Well, when I turned up at my hotel - Duxton Hotel Wellington - I discovered that I was sharing a room with one of my colleagues. Ok, it's part of team bonding, I'll go with the flow.
I get up to the room, and it's a suite, with just ONE double bed. Now, I like Ben and all, but this is just unacceptable. I head down to tell the staff at the front desk, and they had a good laugh when I told them there was only ONE bed. "We know" they said, amidst smirks. AND they informus that there are no other rooms in the hotel available (how can this be - no offence, but it is Wellington). Jeremy the Duty Manager tried his hardest (or so he said) and in the end we get a FOLDAWAY bed put into the lounge room.
Ben and I decided to play ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS to determine who gets the bed.
There is a desk in this room, so looking on the bright side, I decide to try and get some work done & maybe read some blogs.
So, I turn on my PC and search for a WiFi network. Nope.
So, I look around for the in-room broadband connection. Nope.
I call the front desk and they tell me I can use my modem and dial-up connection, or I can access the internet via the tv in the room.
What the?? Dial-up? I can't remember the last I used a dialup connection! What year are we in?? It's 2005 people! We need high speed internet access. I'm staying in the capital city of a modern progressive country and what do I get? A dialup connection and a FOLDAWAY bed. I certainly wont be able to watch the zephrometer webcam.
Tomorrow I'm going to look for a nearby WiFi Hotspot and maybe a new hotel.
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