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March, 2010

 

Fly Naked!

Flying days always start out okay. Up and packed in lots of time, the free hotel breakfast is uninspired but adequate, the shuttle gets you to the airport then you get to airport check in. The process just gets longer and longer. We had already bought and paid for our tickets, we had used the machines to check in and scan our passports but we still had to shuffle our way along the line snake to pick up a boarding pass. Of course the experienced traveler knows this is justRead More


Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Beach is only about 50 miles NE of Orlando and is currently home to Bike Week. It was not part of our original vacation plan to visit but after stumbling upon the Spyder at Central Florida PowerSports we couldn’t pass up the chance to test drive one. Since neither of us has a motorcycle license the only way we could ride one is on the track. We were up bright and early, packed and cleaned up the suite. Hard to believe we created so much garbage in just aRead More


Disney Animal Kingdom

Beautiful sunny day. Light jacket cool, but a cloudless sky – so we don’t expect any rain. We have been to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot on previous Disney visits, so for our last day we chose Animal Kingdom and kept our fingers crossed that it would not be as disappointing as Hollywood Studios. If you plan to visit, don’t forget to budget an additional $14 a day for parking on top of whatever you pay for admission. The animals in Animal Kingdom are all in the Safari area ofRead More