Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
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DAY 1 – March 12, 2015
"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." - Henry Miller
Drove down to Port Everglades Cruise Terminal and got caught in Southern Florida traffic 'again'. This time it was an accident on I-95 and Atlantic. So that put us about one ...
... for watching people trying to find a parking space in a full parking garage. Much more entertaining. With two cruise ships sitting here panic is starting to set in the closer it gets to boarding time. We went from a slow Sunday drive at 9:00 to the Indy 500 by 11:30. We could've paid for both cruises just auctioning off our space. To the disappointment of the traffic jam we grabbed ...
... but hey ho, I'm on holiday!
Drove down to the keys in a very nice Mustang with the top down most of the way, well until it got too hot. Picked up Spicer from his holiday cottage on the beautiful Little Torch Key. Then onto Key West.
Had THE best night out with Alex, Glenn and the gang. Was great to see them. Very messy, but fun night. Ended up with poor Spicer getting a cab back to his cottage 29 miles away at 4am. He'd forgotten his keys ...
... stuff of a couple of establishments as well. Interspersed with regular drinks stops, the crowd on our tour were really engaged and interested. The tour ended around 10:15 and then Wendy and I were lucky enough to spend a couple of hours having drinks with Jo and getting a real perspective on what life in the Keys is like from someone who had been there over seven years. We headed off around midnight and grabbed a ...
... but ended up ramming our pulpit into an electrical outlet as our stern swung out and bent it in half (the outlet, not our pulpit). We then tried to back out and pull in again bow first as our helpers shouted at us in Spanish and waved their arms. Finally we grasped that they wanted us to turn around and back in. And so we did. It was not easy, it was not pretty, it was not graceful but we did it. And so we arrived at Grove Island Marina after 12 hours of brutal bouncing and pounding. ...