Royal Pavilion Resort
Travel Blogs from Fort Lauderdale
... signals ahead. We followed the car in front, who overtook the truck. Only to discover in front of this truck was a 5 car queue stopped at a man with a 'stop sign'. Oops, cars were coming in our direction and the queue of cars were honking horns at us. As we had the roof down, I said to the sign guy as we were overtaking the waiting cars, in my most English accent "sorry, we didn't realise, as the truck was obscuring the view !" He shook his head, and radio'd to the other end ...
... rocking and rolling First Mate managed to snap a few pictures.)
Finally, in the channel but not home free. We now had to traverse the entire width of Biscayne Bay to reach our destination and it was getting darker. Fortunately, First Mate had spent the night before departure carefully deciphering the crazy mass of markers into the three consecutive channels we had to traverse to get to Grove Isle Marina so she was confident we would be fine. However, seeing buoys on paper ...
... thought we'd get on one of those but as it happened the City Sightseeing bus came first, this is one of those double decker, open topped, jump on jump off things. We paid $39 each... Probably could have done this way cheaper but I hadn't done a lot of research... Yes I know, I can hear the gasps of disbelief, Rodd was a bit surprised too! First stop was Ocean Drive at Miami Beach where we wandered down to have a look at the beach and blow me down who should we run into but H & ...
... organized and spacious. The room is a study of soft blues and tans, with plenty of windows. We do the spa tour, where we learn about the various classes and various treatments. The spa is lovely, spanning three corridors. Since it’s on Deck 9, all the rooms open to the sea. It is light and bright, filled with sunlight streaming in from the floor to ceiling windows in the treatment and changing rooms, as well as the bubble pool and ...
... for the day before sailing again in the afternoon on our second leg to the East Caribbean. It will be great to unpack the suitcases for an extended period instead of living out of them as we have the same cabin for two weeks.
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