La Quinta Inn & Suites Melbourne
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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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, ...
... Launch experience pre-video when I began to imagine that they were about to squash us into a tiny shuttle ride and shut the doors and begin to throttle us around. My eyes began to fill with tears in anticipation for whatever horror lay before me. Chris laughed and pointed out there was an 80 year old woman doing it so I would probably be ok. I argued that was because she had know idea where the hell she was.
When they opened the doors it just looked like ...
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. ...
... of the thing is just staggering.
By the time we got back to the tourist centre it was time to hop in the car and drive back to Orlando to check in to the Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal studios. This was a most attractive resort (although not quite up to Disney standards), and after a long day, we were quite content to order a meal from the bar to eat in our rooms and retire for the night. An early start and a visit to Hogwarts awaits us ...
... and even a hug before we part ways. Now who are these people, and are we ever gonna cross paths with them again?? Do we even know their names?? Once again, it’s the people you meet that make the difference in your travels!
From the East Coast Down to Florida
We finished our inland travels and connected up with the eastern seaboard in Wilmington NC, and from there we headed ...