Travel Blogs from Miami Beach
... themselves to me as I crossed the from the mainland to the beaches. The weird thing about American beaches as they tend to be strips of land detached from the mainland. Almost like long sand spits, but not quite. I saw huge passenger liners for the Caribbean cruse liners sitting in the ports and the luxury boats and houses of Miami's elitist class. Probably drug money. I follow the GPS and find my hotel well situated. It's an odd hotel. Decorated ...
... br> In the meantime, we went walking down Miami Beach. We had thought about hanging out at our hotel pool for a while, but by the time we were ready to leave it was only a half hour until we needed to check out. So we just checked out and left our bags at the hotel. Our hotel was at the very north end of the beach, so we headed south on our walk. I was glad I remembered my sunglasses this time because it was very bright. Unfortunately, I had forgotten what humidity feels like. ...
... of course) and for Olly to have a stroll around Hollister and Abercrombie and Fitch!
The drive to Miami was fairly uneventful. It’s basically just south on Florida’s Turnpike for a mind-numbing 4 hours, broken up only by the toll booths. Of which there are loads!
We arrived at our hostel around 8pm, and moved into our 4 bed dorm. Now, a 4 bed dorm is the smallest possible dorm you can stay in, but after spending the last ...
One our first night of this travel study, we spent our time learning about Cuba through the lens of Miami. Our previous research had told us that Miami is a strong anchor between Cuba and the US, both geographically and culturally. At the abode of one of our chaperones, Conrad Gleber, we heard from two speakers. Our first was Alyson, an Art History Professor who had spent a lot of time in the non- “Disneyland” parts of Cuba for research. ...
... the hotel it was time to get changed for dinner and before we went out, we hit the bar for a few more of those free drinks. We had seen an old 50's diner on the corner of 11th street, so I was keen to go in and get the old diner experience. The food took a while to come out, but it was delicious and a decent size. Afterwards, we took a walk around to see all the art deco buildings lit up at night which was cool to see.
Next stop, Miami Airport!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet