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WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Ostrich WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Ostrich : If it's true that the intelligence of a bird is determined by the size of its head in proportion to its body then… Sorry ostrich: put your wings on your ears and say "la la la la la la"… (whispering) The ostrich is not very smart? More WDW pictures in our ...

Heron in The Everglades Heron in The Everglades : We saw some huge herons while hiking through Everglades Park. They would perch on branches and their heavy bodies would sway up and down as they landed. The wingspan of these herons was easily 6 feet or 2 meters. The whooshing sound of the heron's wings cutting through the air was like a ghost whispering ...

Waimea Canyon Silhouettes Waimea Canyon Silhouettes : It was very windy up there, and nobody stayed too long but you could tell everyone was trying to take one last good look before heading back. Meeting people on the trail made me feel safer. DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

WDW – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be a Bug – Entrance WDW – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be a Bug – Entrance : The Theater of Life Presents: It's Tough To Be a Bug, A Creepy Crawly Bug-Eyed Adventure More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Mauna Kea Snow Collectors Mauna Kea Snow Collectors : Locals gathering snow, filling the back of their pickup. Maybe to have a snowball fight on the beach? That's very cool! DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

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Hiking On Kauai Hiking On Kauai : We drove from Kapaa up to Kuamo'o Road and took a hike before we continued to the Keahua Arboretum up on a beautiful ridge. The lush green valleys on either side of the ridge made this an incredible hike. It was an easy walk and from the top we could see Sleeping Giant and the ...

Butterfly Fish Butterfly Fish : As DD and I snorkled at Kahalu'u Beach we were surrounded by teeming schools of Butterfly Fish who were hoping for a meal from us. While feeding the reef fishes in Hawaii is generally not an acceptable practice, the fish at Kahaluu beach, south of Kailua-Kona, have been fed by snorklers for years so feeding the fish ...

WDW 2011 – Port Orlean Riverside – Magnolia Terrace – Room 8927 – TV WDW 2011 – Port Orlean Riverside – Magnolia Terrace – Room 8927 – TV : The room had everything Mama D and I needed. We each had our queen sized beds, a nice big remote controlled television, which was almost always set to The Weather Channel. We each had our own sink and enough space to put our toiletries. More WDW ...

Ochlockonee River Campsite Ochlockonee River Campsite : We had to pack the tent wet at the previous campsite and here we were drying it while having a lunch. That's our backpacking tent! I wish we had a bigger one for car camping. But this one was good enough for sleeping and protecting us from wind and rain. DD More Florida pictures in our Florida ...

A South Beach Plastic Treasure A South Beach Plastic Treasure : Before we went to Hawaii, I had seen a clip on the NBC Hawaii website about South Point being the most polluted beach in the world. All the plastic that goes into the Pacific waters ends up here, and I had to bring back my own piece of plastic. You can't bring back sand, ...

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Bag Inspection Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Bag Inspection : My bag got inspected so many times. At Disney, they are so well organised, they even put a recycling bin and a garbage can so you can get rid of anything that wouldn't pass the inspection! It made me feel safe to know nobody was carrying guns and grenades and ...

OMG! WDW (again) with Mama D! Yes we did it again! 2 years was the maximum we could wait… (Dreamy harp music) (Dreamy harp music) Once upon a time (Wednesday January 9th, 2013) I had just got back from a job interview. Mama D said she missed me and was looking at train and plane fares. I told her there wouldn’t be much to do here in ...

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Adventureland – Swiss Family Tree – Our Kitchen WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Adventureland – Swiss Family Tree – Our Kitchen : "Our Kitchen – And dining room complete with running water, volcanic stone earth and oven. Utensils of our own making and salvage from the wrecked 'swallow' plus nature's bounty and my good wife's cooking amply fulfill our wants." More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo ...

Floridays Resort, Orlando Florida 4.5/5 When planning for our last trip to Walt Disney World, I had first booked at the Blue Tree Resort but then after reading reviews online I switched to Floridays and it was the best decision! I had phoned the Blue Tree Resort with a few questions and wasn’t impressed with the quality of service I received but when I phoned ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Streets of America – Scenic Drive WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Streets of America – Scenic Drive : There are so many details on the buildings. Oh yes, there's quite a big hill at the end of that road! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Africa – Kilimanjaro Safaris – Unknown Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Africa – Kilimanjaro Safaris – Unknown : I don't know what these animals are… I will give them a name as soon as I find out what they are. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be A Bug's Entrance Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be A Bug's Entrance : I was the first person to get to the 3-D movie It's Tough To Be A Bug. I was wondering why but I guess everybody was at another ride which was fine with me cause this one was awesome! Although some kids cried very loud ...

Walt Disney World Rides – Epcot Center I hope you get the chance to go one day. It is a great experience. I recommend going in the low season, using the fast pass system and maybe getting a book to plan your stay. Pack light, have sunglasses for when you come outside in the bright sun from a dark movie ride. Bring a vest or something you ...

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Africa – Kilimanjaro Safaris – Inside the Safari Bus Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Africa – Kilimanjaro Safaris – Inside the Safari Bus : Kilimanjaro Safari ride. Felt like a real Safari although I've nver been to a real one , I read it's like the real thing! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Dinoland – Dinosaur Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Dinoland – Dinosaur : One of my favorite rides. They take a picture of you, inside the ride, at a moment when you're supposed to look scared and then they sell it at the exit for 20$. I didn't buy it cause I didn't think mine was that good. More WDW pictures in our ...

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Solitude Under a Palm Tree Solitude Under a Palm Tree : While walking on Waikiki Beach didn't afford many chances for solitude we saw one fellow by himself in the afternoon under the palm trees swaying in the Hawaiian breeze and the heaving waters behind and the red towel perched mysteriousely on the rock created a stirring scene. The beach at Waikiki created the backdrop ...

Ascending Canyon Trail Ascending Canyon Trail : DD uses her poles to climb the final ascent to the top after we had descended into a rather rough section of the trail to see some waterfalls. The dry winds and deep canyon created a magical moment that was exhilirating and even a bit frightening at times since we're both afraid of heights! DAMI More Hawaii ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Mama D with Mickey and Walt Disney WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Mama D with Mickey and Walt Disney : Here, Mama D is posing next to Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney! This was taken next to the atrraction One Man's Dream. I especially enjoyed the film that was presented about the life of Walt Disney. It was a nice complement to my recent reading of ...

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