S: Florida 2011
FC: Florida 2011 "Let the Memories Begin!"
1: Orlando & St. Pete Beach Michelle, Leisa, Marlene & Me! April 25 - May 1, 2011
2: Off we go! Destination - Tampa, Florida
3: Up in the air! The view of Halifax Harbour, Peggy's Cove and Bedford.
4: Waiting for our luggage for two hours in Tampa. Thunder and lightning kept it from getting to our terminal.
5: Galleria Palms Hotel - Orlando, Florida
6: Walt Disney World - The Magic Kingdom - | On the tram from the parking lot! | Taking the ferry boat into the park! | Ready for a day of fun at Disney!
9: In front of Cinderella's Castle!
10: "Walkin' Right Down the Middle of Main Street U.S.A."
11: It's a Small World!
13: The Liberty Square Riverboat!
14: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh!
15: Peter Pan's Flight
16: Characters Around the Park!
17: Driving on the Race Track!
19: Around the Park!
21: Too hot at Disney, so we took a break and went back to the hotel for a swim and supper!
22: Walking through Cinderella's Castle
23: Venturing through Frontierland!
24: Pirates of the Caribbean
25: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
27: Mmmmm... Ice Cream & Cupcakes! Snacks before the Parade and Fireworks!
28: The Castle Lit Up at Night
30: "The Magic, the Memories & You" Light Show on the Castle
32: Characters from the Parade
35: The Highlight of the Day!
36: - The Finale -
37: Fun Memories from Orlando! | Holding hands to avoid getting lost leaving The Magic Kingdom! | Eating breakfast at the hotel! | A stop at McDonald's after a late night of shopping at Orlando Premium Outlets!
38: Nanny & Poppy's Condo in St. Pete Beach
41: Off to the Pool!
42: Sailing with the Dolphins -Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center-
43: Cruising in the Boca Ciega Bay!
46: Lots of Dolphins in the Bay!...and the best part? They're wild!
47: The captain of the boat said it looked like a mom, baby and a group of teenagers!
49: Beach Time!
50: Hangin' Out at the Pool!
52: The "Plain Ol' Burger"! | Supper at Woody's Waterfront Cafe and Beach Bar!
53: Pictures in Front of the Banyon Tree!
57: The Beautiful Sunset on St. Pete Beach
64: Drinks and Chats by the Pool at Night!
65: St. Pete Beach!
66: An early morning walk on the beach...and we saw dolphins swimming close to shore!
70: Enjoying the one last walk on the beach before heading to the airport!
72: Little lizards! | Marlene at the Tampa Airport finally eating the apple she brought from home and took everywhere with us! | Supper in the courtyard under the banyon tree! | Fun Memories from....
73: Our rental car! | Michelle and Marlene at the laundromat! | St. Pete Beach!
74: We thought we'd go to the airport in Tampa early, go through security and sleep upstairs...Bad Idea! | We got to the airport at 1:30am, only to find out that the check in counters opened at 4:30am...so this is where we slept for three hours.
75: Newark, New Jersey | Our little plane from Newark to Halifax. | Waiting to board the plane. Tired after a long night; ready to go home.
76: Heading for Halifax!
77: My Little Plane Buddy, Emily! | Her mom was sitting beside us and was busy with her 22-month-old sister, so Michelle and I took care of Emily! She slept in my arms almost the entire way from Newark!
78: New York City from the Air!
79: What a trip we had! Memories were made that will last a lifetime! | "Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories." - Dave Brenner