Travel Blogs from Charles Town
... thrown-up all over the place. We will be renting the house to friends who have graciously allowed us to leave some of our furniture in place. The rest will have to go into storage, most of it in one of the bedrooms. But all our remaining bookcases and cabinets need to be empty for their use. It has been a fabulous opportunity to get rid of needless clutter, which I am ashamed to admit was way more than I ever imagined possible. (Note to all: pretend you're ...
... what she said exactly, but it was a long list. “But don’t worry,” she continued. “Most snakes don’t want to hurt you. If you’re out in the bush and a snake comes along, just stop dead and let it slide over your shoes.”
This, I decided, was the least-likely-to-be-followed advice I have ever been given."
I did not take a photo of the Taipan, as I had stopped looking ...
We bought John and Sharon some chocolates as a gift and they bought us the most amazing gift of all - Vegemite! We were thrilled! We told the story how we had packed a tube to bring over with us but forgot to check it in our luggage at the airport so had to ditch it - Paul and I have been talking about ordering some on the Internet - now we don't have to.
They also bought us a ...
... pretty darn good considering that neither of them had gotten much sleep at all. Our challenge for the remainder of the day was to keep one another awake. We all managed to make it until about 7:00pm, but then all collapsed...literally.
The trip as a whole is still sinking in, and looking back the pictures now is still bringing it into focus. We all agree that it was an outstanding trip, but none of us is very eager to get back on a plane for a good long ...
... with all the 70's music everywhere?
- British Airways is the way to go when flying to Europe. It certainly means a lot when you have hot meals that don't cost extra. And the archive of videos was great. But Heathrow airport leaves much to be desired. I feel for everyone who's going to the Olympics in the summer.
Edinburgh is in the books. When and where's the next trip? :)
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service