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... us an opportunity to view Atlantis up close, while telling the story of the 30-year Space Shuttle Program through a number of hands-on and interactive mediums. The kids were very excited to take part in the Shuttle Launch Experience which was a simulation of launching into space and orbiting Earth aboard the space shuttle. Guest "crew members" , aka us, strap in for this launch replication, which immerses visitors in the sights, sounds and feelings of a space ...
... mega yachts that only a small percentage of the world population can afford. Captain and First Mate would love to check out the interiors of those babies but so far, we have not managed to get invited.
I should mention that we originally hoped to stay in Palm Beach but the marinas in that area had been fully booked for about two months due to the Sun Festival that was to take place that week end. So, onwards and upwards we toodled to North Palm Beach, ...
... did have a few minutes to visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame down the street. This is more of a museum dedicated to the various space programs, with some interesting memorabilia.
All of this made us want to watch Apollo 13 again.
Today was capped with the siting of an alligator swimming along in a roadside ditch. Now we really know we are in Florida.
... nights. Plan to go to Cocoa Beach tomorrow to look at possible condos for a longer term stay after the cruises. Picked Cocoa Beach instead of Fort Lauderdale or Orlando areas because there were more condos available at better prices. After this, we move down to Fort Lauderdale for the night before the cruise. Then it is on to "The High Seas" ...
... all day and be happy. After lunch we went out to the pool and rode the Aqua Duck which was so much fun. Tonight was out formal night d so we all got dressed up and went for our family portrait. Before dinner we met Brett who is the cruise director and an Aussie. We remembered Brett from the Dismey Cruise documentary on the travel channel. He's a really nice guy . For dinner we ate at Animators Pallate ...
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