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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Not to bring up an old post but trying to figure...

Not to bring up an old post but trying to figure out details of the current "Bay Suite" at the IC SF. Does it have a large enough area inside to host a private dinner for 6 to 8 people comfortably? ...
Apr 23, 15, 1:22 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Summary review of 3 different stays here at the...

Summary review of 3 different stays here at the Hyatt Mag Mile over the past 6 weeks or so.

Particularly in observation of what some others have posted about the hotel :
- Guest arrival and lobby...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 13, 15, 10:34 am
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

The stretch of HWY 101 that runs from about South...

The stretch of HWY 101 that runs from about South San Francisco by SFO down to Redwood City is Pharma Alley. Lots of small to very large "drug" companies.

Yup, been there done that ...

Cheers,...
Forum: Peru
Mar 5, 15, 3:17 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Saw your post above as well as follow-up. I'm not...

Saw your post above as well as follow-up. I'm not sure I'm qualified to speak as to what "locals think of as great food" but happy to chime in re a couple places. Also note the ones you listed mostly...
Forum: Peru
Feb 24, 15, 1:58 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Sounds like fun! For big and small. On my...

Sounds like fun! For big and small.

On my various trips to Lima and around Peru, saw lots of kids in that range. (Maybe 3 is on the low end of things.)

2 things I recall.
- Overflight of...
Jan 21, 15, 3:54 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

You must be referring to this thread ......

You must be referring to this thread ... http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/1429161-travel-kettle.html

Grin ... the Sanyo is a classic ... I still miss mine which "walked away" from...
Jan 5, 15, 3:57 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

My own record here has been 2 for 2 with plat...

My own record here has been 2 for 2 with plat upgrades. I think many others have had the same experience based on the posts. However, as usual, never 100% sure.

March is before the peak season so...
Dec 8, 14, 1:19 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I would point out that there may be at least 2...

I would point out that there may be at least 2 things in/near the hotel that are not a "waste" of time ...

1) The pottery studio of Pablo Seminario (http://www.ceramicaseminario.com/en/) He is a...
Dec 8, 14, 10:17 am
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I have both of the same large sized one you are...

I have both of the same large sized one you are looking at and happy to add the following :

Limbo :
+metal frame makes large loads a little more "reassuring". When both bags are fully loaded and...
Forum: Peru
Dec 5, 14, 1:18 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Hey Mike, The itin (with changes re last...

Hey Mike,

The itin (with changes re last day at Cusco) looks like it will be a nice week away from the bay area. I think spending the first night at Ollanta will be better than at Cusco anyway...
Nov 25, 14, 7:29 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Brings to mind a (non-UA) flight from Suzhou,...

Brings to mind a (non-UA) flight from Suzhou, China to Shenzhen, China I was on years ago ...

When I got to the check-in lobby, I noticed that there were vendors selling live chinese hairy crabs...
Nov 17, 14, 1:30 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Oh boy, I'm with you on this one. I don't know...

Oh boy, I'm with you on this one. I don't know where to start.

Currently 1K. When I made MM a couple years ago, I told myself that 2MM will never happen and I was done with United. Switched from...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 17, 14, 1:19 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

For this reason, many "game" or "lottery" entries...

For this reason, many "game" or "lottery" entries are technically limited to legal residents of the US only. (In the fine print)

To the OP, congrats on the win. Hope you either find someone to...
Oct 29, 14, 4:22 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

HA! I guess we better not mix up our cards. Mine...

HA! I guess we better not mix up our cards. Mine is the same. Been to the TDI twice now over ~4 years and it is wonderful. The hotel (both hardware and staff) has held up well and even improved over...
Forum: Peru
Oct 3, 14, 3:43 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Specific responses to your questions. 1) 3...

Specific responses to your questions.

1) 3 hours tight but doable. Assuming everything from no flight delays, traffic around the airport and who knows what else.

2) Limited spanish is one of...
Sep 2, 14, 9:06 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Mine are all external, long series of numbers,...

Mine are all external, long series of numbers, imprinted parallel to the hinge.

Being the OP of this old thread, also would like to add that I have noticed some sellers on ebay will "scratch off"...
Aug 19, 14, 1:43 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I've been to MP and TDI a couple times and have...

I've been to MP and TDI a couple times and have done it both ways. My opinion of the plus/minus below.

Train to/from TDI directly
+ Door to door convenience
+ Not having to deal with the taxi...
Forum: Peru
Jul 11, 14, 1:21 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Hi iahphx, You headed back for a repeat...

Hi iahphx,

You headed back for a repeat trip? I seem to recall we exchanged messages a couple years back re Sabino/DupTours too. I went back again last year for a visit (after a 2-3 year hiatus)...
Jul 7, 14, 6:52 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I tried this exact same thing once but was...

I tried this exact same thing once but was rebuffed by the dragon (or gremlin) because we were not on the same flight itin. (I'm not a UC member, only 1k getting access on international itin at SFO)....
Apr 9, 14, 7:51 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

DUP/Sabino is great and I've used (and...

DUP/Sabino is great and I've used (and recommended) them quite a bit. He sometimes may take a couple days to get back to you but he is on it. (Or sometimes Karina responds on his behalf.)
Forum: Peru
Jan 25, 14, 10:12 am
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I would do it. That would be a nice weekend away...

I would do it. That would be a nice weekend away in Lima.

The Sheraton is not all that walkable except perhaps to the main plaza/presidential palace/cathedral/catacombs area. Miraflores may be a...
Jan 25, 14, 9:56 am
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Last minute but I do have an extra tix for the...

Last minute but I do have an extra tix for the 12-1pm slot that will not be used. SO cannot make it and if anyone is interested please PM.

SF
Jan 22, 14, 3:18 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

I've been to both properties in the Campeche...

I've been to both properties in the Campeche area. (Hacienda Campeche and Hacienda Uayamon) One is a "city" type property in the middle of town and the other is a "middle of the jungle" property....
Forum: Peru
Jan 4, 14, 7:23 pm
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Posted By SometimesFlyer

Yup, you should be able to without any issues. ...

Yup, you should be able to without any issues.

Do note, if you are planning to hike the Inca Trail, it is usually closed Feb of each year for maintenance.

Cheers,
SF
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