Silver Sands Motel
Travel Blogs from Cocoa Beach
... and a visit to the launch pads, finishing with the Apollo / Saturn V Centre.
Once back at the visitor centre there was plenty to fill the rest of the day:
- The Rocket Park with a collection of rockets from the past including a Saturn I rocket
- Hands on simulators were you can practice your docking skills
- A memorial to Astronauts who have died participating in the space program
- An ...
... some drugs from a pharmacy to help clear her head/blocked ears as this was still giving her trouble. We wandered Lincoln Boulevard which is part pedestrian strip where there were art galleries and higher end shops such as Lacoste, H&M, Guess, etc. We did some window shopping, then went and grabbed some lunch from a cafe called Paul, a French bakery. The food was fantastic, we had a turkey club sandwich and ...
... house. We met a chatty docent who told us more than we needed to know and then had a lovely lunch at The Old City Inn. Then we hopped on our bikes to go see the giant cross and Shrine museum, where the same docent magically appeared, although we were on the other side of town, to tell us even more about the shrine.
The next day we toured Flagler College, had a nice patio lunch at Harry’s where we used our $20 gift cards given to us as a result of ...
... in any way. The staff and rooms etc are amazing. Everyone is so happy and nice. After our emergency drill we went over and watched the set sail deck party. We were finally sailing.
Our first dining rotation was at the Royal Court. This restaurant was so fancy that we felt like royalty hehe. Another amazing thing with Disney Cruise line is that the Server, the Assistant Server and the Head Waiter travel with you to every restaurant ...
... t sink in until they saw the
life size model of an
Apollo rocket!! It was amazing – when you
watch the launches and
such on TV you never really get the reality
of the scale of what
it is taking off – if man could do that 40 –
50 years ago what
can be achieved now that isn't publicly shown must
be quite scary.
Definitely a must do again when
they're a bit older!