Monthly Archives: August 2012

Day 33 Miami

We have finally found something that has slowed us down (apart from poor Internet speed!) – humidity. Have spent a slow day – went walking at lunchtime but decided to return to the Hotel in the afternoon. I have decided to have … Continue reading

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Day 32 Miami – Photos

Here are some photos from Key West and surrounds. W

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Day 32 Miami

Well today was an early start – the tour company collected us at 6:45am to begin our trip to Key West which is about 160 miles from Miami. The whole day was expected to last around 14 hours. Andyes it … Continue reading

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Day 31 Miami

The weather has cleared in Miami but it is getting worse in New Orleans – Norm has just told me that 23,000 people have been evacuated from the area and the cyclone is now currently passing over southeastern Louisiana. Today we … Continue reading

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Day 30 Miami

Today was spent travelling. We arrived at New Orleans airport at around 8:30am. The Hotel we were staying at was deciding whether to close or stay open as the Tropical Storm Isaac approached – there were only 100 (out of … Continue reading

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Day 29 New Orleans

We started off the day by heading towards the Mississippi River (via some of the streets in the French Quarter).  It was a lovely day warm (and still humid – but I am getting used to it slowly) and everything … Continue reading

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Day 28 New Orleans

We left Washington on an 8:30am flight from Reagan International airport after saying goodbye to  Ceri and Allen the previous evening. We picked up an hour during the flight and arrived at around 10:00am. We made our way to the … Continue reading

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Day 27 Washington

Today was spent with Ceri and Allen (who had both taken time off work to spend the day with us). We went to Baltimore and spent some time looking round. We talked so much during the trip down we almost missed … Continue reading

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Day 26 Washington

Today we visited the Capitol Building. We had pre-booked this tour prior to coming to the US and it was set for 9:00am and naturally you needed to be there early (like 45 minutes) which meant another early start and … Continue reading

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Day 25 Washington

Today saw us up early to pack and make our way to Penn Station to catch the Amtrak Train to Washington. In my enthusiasm I had suggested we walk to the Station which was about 17 blocks from our Hotel. … Continue reading

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