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Marriott Residence Inn – Shuttle to DisneyMarriott Residence Inn - Shuttle to Disney

Marriott Residence Inn – Shuttle to Disney : My Portorican shuttle driver was nice, and even nicer when I gave some tip. He went out of his way the second and third morning. I felt like I had my private chauffeur every morning since I was the only one taking the 8am shuttle. The bus was old, a bit run ...

Destination Florida: Ultimate Road Trip

There’s nothing like a three week road trip to change your outlook and when we drove to Florida for an escape from the winter in Canada we had the time of our lives! The best thing about driving instead of flying is you get a chance to see the changing scenery and as we drove South on I-95, passing through ...

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Conservation Station – Cutie 6WDW - Animal Kingdom - Conservation Station - Cutie 6

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Conservation Station – Cutie 6 : OMG so many cutie patooties at WDW! 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 – Deer on TVWDW - Animal Kingdom - Kilimanjaro Safari - Deer on TV

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Deer on TV : There are tv screens while you wait in line and they present the different animals that will be encountered during the ride. This one looks like a deer. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama ...

Manatee CowboyManatee Cowboy

Manatee Cowboy : Catching a Manatee at Rainbow Springs or even at Manatee Springs can proove to be a difficult task but here we see DAMI riding a Manatee as if there was no trouble at all to doing it! DD was down snorkling in the spring searching for the Gentle Sea Cos while DAMI just found a Manatee to ...

China Pavillion Seen From Across the PondChina Pavillion Seen From Across the Pond

China Pavillion Seen From Across the Pond : More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Ferry Steamboat DockingWDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Ferry Steamboat Docking

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Ferry Steamboat Docking : The ferry steamboats to Magic Kingdom are not authentic ones but they sure are pretty close replicas. 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

Island Bay Resort in Tavernier: Idyllic, Beautiful, and RoyalIsland Bay Resort in Tavernier: Idyllic, Beautiful, and Royal

We were so glad we had booked this place in the Florida Keys more than six months in advance while it was still beach weather in New Brunswick. We got there after a long drive from Orlando in rush hour traffic on Friday of the President long weekend. Traffic was worse in the Miami area and it took at least ...

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour EntranceWDW - Hollywood Studios - Studio Backlot Tour Entrance

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour Entrance : We were lucky enough to catch the last presentation of the day. this outdoor attraction stops at sunset. As soon as Mama D heard we might get a little wet she put her puncho on! She's such a pussycat!! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & ...

WDW 2011 – Mama D Walking Towards the Bus DepotWDW 2011 - Mama D Walking Towards the Bus Depot

WDW 2011 – Mama D Walking Towards the Bus Depot : During our stay at the WDW Port Orlean's Riverside Resort, East Depot was where we took our bus to the parks. Our first day was a rainy one. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D ...

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – ElephantWDW - Animal Kingdom - Kilimanjaro Safari - Elephant

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Elephant : 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 – Big Animal MuralWDW - Animal Kingdom - Conservation Station - Big Animal Mural

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Conservation Station – Big Animal Mural : A nice display of some of the different forms life takes. 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 – AdventurelandWDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Adventureland

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Adventureland : We're on our way to Adventureland! 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 – Wildlife ExpressWalt Disney World - Animal Kingdom - Africa - Wildlife Express

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Africa – Wildlife Express : After I got my Fast Pass for the Kilimanjaro's Safaris I took the train going to Rafiki's Planet Watch. I stayed in the train to come back on time for the ride. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Mama D 1WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Main Street USA - Mama D 1

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Mama D 1 : Mama D was so happy to be back at The Magic Kingdom. 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 – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking AwayWDW - Port Orlean's Riverside - Lobby - DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking Away

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking Away : DD didn't feel like going back in the snow… was trying to take everything in before we left. In the shuttle there was an older lady who was crying. Was she crying because she didn't want to go back home? We'll never know why…just ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little MermaidWDW 2011 - Hollywood Studios - Voyage of the Little Mermaid

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little Mermaid : Our first attraction at Hollywood Studios was Voyage of the Little Mermaid. We should have waited for the next presentation because we took the last 2 seats, near the entrance, and we didn't feel the whole effect. There was a pretend roof of water made with steam and ...

The Twilight Zone: The Hollywood Tower of TerrorThe Twilight Zone: The Hollywood Tower of Terror

When you get to Hollywood Studio you can’t help but notice the huge tower that rises over everything else. It looks so Gothic and dark and scary and you can just hear the bats and spiders doing the creepy crawly dance as you approach the building! On the first day we got there we didn’t have a Fast Pass so ...

WDW 2011 – East Bus DepotWDW 2011 - East Bus Depot

WDW 2011 – East Bus Depot : The sheltered East Depot has enough space to shake your umbrella! It has some benches to sit while waiting to sit again (if you're lucky!) in the bus to wherever park you are going to. January is usually not too busy and there are plenty of seats on all the buses. More WDW pictures ...

Seafood Grill ApalachicolaSeafood Grill Apalachicola

Seafood Grill Apalachicola : Apalachicola is such a cute town! We had heard that is was the place to go in Florida's Forgotten Coast Line for seafood and we weren't disappointed! Not only was Apalachicola a friendly and historical town but the famous Seafood Grill restaurant on the main street was fantastic! They had raw oysters on the half shell ...

We Hate Camping In Florida!We Hate Camping In Florida!

We Hate Camping In Florida! : No we don't!! But we had heard how great Bahia Honda State Park was and when we called to reserve a spot it was booked for like three years in advance. So as we were going to Key West we decided to stop and check availability when we hit Big Pine Key at ...

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Long Horned ElandWDW - Animal Kingdom - Kilimanjaro Safari - Long Horned Eland

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Long Horned Eland : There were more animals than on my previous trip. Maybe it was in part because it was earlier in the day and because it was cooler. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt ...

WDW 2011 – HS – Beauty & The Beast – Tea Cup SceneWDW 2011 - HS - Beauty & The Beast - Tea Cup Scene

WDW 2011 – HS – Beauty & The Beast – Tea Cup Scene : My camera doesn't like movement so I wasn't able to capture many pictures. I really liked the colorful costumes and the choreography. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World ...

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Mama D 2WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Main Street USA - Mama D 2

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Main Street USA – Mama D 2 : Mama D was wearing the perfect colors to match the castle and the blue sky. 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

Snorkling at PennekampSnorkling at Pennekamp

Snorkling at Pennekamp : Snorkling off of Key Largo at Pennekamp Reef was some of the best snorkling we had in the Florida Keys. Here Dami is getting ready to board the boat to head out to the offshore reef to do some snorkling! DAMI More Florida pictures in our Florida Photo Gallery