Sayville Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sayville
... were served buffet style. On one occasion when we stopped for lunch at El Avion it was not buffet. We wish it would have been as it lasted almost two hours. Carolyn and I as I think I mentioned previously usually just grab a snack for lunch so we don't waste precious sightseeing time. This was one example of wasted time. The farewell dinner last night would have been classier if a sit down meal was served. I assume that buffet meals are ...
... camping lifestyle. Lets hope she does not get car sick. Tomorrow afternoon we leave for our 2013 trip through:
1. Great Smokey Mountain National Park
2. Durango Colorado
3. Mesa Verde National Park,
4. Lake Powell, AZ
5. Grand Canyon National Park
6. Phoenix, AZ
7. San Diego, Ca
I will try to keep up with the blog as we travel depending on internet availability.
... went off with a bang. Plenty of people showed up and the BBQ itself was smashing (donated by our bizzare landlord, who has a habit of ditching his broken items with us). The pool table went well, remaining in tact, and the rest of the house was left in pretty good condition! I went to bed about 2:30am, since I am an old man, but some people stayed until almost 5am, jolly good effort!
Before I knew it, it was Wednesday, and time for my "5 hour ...
Well that's it, the end of my first (shortened, thanks to George and Abe) week of work. I can honestly say that I enjoyed my work, so that is good.
Tuesday was orientation, where I had to sign a slew of forms to prove that I had been shown all relevant information regarding my rights as an employee. I remember every word of everything I signed, and will never come to regret any of it I'm sure.
Also was given the low down on ...
... streets, and small shops. The area appeared to be safe, but a little too quiet when you had to walk three blocks from our Metro stop after 10pm.
We really enjoyed Madrid, and found the cost of dinners to be about one third less than New York. Overall I'd say that the cost of living was much lower than what we're used to, which translates into a relatively affordable city to ...