DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
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... the next 8 months.
One woman asked us what we had seen of Scottsdale. We laughed and said, "Absolutely nothing!" and felt no shame in that. I'm sure it is a beautiful city, but we needed some relaxation time and I think we were all tired of sightseeing in the desert. We have loved our time in the SW USA, but we are ready to move on. A couple of days in San Diego and then off to the OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD! Wow!
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In late 2012 I actually began to put on bodyweight. It certainly wasn't just adding a couple pounds in some places, I'm talking about body fat just kept piling up. As opposed to most of the time, nothing I performed looked as if it would work. It used to be that I would simply change my diet just slightly, visit a fitness center, possibly take on a ...
... briefly for lunch and then headed off again to Scottsdale, through Phoenix. The movies Jerry Maguire and Little Miss sunshine were filmed here, which is pretty cool.
The weather is getting much colder now with the temperature tonight in Scottsdale around 5 degrees. Tonight we travelled to dinner in style in little tuk-tuk style cars! It was so fun to get shown around Scottsdale this way and see all the pretty Christmas lights! We went to a sports bar again for ...
... store, an ice cream store with delicious gelatos (we had salted Carmel!) and a restaurant. The surfaces in the restaurant are completely covered in dollar bills and currencies from 67 countries. The place was packed so we had brought in our guide books and expected to wait. Within 5 min we had cold Superstition lager in frosty mason jars! The food was excellent and was too fast to do any reading. Just ...
... week we headed to the town of Prescott north towards the Grand Canyon . It's amazing what altitude can do to the weather, We wore sweaters and jeans and I was still a bit chilly at night but the town is at about 6,000 feet - there was snow in the hills!! The B&B was lovely and the town a real old western small town that had once been the territorial capital of the Arizona Territory - before it was a state. We went to the famous Palace Saloon.