Melbourne Beach Motel
Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
DAY 1 ..... Tuesday, May 20th ..... Melbourne Beach, FL
Today we leave the heat and humidity of our Florida residence and head for, what we hope will be more pleasant temperatures in Europe.
We fly out of Orlando and head ...
... Watching cruise ships head out to sea is one the things to do at the park. People bring chairs to ocean-side to watch the ships leave the harbor. I've uploaded pictures and videos of the ships. I took the videos from the doorway of my MH. From 4:40 pm to 7pm (now), I've seen 6 ships heading to sea.
I've mentioned several times that riding my bike in/around the campgrounds has made me feel like a kid again. Like any kid, I ...
... Cabin 9554). We unpacked a bit and before we knew it, it was time for the mandatory life boat drill and sail away party. We scored great "rail space" for the party and it was a lively send off. I always get choked up when the ship’s whistle blows “When You Wish Upon a Star” as the cruise begins.
After the sailaway we went back down to the cabin and hung out on the balcony watching the Coast Guard escort the ship off ...
... we were. So we watched for a long time. The turtle would rise up a little to lay some eggs, use her front legs to push the sand backwards, pat the sand with her hind legs over the eggs, and move a few inches. This was repeated over and over. Eventually, she waddled back into the ocean.
Female turtles may nest an average of four egg clutches during a breeding season ...
Off on our 3 day cruise to Nassau and back. The shuttle bus down to Port Canaveral was great - it meant I did not have to drive and Scott did not have to navigate. The kids thought is was great as they finally got to ride in a Chevy!!.
The cruise was for 3 days on board the fun ship "Carnival Sensation" - cruising out to Nassau and back again to Port Canaveral.
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