Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront
Travel Blogs from Melbourne
After we woke up I had breakfast and then a little bit later dad and I went for a swim in Cocoa beach. Then we just relaxed and did our jobs.
Then we Holly and I went to see if the basketball court was open for a turn, it was but we couldn't find a ball to play it with so we went back and got ready to go out to celebrate Dad's birthday.
We looked on line for a good restaurant and found one so we went there but ...
... our cruise. This hotel is so beautiful with gorgeous views and rooms and the best part is that it is right near the cruise terminal. 3 am and Ben wakes up and starts vomiting. No way, this can't be happening now when we are about to go on the cruise. Poor Ben was sick another 4 times and we are praying he gets better before we board. It's 10am now and we are about to catch our shuttle in the next hour. Let's hope that everything goes along ...
Wow, back home. Seems like just yesterday I was setting off on this trip.
Here is a summary of the year.
335 days. 127 in South and Central America with 55 days in Colombia. 66 in Africa. 8 days in Panama and Cancun. and then 134 Asia and Mideast.
115,000 miles traveled approximately (24,900 miles around the equator)
8011 pictures ...
... from launching the first US satellite on a military ballistic missile, to chimps in space and Alan Shepard as the first American in space, through to the Apollo program and beyond. Most of the pads have museums in the blockhouses from which the launches were controlled, and in most cases, despite foot-thick windows and metre thick concrete, these buildings still looked far too close to the ...
I had a chance to do something I have always wished to do today. Kimmy and I went to the NASA Space Museum. It was awesome. I was blown away be the size of all the rockets.
The Saturn V which took the US to the moon in the 1960's was just unbelievable. It was as tall as a 32 story building! I always wanted to be an astronaut when I was ...