I was tagged by the really excellent blogger, Brooke of Brooke verses World, to do a blog about my 3 best travel secrets. Go read her blog — it is really good. Here is what I’ve got to offer: (1) Kindle. As those of you that have been reading my […]
What I liked about the experience was the theatre: Paradiso Cinema/Café/Bar. Ripped off name, but great little place. The seats in the theatre are big couches, overstuffed chairs, bean bags, and even a small car, with the top sawed off. You can order beer and wine and bring it on it with you and the same for full meals from the attached kitchen. Really nice concept.
“Vehicle boot (trunk) parties are not permitted on the grounds. Neither are naked parties.” “You may be prohibited entry if you are mashed, smashed or generally off your face on alcohol or illicit drugs.” (I like the ‘may’ part of that, in addition to the language).
I have written before about some of the joys of traveling overland and avoiding planes. There are some downsides, for sure, but being able to feel the miles go by and see some of the things you see out the window of a bus, car or train (instead of the world literally flying by at 20,000 feet) is something that I really cherish about this particular trip.
I randomly stumbled — random good stumbling has been a hallmark of my trip — into an unexpected pleasure last weekend in Wellington, New Zealand. It was the weekend of the annual Wellington Sevens Rugby Tournament. During the trip, I’ve had the chance to watch some rugby on television with […]
I love wine. I am pretty sure that I have written here on this blog at some point that I’m quite likely going to be the guy at the A.A. meeting in the future that stands up and says, “My name is Mike and I’m an alcoholic. But I’m just […]