Travel Blogs from Miami
Well here I am in beatutiful Miami! Its so much fun! Today I went to the seaquarium. The Miami Seaquarium is located right in the middle of the tourist area, on the causeway between downtown Miami and Key Biscayne.I even got to swim with a dolphin! I found out by some lovely locals that Miami was founded on the 28th of July 1896. I also found out …
... pricey but the meals were huge. Lou wasn't impressed that we had to pay an 'entertainment fee' for girls dancing during breaks in the soccer - this was outside and we weren't even sitting outside? Definitely getting sick of all America's hidden fees!!
We headed back to the hotel after lunch to relax for a little while before we headed to Lincoln road to get some icecream. A kiddie cone which is usually small in Oz was two massive scoops and that was ...
... of exploration, we are greeted by a towel animal. I think these are really cute. My favourite towel animals are the elephants, monkeys and frogs.
Joanne and I ate at the same restaurant as we did the previous night. We normally don't eat at a restaurant besides the café upstairs - but decided to try different things during this cruise.
All in all, we had a nice relaxing second full day at sea.... :)
... for an acre or more with a polka-dot scattering of Conchs grazing across its surface.. It reminded me of a bustling underwater city surrounded by fields of grazing cattle. An incredible underwater world :-) We stayed in Key Largo for two nights and on the third morning, after purchasing a wrench set to liberate the car keys that Rio had decided to hold captive in her boot (not because Pete had shut them in there, oh no) we headed on to the most Southern tip of the United States ; ...
... in the continental United States. While clearly over-the-top, the Biltmore manages to be pretty at the same time. The grounds are gorgeous and the stand of pink boxers (?) wearing golf shoes out front and red alligators on the lawn, all with bottles of water strapped to their backs, a golfer's homage to the mountaineer's St. Bernard, indicate that perhaps the hotel doesn't take itself all that seriously.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center