Hidden Jungle Spa and Retreat
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... the hall!!! Later some foreign man put us on trolleys and took us to a deep, dark cold place. Suddenly next morning we all were collected up by our colour coded labels and taken out into sunlight. I was surprised how hot it was. First I enjoyed the fork lift ride and being arranged by colours in a huge hall but then my handle drooped. Those dogs appeared again. I knew I had nothing to worry about as I had no bones packed. But they came sniffing about ...
... of the day: Walking aboard Royal Caribbean's 'Allure of the Seas’, which resembled more of a five-star hotel (featuring literally everything), crossed with a luxurious shopping mall, than a boat. Quote of the day: "I reckon I can look at people now and tell whether or not they are American…" –Hayley as she is nodding in the direction of the people in front of us in the queue/line (the man was wearing a Harley Davidson cut-off ...
... kitted out for our next planned adventure; a road trip to the Florida Keys. Obviously after all this exertion we took a couple of days to recover :-) but that Saturday we packed up Rio and headed south. The drive down to Key West is well known for being very scenic and has featured in many films. The Keys themselves are actually an archipelago of small islands that stretch south from Florida into the Gulf of Mexico. The road consists of a series of bridges between the islands and for ...
... t finish today, you have to pay so much attention to each part, even the ceilings. I went home and had wine at home. Nicole came to visit. Ellen phoned so I met them downtown. We went to Capones (3 for 1 drink specials) and then to America's Backyard, such a cool open air club. I got home at about 2. This morning John fetched me again and I completed the cabins and then did the galley (kitchen) and the flybridge (where you steer the boat). It's great to get to know ...
Our visit to (stay in) Miami was way too short. We arrived in the mid-afternoon and only had a short time to do some shopping at Bayside before dinner at Bubba Gump's. I got a temporary tattoo, as did a student (Rosey). That was pretty cool.
It was pretty awesome to eat at Forrest Gump's ...
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