2017 Summary

2017 Summary

Now that 2017 is over, it is time to look back at my travels this year. Austin I started out in Austin, TX in February for a work. Hence, I did not take many pictures. Flew from: SVG-AMS-HOU and back.  Drove from HOU to Austin. Next time, stay the night at a hotel in...

West Coast

West Coast

Last night I drove to two hours to Grand Rapids, to prepare for today's surprise visit.  I am a bit excited about it! Heading out a bit before 8am. The plan is to drive slowly and stop to take photos. Having a quick stop along the road for a quick breakfast.  In...

Detroit

Detroit

So now I am doing a small detour. From Las Vegas I am flying to Detroit and staying over for two nights, so I can surprise the daughter of my friends. She is staying a year on the west coast. Hopefully the plan will work out fine and no one is making her suspicious....

Leaving LAS

Leaving LAS

Started with breakfast this morning. There was supposed to be one in our hotel. When arriving it turned out there wasn't. We could take the shuttle bus to another hotel. However, on our back and forth did not tempt very much. Opted for the food court, where I had a...

Day 5

Day 5

Another day at the conference. Some interesting sessions, others not so much. After sessions I took the shuttle bus to the Venetian and walked around in Minature Venice.  Quite nice.  The sky seen below on the two next pictures is fake... Walked back to MGM. A picture...

Day 4

Day 4

Another day at the conference. Opted for breakfast and follow the keynote on twitter. Much more relaxing. It lasted for two hours, so I walked over to one of the three Starbucks at the hotel. Today's lunch. This is the hall where they server the lunch at MGM. At...

Day 3

Day 3

Woke up early today and prepared for a meeting at 7am, just to discover it was cancelled.  Anyway I processed my emails, which was good. Another day at the conference. Three sessions today. Have a goal of leaving the hotel today, as I didn't get out yesterday. I guess...

Day 2

Day 2

First day with conference. Started out with an American Breakfast in the food court. Half the price of the Grand Buffet. This hotel is really huge.  Have everything I need to stay in here for weeks.  Have been attending three sessions today. The reservation, waiting...

Day 1

Day 1

Slept till 9am. I really needed it! Trying to figure out what to do today. Starting of with breakfast at the buffet. Seems pricy but there are lots of food. Need to find a simpler breakfast place as I don't need a full meal in the morning. Credit card was blocked for...

Leaving for LAS

Leaving for LAS

Last trip to the US in 2017. This time to the AWS re:invent conference in Las Vegas. It is a long flight with three legs. Leaving at 9:50 today. Won't be there till 20:27 local time. I.E. 04:27 my time. It was a dark rainy morning. Breakfast in the morning. Now...