The Ocean Gate Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We had a fun filled morning at the Sawgrass Recreation Park where you get a FREE vile of 'gator teeth for liking their page on Facebook! We started off on an air boat through the Everglades to see some, well 1 to be exact, alligators. It was a fun and slightly frightening voyage through the Everglades. The air boats are very loud. I kept the baby in the front of the boat to stay far away from the engine. The boat glides over the water so quickly! ...
... and still had their duties onboard to complete. Evidently it was after 1pm when the disembarkation was completed so the embarkation was also delayed. We were lucky to avoid this, but as it was repetition of what had happened to us in New York in November when it was 3.30pm before the last people got off, it does make you wonder if tourists are welcome. There was a shuttle bus from 10 am to the Galleria Mall for in ...
... things over. Marina and Alejandro are Guatemalans and live nearby. They are world travellers, but have never arranged a major trip totally by themselves. They are fascinated by the way we travel using apartments from AIRBNB, renting cars and having lots
of picnic lunches.
To cut a long story short, we agree to travel together. We will now have company and will return to the USA after two months with two new friends, ...
... out there, this store is a mix between an outdoor adventure store and theme park. When you enter, the place is absolutely massive, themed like a massive wood cabin, filled with everything you might need in the great outdoors, from head torch to fishing rods, from shotguns to wakeboard boats - I MEAN EVERYTHING. Inside the theming of this store was amazing, there where trees, forests, stuffed animals, waterfalls and even live bass fish. There is also a laser shooting ...
... not disembarking in Ft. Lauderdale, we are considered "in transit". Yesterday we got new cabin cards (keys) and little slips of paper printed "In Transit". We do want to disembark and we can get off anytime and get back on at our leisure. The passengers in transit who don't want to go into Ft Lauderdale, are all escorted off the ship at 10:30, walked through customs and then get right back on board. The entire ship has to be cleared of passengers.