Renaissance Plantation Fort Lauderdale
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... the Gold Coast, only bigger and brasher. It is very warm, so people are in shorts and sandals, swimmers and brief tops and tight and revealing clothes, both male and female. And so many expensive cars - Mustang sports cars seem to be the most popular. The rest of America that we have seen seems to be struggling to survive, a little shabby and run down, but not ...
All was quick and easy we checked in at the airport and arrived at the port with our cabin cards already in hand, the easiest check in ever. Lunch on board was delicious: salad, roast beef and carmel cheese mousse. Supper: candied salmon, torpedo shrimp and oriental rice noodles. Long Island ice tea - merlot- grand mariner and coffee Divas show, a tribute to the great ladies of song: Beyoncé , Celine, ...
... the car), I did some much needed washing. While this was going on, Sean and I met Shiri for breakfast bagels, which again were paid for by Sean and were excellent. After my washing was all sorted, Sean and I headed to Fort Lauderdale Beach (which is one of the main locations for spring break). On the way there, we stop at the store called "Marshall's", which is very much like Trade Secret in Australia. It sells heaps of big name clothing and footwear for a cheap price. Unfortunately, ...
... all took pictures and got very exciteable. We got pretty close to a few gators which could easily have made a run for us,
but that was nothing - seeing a crowd of people ahead of us, we made our way to see what they were looking at and we realised what the fuss was about. About 35 alligators clumped together, only a few metres away from us, sunning themselves - apparently this was a very rare sight.
Apart from the ...
... big today, which was really good fun. Went back to the Hostel for a shower, then went out for a supper, and some guy walked past with a monkey on his shoulder! We then had a moonlight paddle and stroll on the beach, before returning. AS ALWAYS, the Hostel was stupidly loud, so we watched T.V. until 11:30pm when the music finally stopped (it would be OK, but the Hostel rules even say to turn the music off at 11, so the staff are clearly cretins who can't read)
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRenaissance Plantation Fort Lauderdale
The hotel was very pleasant and in a good location.
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