Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
... security! Ballcap guy musta pulled corndog duty that day!
After the Saturn 5 display, you have to get on another bus to be taken back to the KSC main grounds. As we pass the Eagle's nest they once again slow down and make a big deal of it. The funny thing is the nest sits empty now, apparently the Eagles summer farther north where it is cooler. Smart eagles!
All too soon the park is closing at it is time to go, I stop on the way for cold salubrious beverages ...
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 ...
... thanks giving but OMG this dinner could have fed a small army!!! There was beans, mashed potato, mashed pumpkin, heaps go stuffing, turkey, cranberry sauce and a bread roll. I was soooo full I had to roll out of the restaurant hahaha. It's one of the guys birthdays tonight so were thinking of going to the strippers tonight :) miss you guys so much ...
When I woke about 5:30 it was quite foggy. I had hoped to watch the
Monarch come into Port Canaveral, but it arrived earlier than I expected
and also there was quite a heavy fog. I left the hotel around 10,
dropped my bags off at the pier, and took a walk in Cocoa. It was just
after noon when I turned in my rental car and made my way to the pier.
It was about 1 when I completed checkin and was surprised to learn that
... 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.