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Do Not Touch The Turtles Do Not Touch The Turtles : Do Not Touch The Turtles! I thought this was a cool sign because, being from the colder climate of Canada, I usually only see such orange pylons and signage to warn of falling rocks or a snowslide or of roadwork being done. Back home in Canada, I'm used to seeing signs that say "Snow ...

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle : It was time to go and it wasn't fun. We had to get up very early to catch the 7:00 am Magical Express shuttle back to the Orlando Airport. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our ...

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 ...

Mauna Kea Snow and Clouds Mauna Kea Snow and Clouds : This is what Mauna Kea feels like in the winter. This picture was taken in January. The Mountains of snow are melting with clouds. DD More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Maharaja Jungle Trek – Bird Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Maharaja Jungle Trek – Bird : I couldn't find this bird on the bird map. This bird is a smart one. Just like the ducks they found their kingdom! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Dodge Nitro on Kauai Dodge Nitro on Kauai : We rented a Dodge Nitro from Dollar Rental Car on Kauai and absolutely loved it! Here DD stands by the "Bad Boy" as we called it as we prepared for a hike. We rented this 4 wheel drive at the Lihue Airport after having reserved it online. It was a short walk from the baggae ...

Walt Disney World – Epcot – Japan Pavillion – Lanterns Walt Disney World – Epcot – Japan Pavillion – Lanterns : More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Spam Musubi Spam Musubi : The Spam Musubi picture was taken through the window of L & L Hawaiian Barbecue in Waimea. We had been searching for this elusive spam delicacy ever since we heard of the popularity of Spam in Hawaii. We actually heard advertisements on our car radio for Spam being served at McDonalds! When we finally saw this ...

Waipi'o Valley Hike Waipi'o Valley Hike : When we started the trail things were dry but as we ascended towards the valley peaks we entered thick wet clouds. Soon the rain was pouring down as we made our way on what looked like goat trails. The Aquaduct kept us company as we skirted the sheer dropoffs. Eventually we had to turn back but ...

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Discovery Island Trails – A Rhino in The Tree of Life Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Discovery Island Trails – A Rhino in The Tree of Life : This rhino is one of the many carved animals in the tree of life. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

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

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Casey's Corner WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Casey's Corner : We didn't eat at Casey's Corner but I liked the colors and 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

Okeeheelee Nature Center Trees on Okeeheelee Nature Center TrailsIf not for Google map we would never have heard of this place. We stumbled upon it while looking for hikes to stretch our legs while driving south to the Keys from Orlando. Being not too far from the Turnpike, with hiking trails in the forest, it seemed like a perfect place to stop. We arrived just in time before the information ...

Stripebelly Puffer on Hawai'i Stripebelly Puffer on Hawai'i : This Stripbelly Puffer is surrounded by Racoon Butterflyfish! We fell in love with the cute puffer fishes at Kahalu'u Beach on Hawaii; they had such big eyes and happy faces! This was some of the best snorkling we had on the Big Island! More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

Epcot – Living With The Land – Fish Farm Epcot – Living With The Land – Fish Farm : This is the fish farm on the ride Living With The Land at Epcot Centre. It was sad to see those creatures all cramped in the tanks, they should put them in bigger ones. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 – Epcot – USA – American Adventure – Inside Entrance WDW 2011 – Epcot – USA – American Adventure – Inside Entrance : While we waited to watch the Animatronic show featuring all the United States Presidents, there was a young man that looked like he came out from the past. He wore dark brown pants with suspenders and a light white cotton shirt. He had a beard not unlike ...

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Adventureland – Aloha Isle – Sign WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Adventureland – Aloha Isle – Sign : What a coll vintage looking sign. Pineapples are so good. My heart goes out for the poor families that lose their piece of land because of big companies like Dole… More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD ...

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Rhino on TV WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Rhino on TV : 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 2011 Magic Kingdom – Swiss Familly Tree Lookout WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Swiss Familly Tree Lookout : What a nice view from the lookout. I wish I was there now. 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

Duke Kahanamoku Statue Duke Kahanamoku Statue : Walking down the beach at Waikiki we came to the statue of Duke Kahanamoku with lush purple Leis draped over his arms. Duke was a famous Hawaiian surfer and Olympic athlete as well as an actor. A lot of people stopped to take pictures and pose with Duke. DAMI More Hawaii pictures in our Hawaii Photo Gallery

WDW – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be a Bug – Beauty & The Bees WDW – Animal Kingdom – It's Tough To Be a Bug – Beauty & The Bees : "Bee Our Guest!" Beauty and The Bees Bees pollinate most of the fruits and vegetables that we eat. Bumblebees wings beat 26000 times per minute. Honeybees from one hive may visit three million flowers each day. Honeybees must visit at least 60000 flowers to ...

Pu'u o Kila Lookout Pu'u o Kila Lookout : The view of the Na Pali Coast was supposed to be incredible from the over 4000 foot high lookout at Kalalau and Pu'u o Kila but when we got there we were in the plump cloud cover so all we saw was a grey moist intestinal thickness instead of a view! DD is all smiles ...

Red Lava Rocks Red Lava Rocks : Off the main Thurston Lava Tube in Volcano State Park is a separate lava tube you need flashlights and courage to visit. As we crossed through the gate and turned the first corner we could no longer hear sounds from the main tube and it was dark and unmarked…scary…yet exciting! With our headlamps and basic flashlights ...

Public Potty Public Potty : Driving on Saddle Road from Hilo towards Waimea we passed huge black lava fields that had once upon a time been flowing liquid lava but were now just desolate areas of emptiness. As we drove the winding Saddle Road we suddenly came to a Johhny On The Spot that literally was like an oasis on the horizon ...

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