Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
... in Michigan, and the family had come to visit her host family and tour the country. They found it interesting that we had met, because Jens also had been an exchange student.
Astronaut Durrance went around the room table to table, meeting everyone, and then gave a presentation on his 2 flights into space aboard first Columbia and then Endeavor.
After the lunch we joined our guide for the close-up tour. At the end of the tour ...
Both the cruises meant that we left 'the Beach' later than usual (25JUN14).
The major highlights for our time included ........
A surprise visit by Sam on Mother's Day ....... he came as the Pizza delivery man.
Meeting the new owners of B401 above us ......... Nancy and Rob Pierson,
saying goodbye to Emilee and Jon Reynolds as they have sold their unit and are making Delware their home base from now on.
Today we travelled to Cape Canaveral to the Space Centre - a must do when in the area.
The entry was chaos compared to other parking arrangements - it took 45 minutes to get from the turn off to the car park.
The Space Centre has been rebuilt and extended since the last visit- the rocket park is still there but other areas have been revamped.
Viewed the IMax theatre ...
island until the 9AM tour start. Gardenia took us around a little bit of
the island, spending most of our time on the Nature Trail. What we saw
was mostly plants but we did get a good look at an iguana and learned
that there are also cats, chickens, and peacocks on the island. She
spent most of her time talking about the mostly good (except for
poisonwood) trees and shrubs and how ...
We took the boat out again. We walked around one of the islands in the Intracoastal Waterway. Again, it is a bright, sunny day.
Dinner was at Vic's again.
We went turtle watching again. We located an access to the beach off A1A. The sky is black. As we walked onto the beach, a gentleman asked us if we were there to watch the turtles lay eggs as one was doing that ...