Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale
... plants and birdies singing overcame everything.
The hotel is okay for a one nighter.
Did the Cheesecake Factory for dinner. As always it was marvelous. Guenther had the steak Diane and I had the catfish. We brought a key lime pie cheesecake home for later.
We made a new friend here (don't tell Ying and Yang!)
Tomorrow is the start of the cruise and luxury galore.
We were meant to go straight from New Orleans to Miami, then head to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando on the way up to New York but it was a lot cheaper to fly into Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans so we thought we would stay a couple of nights as hotels are also a lot cheaper in Fort Lauderdale than Miami. Fort Lauderdale is only about 40 minutes drive from Miami and it's pretty much the more chilled out version of South Beach Miami, kind of like Playa del Carmen to Cancun, it's ...
... My uncle claims he is shrinking, and is slightly shorter than me so I guess Chris is looking pretty tall at this point. :)
My Uncle had plans to take us to a Cuban restaurant for some local flavor. We were doing the driving so had to offload a few items into the house to make some room in the car for a third passenger. Miami is giant/very sprawled out. We met Lourdes (his step-daughter) at Sergio's for some lunch. ...
... because I am not familiar with the brands here and there is a million kinds of each product. Monday evening Margerita, Mel and I went to have dinner at Coco's Thai restaurant, yum!!! Tuesday I worked half day as the boat is leaving tomorrow, which means I'm on holiday for a while. The housemates chilled together in the evening. Wednesday I relaxed and chilled by the pool. Morgan, Nicole, Won and myself went for dinner at ...
... was flagged for search as we were going through the TSA checkpoint. It seemed like the alert was elevated and it looked like they were doing additional screenings of every other person. Hopefully, that will be our only encounter this trip. But, with our luck..... I seriously doubt it! Now, to pick up our rental ...
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