Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale
... as an arrival gift and made us feel very welcome indeed. The docks are huge as are the boats and one can easily spend a pleasant evening strolling the marina and looking at all the lovely vessels. Which is what we plan on doing tonight after the sacred cocktail hour
Well, well, well, what's this, almost 5:30? We are getting a late start today. Guess I will get my beloved Captain and correct this oversight. If we are lucky, we will see another manatee like we did last night.
... mate from last
year, Mailou, sat down a few minutes later, and she whispered,”
Charlotte, is that your new boyfriend?”
I replied with raised eyebrows and face
and said, “No way!” “Talk to him, “ she continued
teasingly. “I already said Hi to him but he didn't respond,” I
answered while we giggled like school girls at the same time. The
guy across from me pretended not to hear us, ...
And to think the sixteenth century explorers sailed off without consulting Weather.com and TripAdvisor and Google maps; without phoning ahead for reservations and supplies; with only the most rudimentary descriptions and maps!
We are fortunate indeed to be able to travel in the comfort of a Holland America floating hotel without much worry of scurvy or scabies but ...
... perimeter of the ship on deck 5 in the open air, measures 667 meters! 3 laps is 2km. I wanted to do 4km so off I went and finished in about 20 minutes. Its so much better than running on the machine where I usually get bored. Here, the view, smell and sound of the ocean is so exhilarating and peaceful at the same time. It doesn't get any better.
For dinner, I had bought a $70 package (per person) which allows us to visit 3 of the top speciality ...
... to all the locals from their condo balconies and the beach. This musy be a full time hobby of theirs, they are equipped with flashing lights, large red foam hands and air horns!
I suddenly realised that I was on the early dinner ...