Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
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DAY 29 ..... Tuesday, June 17th ..... In Transit
DAY 30 ..... Wednesday, June 18th ..... Melbourne Beach
Yesterday we were up early and made the 220+ mile road trip from Edna's to London's Gatwick Airport.
Then after enjoying the lounge it was up, up and away on BA2039 back to Orlando. An enjoyable flight 'up front' but it was strange to look over to Andy and see him facing 'backwards'.
It was our first arriving back in the US ...
... Zander get one?" Do they ever grow up?
I get back on Maui on April 3…YEA!!!!!!…and Makana, Gil, and Zander arrive on June 1! We are so thrilled that they have decided to come back to Maui! Tutu and Bompa's BEST treat ever!
Mahalo nui to all of you who have been feeding my "bachelor" husband! Softball season starts tomorrow and he is well fueled!
We watched a rocket launch today - an Atlas V putting up a satellite. In these post-Shuttle and pre-Orion days, this is a rare event at Cape Canaveral. A medium-sized rocket, the Atlas is still 200feet tall and although 5 miles away, there was a satisfyingly loud rumble as it shot into the sky on its pencil of fire. Earlier in the day we'd arrived at the Kennedy Visitor Center, where they're busy trying too hard ...
... their eggs. No lights are allowed as this disorients the turtles, and the turtles will go back in the ocean. We look for trails. I noticed a dark object moving very slowly out of the ocean and up onto the beach. It takes about an hour for the turtles to lay their eggs. The turtle lays some eggs, covers the eggs with sand, lays eggs, covers with sands, and continues this process until done.