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WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Front Desk WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Front Desk : There is nobody at the front desk, and you are asked to please proceed. 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 – Kilimanjaro Safari – Real Crowned Crane WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Real Crowned Crane : Try to say "real crowned crane" 10 times in a row as fast as you can: You might end up sounding like a duck! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World ...

Sebastian Inlet State Park Camping Sebastian Inlet State Park Camping : As we drove, without a fixed destination, we stopped in to Sebastian Inlet State Park at Melbourne Beach, Florida. This was such a great find as it was supposed to be fully booked. We had wild rabbits dancing around our site! There were laundry facilities and everyone at the site was friendly. Of course ...

Lighthouse at Kilauea Natural Wildlife Preserve Lighthouse at Kilauea Natural Wildlife Preserve : As we drove the Kuhio Highway on our way back from the Na Pali Coast, we decided to stop to see the Lighthouse at Kiluea. A nature and bird sanctuary the windy coast was filled with the calls of birds and the thundering roll of the waves. It closed at 4pm and ...

Kilauea Iki Crater Hiking Kilauea Iki Crater Hiking : The Kilauea Iki Trail off to the left of the Volcano Park Visitors Center is one of the best hikes to do if you only have one day to visit the Volcano and want to see some incredible landscapes. We recommend doing the Kilauea Iki in reverse to what the signs say as it ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Mama D Rain Puncho and Umbrella WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Mama D Rain Puncho and Umbrella : Under her unbrella-ella -ella, hey, yes this is mama D looking like she's thinking this is not how she thought of spending her vacation! No… she was probably daydreaming while I was shaking my unbrella – ella-ella! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD ...

WDW – Plane View of Toronto WDW – Plane View of Toronto : This was taken by Mama D from her connecting flight in Toronto 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

Diamond Head State Monument Entrance Diamond Head State Monument Entrance : Walking up the road to the entrance of Diamondhead Crater was awesome and here DD stands on the yellow line before we pass through the tunnel passing into the crater! This huge wall rose in front of us and we entered the tunnel that was echoeing and dark in the hot still afternoon. It ...

WDW 2011 – HS – Beauty & The Beast Poster WDW 2011 – HS – Beauty & The Beast Poster : Beauty & The Beast was my favorite live 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

Walt Disney World – Epcot – Masks in an Italian Shop Window Walt Disney World – Epcot – Masks in an Italian Shop Window : More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Homewood Suites at Orlando Airport: Sweet Home Away from Home Dami at Homewod Suites Orlando Airport Day 1 We got to Homewood Suites in the evening after our flight. We couldn’t have chosen a better hotel. It was like coming home after a long day and it was so comfortable. The bed was clean and the shower was hot. We were too late for a trip to Publix and had no choice but to go to Wawa ...

Kailua Ridge Trail Hike Kailua Ridge Trail Hike : We drove through Kapa'a down the 581 roadway towards the Keahua Arboretum and stopped for a hike on the Kailua Ridge Trail. This gentle trail was an easy and lovely hike. There are splendid views from both sides of the trail as you literally walk along a lush green ridge surrounded by open space and ...

Spouting Horn Spouting Horn : Dual lava tubes create the incredible Spouting Horn. As ocean tides and active waters flow and recede through the two lava tubes there is a phenonomenon that Hawaiian legend attributed to a giant lizard dragon. One lava tube emits an eerie growling sound, much like the sound of a dragon roar, and the other lava tube shoots ...

Hawaii Volcano Rocks and Minerals Hawaii Volcano Rocks and Minerals : This picture was taken at the Halema'uma'u crater. We didn't stay very long because the vog was very bad and our lungs couldn't bare any more. DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

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Jacaranda Inn Iris Suite Jacaranda Inn Iris Suite : The Iris Suite of the Jacaranda Inn had lush raspberry walls and a huge canopy bed that made us feel like we were royalty! This picture of DD shows her holding her Croc sandles as if to ask if Hawaiian Royalty should be wearing such a common flip flops? We loved the room and the ...

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 ...

Ocean Pond Camp on Osceola Forest Ocean Pond Camp on Osceola Forest : We camped at a great spot right on the edge of the lake, or OCean Pond, and set up our chairs to watch the sunset! They had started some controlled burns in the forest that created a lot of smoke but it was a nice evening here as we sat watching the birds ...

Ochlockonee River Sleepy Racoon Ochlockonee River Sleepy Racoon : At Ochlockonee River State Park, after we went for a walk around the campsite, we were surprised to find this racoon sleeping in the tree on our campsite. We woke him up with our flashes and here, he's on his way to find another spot to rest. DD More Florida pictures in our Florida Photo Gallery

A Hawaiian Pothole! A Hawaiian Pothole! : What a cute little nest! It's not really a nest but kind of. It's a seed nest. DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Kahoolawe Island Aerial View Kahoolawe Island Aerial View : On your way to The Big Island, out of the right hand side window of our first-class seat on Hawaiian Airlines, I saw the incredible sight of the tiny island of Kahoolawe! Marvelous and inviting! DAMI More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

WDW – EPCOT – Japan – DD WDW – EPCOT – Japan – DD : This is DD after we did some shopping in Japan. DD got some tea, this time she couldn't resist! 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

Sassie scratchin Sassie scratchin : This is Sassie, Our previous landlord's cat. We loved her so much, she was quite a talker. This was her favorite place to sit, on the the paving stones right in front of our front door. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Waikiki From The Air Waikiki From The Air : From the air, the view of Waikiki just out of Honolulu airport is incredible. The altitude gives you a total panorama of Waikiki beach and Diamondhead and the hills that slowly ease back from the bluest of Pacific waters! Oahu from the air offered an absolutely mind-blowing perspective of the topography of the island. It ...

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Arrow WDW – Animal Kingdom – Arrow : This way! Hurry up! Talk about a vacation!? 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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