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Radisson Key West Radisson Key West Radisson Key West : DD in front of the Radisson Hotel in Key West. We arrived in Key West without any hotel reservations and didn't have many choices…or actually…didn't have a lot of time to look around; we wanted to get installed a spend the day touring Key West. The room was about $200 plus tax and wasn't too bad…we'd ...

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Journey Into Imagination Walt Disney World - Epcot Center - Journey Into Imagination Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Journey Into Imagination : The Journey Into Imagination Pavillion at Epcot Center. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Marriott – Residence Inn Breakfast Area Marriott - Residence Inn Breakfast Area Marriott – Residence Inn Breakfast Area : This was the breakfast Area of the Marriott Residence Inn in Orlando. It was a good breakfast and they had everything I would have at home. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Kauai Manini Holo Dry Cave Kauai Manini Holo Dry Cave Kauai Manini Holo Dry Cave : On our way to the Na Pali Coast Trail we stopped to have a closer look of this cave. I'm not usually chlostrophobic but I have to admit I felt a rush of adrenalin as we were venturing in the cave. It was very deep. DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Hiking On Kauai 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 ...

Kauai Waikanoloa Wet Cave Rocks! Kauai Waikanoloa Wet Cave Rocks! Kauai Waikanoloa Wet Cave Rocks! : Kauai Waikanoloa Wet Cave Rocks! I would have stayed there forever to take more pictures, but we had to go and take more pictures on the Na Pali Coast Trail! DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

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Walt Disney World Rides – Hollywood Studios On my last Trip to Walt Disney World I visited Hollywood Studios on the third day. I got there at 8:30 am and loved the little welcome show. In this one it wasn’t Mickey and friends but a crazy Director and at the end made us  all say “Lights, Camera, Action!” and off we were to our favorite rides. I ...

Black Florida Vulture Black Florida Vulture Black Florida Vulture : We came seeking the Manatees but at the end of a dock along the boardwalk we came to an area full of large black vultures! At first we were slightly afarid of the large birds but they seemed to accept us and would stand clos to us looking at us with strangly calm eyes. We grew ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little Mermaid – More Fishes WDW 2011 - Hollywood Studios - Voyage of the Little Mermaid - More Fishes WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little Mermaid – More Fishes : More fishes swam by as we were walking to the little mermaid show! 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

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Tron Poster WDW - Hollywood Studios - Tron Poster WDW – Hollywood Studios – Tron Poster : Dami and I saw the movie before I went to WDW and we both really enjoyed it. 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

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Magnolia Terrace Building Architecture WDW - Port Orlean's Riverside - Magnolia Terrace Building Architecture WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Magnolia Terrace Building Architecture : 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

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Conservation Station – Cutie 1 WDW - Animal Kingdom - Conservation Station - Cutie 1 WDW – Animal Kingdom – Conservation Station – Cutie 1 : He's such a cutie! 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

Aerial View of Kauai Aerial View of Kauai Aerial View of Kauai : The short inter-island flight on Hawaiian Airlines takes less than the time it takes to drink a Mai Tai from Honolulu airport. As our plane descended for landing in Kauai we had a spectacular view of the coast of Kauai and the oldest volcanic island of the Hawaiian Islands. A cruise ship can be seen ...

Hopping The Fence Hopping The Fence Hopping The Fence : DD climbs the locked no trespassing barrier with only two steps and a short hop as we enter the trail to the Kohala Forest Reserve. The trail starts by following a blue water pipeline across a cattle field just outside of Wimea. There are a few fences to climb and at first we weren't sure if ...

WDW 2011 – HS – Mama D walking on Sunset Boulevard WDW 2011 - HS - Mama D walking on Sunset Boulevard WDW 2011 – HS – Mama D walking on Sunset Boulevard : Mama D walking on a wet Sunset Boulevard, towards beauty and the Beast for the 2:00 presentation. 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

Kekaha Beach Park Kekaha Beach Park Kekaha Beach Park : On our drive to The Waimea Canyon on Kauai we stopped to watch the pounding surf and big waves of Kekaha Beach. It was a bit too brisk for swimming and the wind was strong but in the distance we could see Ni'ihau. DAMI More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Wahine Going to Spouting Horn Park Wahine Going to Spouting Horn Park Wahine Going to Spouting Horn Park : DD passes the beautiful red Hawaiian flowers that were growing around the Wahine facilities at Spouting Horn Park on Kauai. There were vendors with a sort of permanent flea-market happening in the park and a steady stream of people coming to stand at the observation point and watch and hear the Spouting Horn. ...

Hawaii Volcano Kilauea Iki Crater Steam Vents Hawaii Volcano Kilauea Iki Crater Steam Vents Hawaii Volcano Kilauea Iki Crater Steam Vents : The steam is created by the rain water evaporating from the cracks in the lava rock! DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Kauai Surf Kauai Surf Kauai Surf : As we strolled on the beach near Waipouli, just outside of the Resort Quest hotel near the Coconut Plantation Marketplace, we were greeted with rolling white caps and picturesque ocean views! The soft beach beneath our bare feet was an active and crashing scene with lage waves tumbling to the shore as we walked. Just outside of ...

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – DD at The East Bus Depot WDW - Port Orlean's Riverside - DD at The East Bus Depot WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – DD at The East Bus Depot : We had brought the right sort of clothes: a little bit of everything for the anything kind of weather we were having. It looks like I was ready to wait in line but there was none. Not that I was disappointed! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney ...

Heron in The Everglades 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 ...

Kauai Islander DD enjoying her stir-fry Kauai Islander DD enjoying her stir-fry Kauai Islander DD enjoying her stir-fry : Here's me, on the lanai at Resort Quest, Islander on the Beach, enjoying the Coconut, shrimp and scallops stir fry I made. Dami made the sticky rice and the cocktail drink* he named Kauai Kaboom! We both improvised and it was another success! I want a nice lanai like this one in my ...

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Country Bear Jamboree Frames WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Country Bear Jamboree Frames WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Country Bear Jamboree Frames : I had to remove a man's head under the frames which explains the smudges… The bears are so cute and talented! 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

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