Churchill Suites Crown Miami Beach
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... speakers, there are many Brazilians as well as all sorts of Europeans. One of our cab drivers was a Haitian guy - there must be quite a few of them, as there are signs in 'Patois' (a Haitian dialect of French) in many places in Miami.
We might be getting used to the American accent on TV (many of the shows on TV at home are American anyway) but we were reminded again of another 'only in America' ...
... definitely swarmed by bugs. We took a quick walk on the wide, empty beach. The sand was very compact again, just like Daytona, but the water seemed a little chillier. We wished we could have stayed longer but we had to get on the road again. It was slow driving through the beach areas around Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, but we were able to make up some time once we got out of those areas and hit the less developed areas ...
... run together. The TSA agent said they would have to run everything through again. But to do that the agent had to climb halfway into the machine to retrieve the cane and other bins. On the second try everything came through fine.
Leslie got back into the wheelchair and we were off to our gate, D2. After quite a distance, the lady helping us took us up a couple of floors in an elevator. We stopped ...
... we passed a tramp. So the one Miamian offered him a cigarette to which he replied, 'No thanks man, I quit 4 years ago'. We almost wet our pants. Aren't tramps supposed to accept anything and everything on offer?
All in all it was really enjoyable and we were quite sad to leave. Anyway, we are off to Peru now. Until then we will leave you with a question we got asked on our last day in Miami - 'So how is the political unrest in SA since Mandela took ...
... to be we were just about to leave the line when the ride started up again and we eventually made it on to the front seats. It was really good, but over far too quick to justify the massive queue time in my opinion. Back at Ed and Jen's that evening, Jen cooked us her incredible shredded beef chimichangas, which were very well received after the dodgy turkey legs earlier on. After we had florida key lime pie, which was surprisingly really good! Monday was Islands of Adventure ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center