The accommodations were one of the highlights of the trip. There is a world of difference between this type of accommodation and a "hotel" room. We had a two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment type living space, which included a full size kitchen--with a washer and dryer. There is no comparison. Being able to wash clothes, in the privacy of our own space, being able to prepare dinner, really helped things go more smoothly.
Traveling in springtime meant unpredictable weather. Temperatures ranged from the 60's to the 90's, so knowing we had a washer and dryer helped us to pack outfits for many situations without stuffing our bag with a week's worth of hot or cool clothes. We could get by with o...Read More