Ocean Hotel

236 9th street, Miami Beach, Florida, United States | Hostel

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Days 282 - 298: Cruising On Land And At Sea

A travel blog entry by djmorton


... s very sad considering shore excursion companies are often owned by overseas investors, charging customers top dollar and paying employees minimum wage. This problem isn't isolated to Jamaica. The same story was told in all of the 12 Caribbean islands we have now visited. Tipping is essential for their survival.
On a lighter note, once we arrived back to the ship, Dave gave himself a drunken haircut. Rum punch led to this new 'hairdresser' having an early night, so it ...

Florida Keys

A travel blog entry by jas20j


... beaches on both sides of the park were inviting, and the water warm. There is a good view of the Bahia Honda bridge and the Flagler railway bridge which now sits abandoned nearby. In the early 1900’s, Flagler instigated the building of the rail bridge from Miami to Key West. It provided the unique opportunity to travel by rail ‘over the sea’. There was much fanfare and formal celebration when the train reached its destination. Unfortunately the ...

I'm in Miami.....Beach!

A travel blog entry by beckywilliamson


... in one of the sun tents to get out of the rain. It passed quickly, we then headed back to our Art Deco hotel to the heated pool. Once it heated up the waitress came round with frozen grapes! We went for a walk around South Beach and enjoyed the pedestrian Lincoln ...

Oh my word! What if I'd missed it???

A travel blog entry by pjh60


... any difference to the driver’s conversation on her mobile with her daughter about how she should work harder at school. But the wheels are rolling again in the right direction and as Georgia comes into view, we see the crew in the process of removing the gangway – but it is still down. Never have I been so pleased – the digital numbers suddenly stopped – and we scrambled up that gangway like sure footed mules on a ...

Last of Miami

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana


... a vibrant "look-at-me-blue." In the early afternoon, we sat down for a late breakfast at a sunny sidewalk cafe where we continued to enjoy the parade of humanity.

We are now back at the hotel indulging in their wi-fi. Soon we will head to the airport where we will hang out until time for our overnight flight to Argentina. Our next post will be from Buenos ...


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