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Tuesday, May 31, 2005


My sister Georgette has me feeling like I am in Ground Hog's day. So far I have had 3 birthday cakes. Posted by Hello

Monday, May 30, 2005


The young guns beat the old guys (40 +) by two runs in our annual stick ball game 11-9. Posted by Hello

There is nothing like going home and seeing old friends and family members. Posted by Hello

I am in Connecticut for my favorite weekend of the year.  Posted by Hello

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Video of baking bread in the ground and a farm visit in Iceland

Marimba in Iceland!

Here's a video of some quick shots of the Iceland scenery.

Friday, May 27, 2005

Video of 45 minute flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri

Video of Reykjavik's famous church-- Hallgrimskirkja

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Video from our Super Jeep Golden Triangle Tour

Click the link above.

Video of SFO-KEF Flight

Here is the first video I made from Iceland.

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


View From Top of the Church (See Below) Posted by Hello

I am back in Reykjavík. Just checked out the city's most famous landmark --- Hallgrímskirkja. It's a Lutheran church in the center of town. Pretty cool. Cost 350 Kr ($5.41 USD) to take the elevator 8 floors to the top.

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Monday, May 23, 2005


Just had the most amazing experience at the Myvatn Nature Baths in North Iceland. The Outside Air Temp 35, Water Temp 104.  Posted by Hello

Visited the whaling town of Husavik. The Whale Museum is a must visit.  Posted by Hello

Sunday, May 22, 2005


I am in the middle of nowhere. Seriously! And it's snowing.  Posted by Hello

Just flew 45 minutes North to Akureyri.  Posted by Hello

The Great Geysir -- the namesake of all geysers!
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Saturday, May 21, 2005


Took a SuperJeep across the mountains to Gullfoss ("Golden Falls"). Posted by Hello

Friday, May 20, 2005


This is what it looked like flying over Greenland.  Posted by Hello

Thursday, May 19, 2005


This is the flight I took. Posted by Hello

Can you guess where I flew last night? I will give you a hint. It was the inaugural flight from SFO to ???
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Wednesday, May 18, 2005


Just found out that JohnnyJet.com made Australia's "The Bulletin" (Their Newsweek) -- As One of the Hottest Travel Sites
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Monday, May 16, 2005

Video of LA$-LAX Flight (read below before clicking this link)

On the flight back to LAX my Cousin Dennis was trying to be sneaky by pretending he was in the aisle seat. I booked the ticketes myself so I knew I was in the aisle and he had the window. However, he didn't know I was doing him a favor by giving him the exit row window seat because it's the best seat on the plane (there is no seat in front, and the seat reclines). He obviously didn’t realize that or take a look when he stood to do the side of the row to let me go in first. Of course when he sneakily offered it to me, I jumped in it. When he saw how plush my seat was he tried to get it back but I said "oh no" and that’s when I rolled the video camera.

Video LAX - Vega$ Flight

I made a couple quick videos of the flights to and from Las Vegas. The flight over is not funny or anything great but what it does do is it gives readers a feel for the 42 minute LAX-LAS flight.

Friday, May 13, 2005


We had an early dinner at the Terrace Point Cafe in Wynn. Our waiter Michel was awesome and the food was not only good but relatively inexpensive.
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Thursday, May 12, 2005


Wynn has done an incredible job on the jaw dropping beautiful interior design. My favorite section is a bar/restaurant that requires guests to take a curving escalator (have you ever seen one of those?) with the most colorful glass umbrellas suspended overhead.
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I just checked out Vegas' newest Hotel and Casino. Wynn Las Vegas (WynnLasVegas.com) located right on the Strip did not disappoint. The place rocks and even has an 18 hole golf course.  Posted by Hello

Just flew to Vega$ on America West. Will post pics from Wynn shortly.  Posted by Hello

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Picture Video Of My Trip To The Kentucky Derby

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

SDF-DFW-LAX


As I mentioned in this week's newsletter Johnnyjet.com/folder/archive/letter05_11_05.html I met an ESPN commentator named Kurt on the ParkOne airport Shuttle bus. He was going to the KY Derby as well and was not only on my flight to Chicago but also on my flights back to L.A. (via Dallas). What's crazy about that is that I was reminded a valuable lesson -- never to assume. When we landed in DFW I saw Kurt look at his tikcet so I asked him what time was our flight to LAX (I figured we were on the same flight). He said it was at 10:40. Well, at the gate we learned that the 10:40 flight was now delayed 2 hours. Ugghh! When we asked about getting on the earlier flights -- the agent said all they were full. Luckily, when I asked about getting compensated I was nice because 2 hours later when the flight was ready to depart and I asked if I could get a seat with no one next to me. The agent looked at my ticket and said "You are not even on this flight"! She said you were ticketed for the 11:16 which is halfway to L.A.. I turned as red as a tomato. What a fool I am for not looking at my ticket! Fortunately, the 10:40am plane(which ended up taking off at 1:50pm) was empty and the agent not only allowed me to board without paying a fee but gave me a whole row to myself. Moral of the story: Never assume, look at your ticket's carefully and always be nice to the flight attendants and gate agents even when you are complaining! BTW: The pic above is of the $3 snack pack that American offers.
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Sunday, May 08, 2005


We stayed at the Galt House with all the celebs. Our favorite was Patti Labelle. She couldn't have been any nicer.  Posted by Hello

None of us picked Giacomo but we all had the best time. Posted by Hello

Thursday, May 05, 2005


Afterwards my Dad and I took a private tour of Louisville Slugger. Too cool! Posted by Hello

Guess who I met? Miss KY!Posted by Hello