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Travel Blogs from Winter Haven
... day or night. We spent five days blasting around in our monster SUV and used the best part of a tank of fuel which cost us the princely sum of $29. Petrol is about 50 cents a litre. As I reflect on our time here I would have to say we have had a marvellous, exhausting, whirlwind of a time. It's interesting though. As a society America likes to talk about individuality yet all I could see was conformity. It was a wonderful city to visit but I don't think I could live ...
... a family boat race on the lake. DM says I lost the last 2 times we raced, but not today. I beat her handily. They have patrol boats out on lake to make sure everything stays safe. One of these boats started following me because I think they thought I might be going too fast - which I wasn't.
Back to the room for a quick shower and then on to Dinner. But first a stop at the Club ...
... that I realised it was because her drink bottle wasn't working! When I fixed it she drank the entire thing in one go. It was a really lovely family day, and Samuel had a ball, but it was no Disney World. Although the lines were much shorter and the crowds much less it didn't have the wonder and magic around it. I think Samuel would disagree though. At 6pm a huge storm front rolled in and most of the rides were closed. Soon after the rain began we were relieved from ...
... Play tomorrow morning at 1230 hrs.
Oh, and it was cold, cloudy and drizzling all day long. There has been no sun for 4 days. Sunshine State my butt!
Woke up to sunshine! 75 degrees today. Played New Mexico our first game. No one was hitting and we were trailing 5 to 3 going into the top of the seventh. The girls rallied for five runs and held onto an 8 to 5 victory.
Next up were the Dreamgirlz again. Held them ...
... Disney Quest (game zone) Cole played 3 hours of basketball - he is really missing his sport. Then had dinner at Wolfgang Puck again - we are trying to not eat at the same places all the time... But you know better to know what you are getting when you are tired and hungry. Koby once again had a meltdown this time over the number of pillows he had been allocated - he thought he should have 3 not 2 la la ...
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