I imagine waltzing on the veranda. This was not just a hotel; it was a full ...
... it was dark and as Terri's house is in the country, we had to be extra careful and watch out for critters in the road! Dawn rode with us towards the 19 and split. Luckily the ride was uneventful and we arrived back safely.
After we got back to the house we realised that although we all had cameras, not one of us thought to take any pictures lol.
Miles ridden today - ...
... as soon as we boarded, so we dropped our carryons, and headed to Cagney's for lunch. Started with a Shrimp Cocktail, for Dad.
Our room was very spacious. and so was the balcony. There were 2 regular chairs, and a small cocktail type table, as well as 2 loungers on that balcony...score for us!
Drink of the Day today ...