Oakwood at Mirabella at Aviara
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... months. The beach is only a few blocks away and man did I misbehave in the Barnes & Noble earlier this week.
I also hope to have at least a few blog updates up and running before I leave the States and now that my phone has been restored to full function, I hope to be able to keep it up until the end. All depends on that wifi connection though, so bear with me...
... on the menu to suit Mal! There was also a display of snacks on offer, all gf, and more choices for drinks than just 'soda'! Ironically though, all our healthy sandwiches came with potato chips - it's like they just can't believe that you could want a meal without fries or 'crisps' of some sort.
More rides after lunch, including 'Skipper School' - little boats that you 'drive' around a kind of lake-circuit. Josh failed Skipper School. I had the (mis)fortune to be in a boat with ...
... in the medieval land again, and it takes a lot of persuasion to get the kids to come on the Dragon rollercoaster with us, as the entrance is a little dark. We eventually manage to get them to come – and of course, they really enjoyed it (no photos unfortunately, but the ride starts off in a castle, then heads outdoors). We are able to use the parent swap here as well, so we only have to queue once – I go on first with William, ...
after that we walked on to a rather twee shopping area called seaport. it's all modern replicas of older buildings and full of chinese made gifts. we're having a real problem finding authentic us made gifts. turns out the usa is more dependant on the chinese than we are aware. they own a lot of the us govenment debt and appear to supply most of their consumer products. interesting.
rather than ...
... which is – alas - still in Atlanta). 23 tent poles and a stiff Pacific breeze spelled defeat, and off it goes to the next Goodwill store we find.
Anyway, early morning the weather had turned Southern California-perfect, so we spent the day at the beach just hanging out, walking and soaking up the sun. Then catching a great Pacific sunset sitting at the campsite after dinner and listening to the Braves win in 10 ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Oakwood at Mirabella at Aviara Carlsbad
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