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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Christmas Day morning is quiet here at the resort. Some folks are heading for the golf course, some have gone to visit friends and relatives who live nearby. Others, like us are going to stay put today.
Jil and I made a pact that our stay here at Sands was to be our Christmas gift to one another. Our pacts apparently are made to be ignored as Jil gave me a nice golf shirt and I gave her a golf blouse. Our furry ones got some yummy dog bones and a lot of fun romps in the ...
... a valley surrounded with shear rock walls and piles of rocks that kept the area hidden from local ranchers and was rumored to be the hideout of cattle rustlers. After a picnic lunch we headed to “Keys View”, at 5,185 feet it was the highest point in the park accessible to the general public. It was a long drive up the mountain, but the views from the top made it all worthwhile; we could overlook the valley far below that consisted of Palm Springs and ...
... place seems to have a little charm that could make up for the "grandma decor." I did see some good reviews for the restaurant.
Fortunately, I found a great deal on Booking.com for the nice, new hotel in town for €52/nt which is just a couple euros more a night than Hôtel l'Univers. Score! The best part is that it's right by our new architect's office.
I also made a hotel reservation for Toulouse. The difficult part was finding a ...
... for a destination wedding! I love weddings, especially destination weddings, so what a perfect induction to our trip. John and Becky decided to be true to themselves and instead of having the conventional wedding, they celebrated their love on the slopes where they met.
Pre-departure, I decided to call up all the suggested places to stay and see if we might be able to dry camp in their parking lots. Very first call paid off, ...
... before and I thought this excerpt was interesting from my update in February of 2009:
“That's right both Amanda and I are going to be Community Assistants(RAs) next year and so we need to do training in may term and then in early august. Out of sixty people who applied there were only forty spots so I am grateful it worked out for the both of us. I am going to be a RA in the dorm that I live in now (Fairmont) for next year and Amanda is going to be a RA in ...