2016

2016-08-16 Florida Vacation

Aug 16 - departure

Almost left camera bag w passports in park and ride Huge plane 767-300 to Toronto very comfortable Long customs line in Toronto to clear customs. Rouge plane to Miami seats sucked Long walk to rental area at the airport Kids loved riding the train (aka People mover) 826 east on ramp closed for construction Gps took us to a weird address on Bird road on our way to Rosalie Got confirmation that Gregs arrived in Fort Lauderdale (his plane was delayed)

Aug 17th - Fort Lauderdale

Cooper city w Hopie Swam in the massive pool in the morning Pearl made a lovely lunch Neville took us for a drive to Margueritaville Hotel - Hollywood beach. Had Sangria (not nearly as good as our own) Dinner w/loads of Dad's family. Late night run back to Miami Mary stopped by to pick up Gregs

Aug 18th - Zoo Miami

Mary dropped Gregs off at 7:45 Matt & Carolyn came over. We headed to Zoo Miami then stopped by their house to chill after Pollo tropical for Dinner and more chatting with Rosalie/Mary

Aug 19th

Mary dropped Gregs off at like 6:45am Dadeland Mall Cheesecake Factory Nap Swiss Jewel Toys RUs Olympics

Aug 20th

Moved stuff to Mary's Pool Walmart & Toys r us while Carolyn & Mary took care of the boys Night trip to Brickel & South Beach Dropped off Gregs at Rosalies Saw Mich Fab Sasha as they arrived from Guadrloup Back to Mary's for bed Mary and "Cinamon?"

Aug 21st

Breakfast with the family @ Aunt Rosalie's Drone footage Drop Gregs at Hopie Subway for lunch Missed Monica Arrived Grand Floridian Unpacked Pool Gasprillo for dinner Picked up stroller

Aug 22nd

Bus to Magic kingdom as monorail not working Lots of rides little to no wait in lines. Got all character autographs Zander was fading but we managed to squeeze in splash mountain and Mickey Mouse before taking the boat back to hotel Ate Gasprilla rice crispy squares for treat Naps all Around Disney Springs for dinner at Rainforest cafe Lego store Back to hotel for bed

Aug 24

Gasprilla for breakfast Epcot Logan loved Soarin Seas with Nemo Coral Reef lunch delicious Exploring the aquarium Turtle talk - and of course Crush chats with Logan World showcase while Zander slept Chef de France for dinner Returned to Floridian - Kat threw in some laundry Mad hatter evening party Wishes fireworks

Aug 25

Lazy morning 9:30am breakfast at Captain Cook - Tonga toast all around Mad Hatter Spash Pad Pool slide Lobster sliders & pizza for lunch Micky ice cream bar for the boys Kids go for a nap Nap Kat gets some Spa time I get to surf the Internet Luau show at Polynesian

Aug 26 - Animal Kingdom

Rifiki village Tuskers All-you-can-eat character dining Rafting then back home

Aug 27 - Magic Kingdom

Babysitter (Salina) Fancy Narcosee's dinner Fireworks at the Magic Kingdom Boat ride home

Aug 28 - Blizard Beach

Long ride home - price you pay for returning the SUV early

Aug 29 - Hollywood Studios

Breakfast - Disney Jr. Characters at Hollywood and Vine Star Wars Tower of Terror Rocking Rollercoaster Bought the family behind us as we had extra meal credit Dinner & Gasperelli - salads for Kat and Myself Pool time for the boys Bought 30 snacks to carry back to use up all remaining food credits

Aug 30 - Vacation comes to an end

3:45am wake up time 4:50am Magical Express Bus takes us to Orlando Airport