Great Eastern Motor Lodge
- Multilingual staff
- Microwave in room
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... are going to bulldoze lovely old Jugendstil buildings, replace them with gargantuan monsters of glass and steel, not the itty bitty stuff. Architecturally, where Sydney is a Zegna spiv, Perth is a pensioner in a double-breasted Lowes suit. But Fremantle is nice. Old buildings preserved. Its CBD full of live day and night. Right on the edge of suburban Perth! If for some unfathomable reason the Institute had to move to Perth, it would move to Fremantle. Even free rent on the ...
... s are boring. However, today I decided to change that routine. So I came home from class and decided that today, I will adventure.
So I came home, grabbed my camera, put on some sunblock (don't worry mom, I put a lot on) and decided to head down to the train station for a trip into the city. One of my other roommates had just gotten out of work and had no other plans for the rest of the day (and she doesn't mind looking like a tourist ...
... and attempted escapes. The most successful was the Catalpa Rescue in 1876, where there was an elaborate plan that resulted in six Irish prisoners being rescued by a ship flying the American flag. Their ship was pursued, demanded to surrender, and a warning shot fired from a cannon... and then the Royal Navy was advised that firing on the ship would be considered an act of war against America, and the Catalpa eventually slipped away, without ...
So after a semi confusing bus ride with one strange bus driver (#72, rant about technology) i made it to the lodge and the nice french guys made sure that I found my way. I ended up getting a nice double room and shared with a guy named Mark, the room wasn't ready when I arrived but that was okay as I wanted to get my bank stuff and errands done anyways. Jet lag is a bummer and although I slept at nearly the right time i have to admit that nearly the whole time I was ...
... we landed and I commented that I thought he would have baked some muffins down the back. About 5 minutes later he came back with a big smile and 2 warm blueberry muffins, nicely presented on a plate for us. He said "your wish is my command".
Ben said to me "do you do this all the time"?
We are now in the Qantas lounge feeling tired in anticipation of the next flight. At least it is a bit more pleasant waiting ...