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... way to Duvall St. Before setting off we walked into Fort Lauderdale and along the river. You can cross the river over several bridges. There is also an underpass along the side of the road. It's like taking your walk through the Rotherhite Tunnel in the morning rush hour. Along the path we encountered a disabled man coming in the opposite direction. He had clearly has a stroke but instead of a Zimmer frame he used a Winn-Dixie shopping cart as a walking aid. And so to Key ...
... to the hotel in the rain, arriving saturated. Left $20 with reception to cover the cost of my bag delivery and called it a night.
Tuesday September 30, 4.05pm
Golden Lyon Bar, Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale
Checked with reception when I woke up, but still no sign of my bag so I rang Spirit again. Apparently my bag has arrived but the girl I spoke to yesterday didn’t write down my address. I gave it to the lady I was speaking to again and she ...
... and fell asleep for the whole 3 hours to Miami. It was a lovely sunny day in the USA. Had great views of the Miami beach as we came in to land. It was 11am when we landed. My next flight is not until 6.30pm. (Annoying - airline schedule change, I hadn't booked such a silly timed flight originally!). So I had hoped to venture out into the city. The immigration queues were long. It took me an hour to get through. You ...
... to think that there was nothing to this ocean cruising.
Silly us. Foolish us. Naive us. It ended up being one heck of a ride and surely one that we will not forget for a long, long time. Turns out that although the rains did not hit us, the storms that missed us energized the winds causing them to escalate to 20-30 mph, with some gusts in excess of 40 mph. And what do you think that type of wind does to the waves? Our two to three foot waves turned into five to six foot ...
... 100 consecutive cruisers and we were offered lunch at one of the speciality Italian restaurant's - Giovanni's.
We watched with amusement, the newbies arriving on board, awestruck at the enormity of the ship. Their faces must have mimicked ours last week as they walked through Central Park.
Set Sail party begins at 5 pm.