La Quinta Inn & Suites Melbourne
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... just for the record, pygmy hippo calves are about the cutest thing on the planet. James and I were lying down on the ground trying to see the underside of this three-day old calf to determine its sex, and we managed to lie right in a pile of fire ants (which we didn’t notice at first because of the overwhelming cuteness of the pygmy hippo calf). For anyone who has not encountered the infamous fire ant, beware. Their bites HURT, and lead to giant, red, itchy, painful, ...
... that everyone gets to experience. Still not worth the money though. Try to make friends with someone on deck 2 so you can see their balcony instead of paying for one yourself :)
--Bigger is better. I like the big ships. The Carnival Dream is the largest we've been on so far and it was our favorite. To me bigger means more to do and less motion sickness. I don't feel the boat moving too much unless the weather sucks or we're in shallow water.
We are one week into our journey and have already learned that each day all we can expect is the unexpected. Which doesn't quite put us in the same league as pioneers crossing into the great unknown in covered wagons, but almost. Day one...Gary almost backing into a car while leaving our home driveway to begin the great journey, Gary getting soaked while crawling under the van to find the source of water he saw leaking ...and we're not yet on the road two hours. ...
... and wild horses. Plus, the birds were amazing. Love all the birds. We spent time in the river, some salt water marshes and a cypress forest. I would definitely do this again. Rhiannon told me she would get motion sick, so she chose not to go. She missed a great day, but I would not want her to get ...
... be handy for steaming…. nice large bag for a large family. Ice-cream of course, nevermind the freezing temperatures outside. Carton of canned tomato, tubs of sour cream, 7 dozen eggs (Papa's brekkie special) sack of spuds, bottled water, couple of roast chooks for tonight's dinner, etc etc. Hope Winnie's suspension holds out. We looked at the clothes in Costco….. I need some jeans! And so does Karl. With the freezing temperatures this has bubbled to the top ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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