Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
... food. Hey Check this out ...... 2 Ground Beef Tacos, a Beer and Key Lime Pie....... Pre tip Bill/Check $10.48. Wow! The evening was well attended and I get acquainted with some US folk that I had not meet until this week. But again the unpaid rep for the Buffalo Tourist Board gravitates towards me. Tonight's north New York State topic is 'Buffalo Wings' which originate from his home city. Right up front I say that ...
... leave early and reconnoiter the path to the Merritt Island air field, (it really is an air field!) I do this for 2 reasons; one I want to make sure I am on time, and two, I love using the word reconnoiter both in speech and print! I find it is pretty much as the Google math puts it and it is 30 minutes driving time, prolly more with late day traffic.
Upon arriving at KSC my Badge slides me through the parking lot in record time. I had purchased ...
... a stretch where dophins played in the wakes beside our boat for about 15 minutes. There were at least three of them and they seemed to be doing more than just playing, if you get my drift. In any event, it was a quick trip because we did not have to wait on any bridges to be raised and only had about 55 miles to travel that day.
Of course, the winds always pick up when it is time to dock. Fortunately, we had excellent help and were soon snug as a bug in our slip ...
Apart from our annual trip to New York (see separate entry) our only 'activity' was to drive down to Southern Florida on two occasions.
The first was to celebrate Thanksgiving. We drove down a day early to spend time with Germaine and then have dinner with Pierre (Diane was working) before overnighting in Boca.
Then it was off to Marion ...
... one (admittedly this was after a drink fuelled night, but still...). The turtles are highly protected in that area and have someone driving up and down the beach on a quad bike throughout the night to ensure no one is interfering with the them. We followed distinctive tracks that led from the water up to some undergrowth and came up close to a big ass turtle, and I mean big ass! We sat back on the sand to give the turtle some space to lay ...
Other places to stay in Melbourne Beach
8795 S. A1A Highway, Melbourne Beach | 3 star motelfrom $229