Travel Blogs from Phoenix
... from Los Angeles was overbooked, but luckily I made it on and got the last seat on the plane.
Before you go, here are some tips you should know:
1. Bring cash and lots of brand new dollars.
(They don't like to accept worn, old dollars for some reason)
Credit Cards are useful only at ritzy places.
2. Mosquito repellant
4. Passport size picture for your Visa
ok so the title doesn't quite match the original Eagles song but hey ho! I haven't been to Winslow yet!
Landed at 15.00 in Phoenix, felt a bit like groundhog day from back in 2010 when I landed ready to start the ACE program - good memories!
Walked into the hostel and wow, brand new, met the owners and within 20 minutes cycled to atour of the 'Westwood Ho' with them, a famous hotel from the 1920's, now used as a home for the elderly and disabled. ...
... food as the only "things to do".
- The customer service aspect is really interesting. Due to integrated restaurant tips in Europe, the service there is much more distant and your server may take three smoke breaks while your water glass is empty, but it also prolongs the meal time and helps promote conversation and deep thought (esp. not having a cell phone to escape to). It also means that, when you hit it off with someone ...
... were FULL of pine needles and what seemed like sand. This was about half way up the insides of the gutters. What a job! About 2 hours and I was soaked - more that if I had been thrown in a pool! And dirty! Put everything away and into the house dripping muddy water and straight to the shower! A ham and cheese sandwich for dinner with a glass of milk! Packaged some more sold Ebay things, talked to Phil for a bit and off to bed. New record for the day of 109 degrees at 3:23 PM.
... and surprised our son.
Decide to take everyone to the Phoenix Zool
Now, Zoo's have never been our thing, But ! The one in Chetumal made us change our minds.
So when the kids mentioned the Phoenix Zoo------What a great family outing.
We had a blast watching our granddaughters, enjoying all the animals.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed