Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale
Today I finally finished my first semester of my Junior year!
I spent the beginning of the day huddled in the dark typing my essay, but went out finally a free woman at 3:30pm. We ate lunch and took pictures and then drove to our cousins condo, swam in the beautiful pool...or ran around inside the water and then ate dinner at a resturaunt …
... many years, but they were the only place open that early.
I also left early because every night the cities of Irving and Grapevine wait till everyone is asleep and they rearrange all the streets. I had my GPS, but it kept telling me to take exits that no longer existed. I think it took me an hour and a half to get to the Sheraton near the airport where my car was going to be parked for the next three weeks.
No real problems once I ...
Today, a beautiful day. Sailing! Jerry is a very nice captain who enjoys very much sailing but prefers to have company, so, he has a couch surfing profile and accept passengers!
Karen, my couch surfing host, told me about Jerry and I enrolled for a sail today, together with Rich, Nasser, Keatyn, Harvey and Jerry of course.
My equipment was rather elementary, I have many warm sweaters in my bags, but no sailing outfit! Karen lend ...
... lived in Gymea Bay and are called Norma & Les!
(Coincidence – our closest friend in OZ are Norma & Les Dobell and they lived in Gymea Bay before they moved North to the Sunshine State.
To top-off the coincidences … Les worked for Qantas!! …… it really is becoming an even smaller world.)
So we had an interesting night where the stories and conversation around the table never stopped.
... is said to be strongly felt) beloved of the touchy-feely New Age hippy's who find their homes here. There are good views from here, then we descend through some upper class suburbia, taking photos down onto the town.
We head out of here, side tracking into the suburbs, then picking up a sign to the famous Chapel of the Holy Cross, built in 1956 on the side of the mountains. It is a pretty good bit of Frank Lloyd Wright type architecture, up against the cliffs ...