Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale
As I sit here at gate H7 in Fort Lauderdale International Airport, drifting away to Neil Young's "Like a Hurricane," I think back on the last 8 days, and some of the things that I experienced, the things I saw, and the lessons I learned. Tying it all together, one could say.
Key Largo. North Miami Beach. South Miami Beach. Fort Lauderdale. Aventura.
As it usually happens to go, it's not until I leave Minneapolis for some ...
... tourists, less craziness but still great beaches, bars and restaurants. So I thought with the 10 days we are spending in south Florida we'd stay in Fort Lauderdale for most and only go to Miami for 4 nights to see 2 NBA games at American Airlines Arena and see our favorite team the Miami Heat led by our 2 favorite players Lebron James and Duane Wade. The first game we see is tomorrow night so after arriving last night we only have today and tonight then we head by train to South ...
... to pour my uncle a glass of water that he waived off ~ Lourdes noted that he only 'bathes in water, he does not drink it" Same as my dad.
I had a medianoche (pretty much roast pork, ham, melted swiss cheese on a yummy soft roll) Chris had a hamburger...so much for trying something Cuban for him. We all had Cuban coffees afterward which I am pretty sure will keep me caffeinated for the next 3 days.
... restaurant. Morgan treated us as she got a job. We had the most divine wine and food, a real treat. Afterwards we went to Tap42 for ladies night, never a good idea to start off with wine and then switch over... Hazardous! I didn't feel too fresh on Thursday, understandably. It's good to be able to chill a bit though. Mom phoned and I spoke to her, Gnarly, Scuub, DS, Andrich and Ruan... Was awesome to hear everyone's voices. We had a pizza ...
After passing through Customs at Key West, I took off again (no fuel needed), this time VFR to Fort Lauderdale Executive (KFXE) and my favorite FBO, Banyan, from where I had departed on this trip on January 2. My weather radar display was now working again since I was once more inside the XM satellite coverage footprint. It showed several rain showers and buildups along my short route to KFXE which confirmed what I could see ahead of me. So great to have my cockpit ...
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