Temperatures ranged from 61 to 87 degrees. One small downside of November is that many courses overseed with rye grass in September or October, when the Bermuda grass goes dormant. Speaking of stamina, the hardest thing about golf trips is dragging clubs around airports and rental car lots. Our first tee time in Scottsdale was 90 minutes after our flight arrived, so there was no room for delay. We also knew our hard-sided travel cases would not fit in the rental car unless we upgraded to a larger vehicle.
Yes I know that this blog post is way WAY delayed. Unfortunately it has been two years since the Sapa hiking trip. How much did it cost? How long did it take? What I do remember is that we ordered our hiking adventure through our hotel in Sapa. It was just our luck to get this one guide who had forgotten to bring along his tour guide pass.
During the recent school holidays we had an opportunity for a quick mini-break on the Gold Coast. My brother-in-law who lives in Los Angeles had to fly to the Gold Coast for a business trip. As he was coming out with his family, we all decided to join him — but not for the business part, just the holiday. Getting to the Gold Coast from Sydney is easy.
I attempted to contain my frustration while I helped them pinpoint our location on the atlas. How did both trip leaders miss the signs road and landscape , when they had been to the cliff many times before? Rather than feeling initially confused, why did they feel a high level of confidence until too late? It turns out, this type of confidence has been well-studied and has an official name: