Rio Sands Lodge
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... that has about 11,000 residents and is quite a unique old town. It is very different than Washington. No Wal-Marts or anything like that. It is not loud or crazy or overpopulated. I stayed here for 2 days and spend most of my time focusing on exploring Mt Diablo. Mt Diablo is 3,864 feet above sea level, but it is actual a pretty good hike because it starts at sea level. I did about ...
... as I wanted to experience the US federal institution that is Amtrak and I was not disappointed. Dining in the 1950s carriage and enjoying a drink in the Parlour I waved at the people we passed who’d stopped their cars so see our tin-can carriages trundle alongside the Pacific coast.
I was met from the train by Lew, one half of another lovely American couple I’d met in Tahiti on the Aranui freightliner. I stayed with them in ...
... br> Mobile phone and high speed cable deals abound.
Famous (at one time) actors add their fading credibility to financial services offerings.The normal beauty and hair products are also regularly touted.
In general, there seems to be a big emphasis on health treatments. No real surprise in this (if you've seen late night broadcasting in Oz), except here, nothing seems to be off limits and bodily functions rank high on the priority scale.
Everything from sore ...
... to wait until I arrived at the airport before grabbing a quick bite. When I arrived at Heathrow, Sylvia was waiting for me. She had come to see me off and wish me a hearty bon voyage. Maybe I really had guilt-tripped her with the Elton John concert story, but mostly I’d like to think it was because of 40-plus years of friendship. Regardless, it was a very nice touch and one that was really appreciated.
The 11-hour flight from Heathrow to ...
... to go. More importantly, ensuring that I also don't neglect my other responsibilities in the mean time. Can't wait.
I have friends looking forward to following our adventure, so I see this blog as a good way to stay in touch as well as journal the trip as it unfolds. However, as this is my first blog, be forewarned that grammar is not my strong suit and I love run on sentences. I thank all who are showing our group ...