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... goodness of Alabama Jacks - what a good start to local Southern culture and food!
Once reaching Key West many hours later, we found a great hotel a short walk from the main street Duval, and immediately set off to find a place to watch yet another USA World Cup game. Since the USA were playing it was being televised everywhere and with huge numbers of supporters, some with USA flags or apparel, and some dressed extreme - like Captain America. The USA won that ...
... 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.
... 3 direct destinations into the US.
Lots of cultural stuff to do: You will never run out of stuff to do in Miami. Miami is filled with Art districts, museums, and outdoor events. http://www.miami.com/seeampdo/miami-cul ture
Close friends: Miami is home to some of my oldest and dearst friends. Nothing compares to those relationships built over the lion ...
... about the whole thing - it was one of the reasons we came to Florida a little early - just in case - as Georgia would say part of my Risk Management Plan.
The last few days we have been staying with Sandee Petrus, her daughter Tessa, father Ernesto, brother Jim and his friend Waleska (Wally). They have a condo in Hollywood which is just south of Fort Lauderdale.
... decorates a wall in our home.
Well traveled friends (search out Asian Sketches on this site) point us in the direction of Travelpod.com for blogging on our trip.
All the packing advice says "Take half as much stuff and twice as much money!" Only 2 checked bags and our carry-ons.
We are ready to go!
Blogs will we posted when there's time ...