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In March of 2013 I embarked on a grand adventure to the rainforests of Côte d'Ivoire in pursuit of the endangered, elusive, enigmatic pygmy hippopotamus. After that plan fell apart completely (see previous blog episodes from more details), I eventually regrouped and in March of 2014 embarked on another (perhaps slightly less grand) adventure. This time the plan was to visit (almost) all the zoos in the USA with pygmy hippos and collect that all-informative substance, dung! Yes, ...
Spring Break!!!!! And guess who we found in Orlando... Stace! We're so excited that after such a long time waiting to see her, we met up with her in Orlando - Stace will be travelling with us for the next couple of weeks who hoo! Stace flew in from Managua (Nicaragua) and was happy to get a hot shower and a dry towel at our hotel when she arrived! It was a little hard getting accommodation in beautiful Florida, so we went ...
I promised the kids that this summer I would take them on a road trip, so that's what I did. Regretfully when I first planned this trip Vera, Jennifer, Melanie and Uncle Rusty were supposed to join us. however as luck would have it Vera and Rusty could not take time off from work and Jennifer and Melanie were with their dad. So it was just me, Rebecca, Chris and Hubert.
Monday July 29th:
Our first ...
On Monday, we headed south to West Palm Beach, but made a stop in Cape Canaveral to see the Kennedy Space Center. I had never been there before, and the last time Gabe was there he was 6, and was the day before the Challenger blew up - wow! Unfortunately, we did not make it on a day that they had a scheduled launch, but we found plenty of other exciting attractions.
First we walked through the Exploration Space exhibit were we saw life ...
... the coast as we pulled out of Pensacola I'm certain Papa Bear was showing more signs of life and less like a wilted flower. Ahhh! If only we could've continued the scenic coastal route around the State Park for deer shooters which is at the neck of the pan handle of Florida. But we had a hard time finding the access point (Sauli told us later that it was accessible) so we missed something that would have been different to freeway driving. Nevermind, we need to zoom ...
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