The Phoenician, Scottsdale
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I went to Scottsdale by bus I arrived their on 15.03.2013, I stayed in The Phoenician resort, it is one of the best resorts in Scottsdale. I spend my First day at the resort, I did spa and I played golf. The next day I went to one of the most luxury malls there which is Fashion square mall and I did some shopping and I went to the old town …
... although she may not be keeping quite the same "pace" as some of our guests. She is likely to simply want to sleep and eat after her term at University. I figure I can get her out biking if there is a shoe outlet store at the end of the ride. Poor kid, we are now into the "winding down the fridge contents' mode after 2 months- so who knows what she'll get fed - whatever it is , it will certainly have salsa on it as we seem to have ...
Thursday wasThanksgiving so Mark and Svetlana picked us up for our first mountain hike.. we drove to the Mcdowell mountains and parked at the base, in 124th street ,ready to climb the Sunrise Trail.. this trail straddles the mountainous divide between Scottsdale and Fountain hills.
it is a gentle hike at first with hundreds of cactus lining the path, growing to about 30ft tall, after about 1.5miles you reach the saddle where you get the first views over the ...
... most of it! Leaving a financial mess for the boys, or at least for James who is taking care of everything. Tonight I went to the rec hall to watch a movie-The Descendants - which I had been wanting to see. A very good, but terribly sad movie. Wife is in coma and eventually dies, lots of family problems, very heart tugging. But the neat thing for me was that it was set and filmed in Oahu, Hawaii and on Kauai, where we stay. I recognized most of the places and at ...
... hot-tub, big plants (inside & out), gigantic cactus of all types throughout the yard and a fire pit. There's even a big rock (inside the house) at the front door to remind us that we're at "The Rocks." Our personal concierge group consited of four people that can arrange anything incuding transportation, tours (Grand Canyon, balloon rides, golfing packages, river rafting, airplane/helicopter), access to sporting events, spa ...
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