Friday, 31 May 2019
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Saturday, 20 April 2019
The weather forecast was for heavy rain and then thunder and lightning.
As boarding time approached we didn't get to move very far. The plane was here and so were the crew and passengers.
Once on the plane we were told that due to the weather the area was shutdown for refuelling and flight. It was just about midnight when we eventually took off.
Estimated flight time 7h 40m. It would mean cutting it fine for the transfer in Dublin to the London flight
We landed with about 35 minutes in hand but sat in the taxi way before getting a gate until 1345.
And our 1340 connection had left.
Stranding over a hundred passengers in Dublin. We were lucky to get a new flight at 1430. We saw quite a few others from the MIA flight.
It took off 20 minutes late and we touched down just before 1600 at Heathrow. Our bags managed to come with us though and that might be a miracle.
DriveFly were really good and the car was there
We were back in Hythe around 1800. A stop in Sainsbury's and home to Reggie.
After 33 hours awake finally bedtime.
Friday, 19 April 2019
Thursday, 18 April 2019
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
We have been a couple of times before and it always a good half day checking out the animals and birds.
|Glade and human friend|
Animals like Glade. A four year old alligator that came to the gardens after being rescued. Along with many others he was part of an egg theft and kept in a Tupperware and us far too small for his age.
Others are generally rescues and brought in by the public. Even the black bear!
|American Black Bear - rescued|
Plus the birds the park is named after.
They have mostly kept the park for native species.
|Elvis - large male alligator|
|Close-up of Elvis|
But there are some imports. Such a peafowl.
And then back to the apartment via my usual visit to Walmart for Fruit of the Loom underpants. Sadly Hanes have taken over and no FotL to be seen in briefs!! So bought only one packet of Hanes. End of an era.
I watched Tottenham beat Man City in the Champions League semi final. Bah! And Claire had a doze.
Dinner tonight is the Chinese we didn't eat last night. We over ordered and have around half left.
Tomorrow is our last full day here in Weston. So we need to think of something to do.
We fly home Friday but not until late so we could stay here later than a normal check out. Officially we don't actually check out until Saturday.
Tuesday, 16 April 2019
|Coffee in the sun|
|Weston Town Center|
Monday, 15 April 2019
A new Dickies belt purchased and then a little drive up and over the Seven Mile Bridge. I forgot to check the odometer but I am unsure it is not that long.
We stopped off at a bit of beach. There is very little like this it seems.
Then back to Sea Dell.
Across the road at the Cracked Conche Cafe. It seems that conch is like a big whelk. And rubbery. Very rubbery.
The portions enough to feed a family of five. Had we not been at a motel and at the apartment we would have had a box to takeaway.
Pictures taken on the way back.
|Cracked Conch Cafe, US1 Marathon FL|
And the motel.
The world is our oyster.
We have room 12 on the back of the site
Our neighbours have the Challenger that you can see part of. Sounded nice when it arrived.
Good enough and near where we wanted to be. Plus much cheaper than Key West.
|Sea Dell Motel|
A walk down the street show us the sea, but like most places, no access as the coast is privately owned and fenced off.