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  • Day4


    December 5, 2013 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    A media tarde llegamos al Grizzly River Run. Hacia frio, y vimos que todos salian muy mojados... pero nos animamos igual.
    Estuvo muy divertida, y si nos mojamos mucho. El peor fue papa.! Tuvimos que ir a un baño a estrujar la ropa.Read more

  • Day4

    Ultima tarde en Disney

    December 5, 2013 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 12 °C

    Como caminamos tanto desde temprano, terminamos California Adventure y nos sobro tiempo. Asi que fuimos a hacer compras, y despues volvimos a Disneyland a subirnos otra vez a algunos juegos.

    Elegimos la Mansion Embrujada, y tambien Indiana Jones. Hasta tuvimos tiempo de ir al de Alicia y el de Pinocchio, que no habiamos ido antes.Read more

  • Day1

    Off we go!

    December 26, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C

    First things first is the christmas outfit! Went all out!
    Second thing is I'm never flying on Boxing Day again - too hectic trying to get everything organised for a long trip combined with christmas. And everything takes longer than you think.
    Even a simple thing like advising the banks of the travel plans took ages. ANZ have a very detailed procedure where you list dates in and out of each country and because my plans involve several countries and abit of back and forth I kept on getting timed out - so thats one hour of my life that I will never get back!

    Next was the packing. Naturally this wasn't started until I got home on christmas night. You can see the chaos in the photo!
    And so of course last minute isn't complete unless you soak your clothes in mosquito repellant thus ensuring they are not dry for the flight. You can see some of them drying laid out on plastic in the background of the photo!
    Then as you are stressing out with the packing there is the lovely scent of permethrin in the air from the mosie soaked clothes as you wonder if the ventilation is enough so that it doesn't become toxic.

    Anyway no sleep for me as I head off to the airport!
    Tried to buy my way into the business class lounge to no avail so I left mum (aka margy) and headed for the floor - literally! So exhausted I joined a few people who were lying on the floor in one of the gate areas. A new low.

    Flew american airlines which I haven't done for a while - good food in terms of airline food - much better than united and delta. Killer chocolate mouse.
    And as a bonus a very good looking crew!

    Arrived in the US before we left for our 2nd boxing day. Weirdly customs didn't open until 6am so we had to sit on the tarmac. Checked into our budget hotel - booked the night before so we could check straight in.

    So as mum went to bed I headed off to an Amazon pick up centre where I had some purchases directed. Such a great idea and saves postage to Australia if you happen to be going to the States. And they accept returns saving postage which is good because I returned two items. You will see my happy face picking up my goods in a later post!

    Then to REI in San Monica for sturdy walking shoes and ugly waterproof sandals. Mission achieved - see photo of super ugly walking sandals

    Then it all went to shit! Tried to withdraw US dollars for the trip and discovered I had mistakenly bought my expired citibank card. I have a truly terrible track record with card mishaps on my travels. So after discussions with Citibank in the US and calls to Australia I can get my money but then discover the transfer of funds is still pending.

    More calls to Australia and I transfer my money out of Citibank back to ANZ but won't be able to access the funds until Ecuador. Also my emails and text messages on my mobile are not sending/receiving so I have to change my mobile number in my Citibank profile to mum's mobile which is working - another call to Australia. However I can go online for sending/receiving emails but in Cuba wi fi is going to be few and far between.

    Thankfully I am not travelling solo at this stage so we have the money from margy's Citibank transfer but her card is not working. Another call to Australia to fix that up. Then we also take the maximum each day from margy's savings account but we still haven't got as much money as we wanted to take.

    Anyway I take margy to another REI store to get her ugly waterproof sandals for the Galapagos and after alot of trying on the perfect model are not in in her size! Bummer. We try other places but nothing.

    We have dinner in my favourite burgar place In n Out and while margy goes back to the hotel I go to Target and CVS - another two of my favorite stores - to stock up on a few things for the trip.

    Go to bed exhausted and stressed about the expired card and the money situation!
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    Mary Maroske

    Oh what a bummer with the card. All sounds too much. Hope money eventually gets sorted. Won’t be much luck sorting anything in Cuba. You can pay for wifi but it continuously drops out!! Hopefully better days ahead!!

    Katrina Clark

    So great to have you travelling again. Bad start. Hope it improves so because I'm feeling your pain!

    Lisa Newman

    Disastrous! Return home NOW! ;-) It will all get better - it has to! xx Love the dress.

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  • Day4

    En California Adventure

    December 5, 2013 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 12 °C

    El primer juego fue Radiator Springs Racers: el juego de Cars. La cola era enorme, pero el juego no estuvo bueno... estuvo genial !!!
    La espera valio la pena, y al final ganamos la carrera.

  • Day32

    Last day at Disney

    January 18, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    Today we went on the Radiator Springs ride and a new ride, the Guardians of the Galaxy, it was great. We finished our holiday with the Indiana Jones ride and lunch at Blue Bayou restaurant at Pirates of the Caribbean.

    Wow what a great holiday.
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  • Day5

    Disney Adventure Park

    May 26, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    .... und das war für heute noch lange nicht genug! Im Disney Adventure Park gehts als erstes gleich mal ins Cars Land, dort angekommen fährt uns "der wirklich richtig echte" (lt. Paula) Lightning Mc Queen gleich übern Weg. Sehr cool, das ist nicht nur für die Kleinen was 😉! Autodrom, Karusell und Achterbahn fahren im Cars style! Die Zeit vergeht soooo schnell weil wir müssen das noch und das noch und das noch....probieren!
    Zum Abschluss gibts eine geniale Lichtershow am Wasser beim Paradise Pier.
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    jetzt gehts heim! Die Kids schlafen und uns Großen tun die Füße weh. 12 Stunden sind wir jetzt von einer Attraktion zur Nächsten gelaufen - cool wars!!

    Manfred Mueller


    Manfred Mueller

    schaut wirklich richtig echt aus ! wirklich!

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  • Day4

    Anaheim - Stovalls Inn

    November 30, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    Finally made it after a long day of travel. Not much sleep so all ready for bed at 6:30. Everything went smoothly. Levi loved watching movies and TV on the plane while Rohan liked listening to music and following the map of where we were. Hotel looks good so far.Read more

    Susan Farragher

    Forgot you were coming through Vancouver😜

    Susan Farragher

    Yeah! You all made it in one peace!!!

    Rohan and Levi Beckett

    A very rainy Vancouver


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