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Ocean View Heights

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  • Day97

    Miami---> Surprise

    November 21, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    Unser letzter Teil des Roadtrips an der Ostküste der USA (von New York bis Miami) fuhren wir der Küste entlang. Wir übernachteten in der Nähe von North Palm Beach und sind dann weiter über Fort Lauderdale nach Miami.

    Nachdem wir unser Airbnb bezogen hatten gingen wir essen. Nichts ahnend kamen wir ins Restaurant und da standen, für mich (Anina) völlig überraschend, meine Schwester Sophie und ihr Freund Damien. Remo und Sophie hatten dies so gut verheimlicht. Nach einem grossen Anstarren und die Welt nicht mehr begreifen- fiehlen Sophie und ich uns in die Arme. Sooo ein schöner Moment und bereits jetzt ein Highlight der Reise. Hatte nämlich in der letzten Woche sehr Heimweh.

    Zusammen verbringen wir jetzt die paar Tage in Miami und Key West bevor wir dann weiter nach Peru fliegen.

    Fotos und Infos von Miami folgen:)) Geniessen jetzt die Zeit❤️

    Heute starteten wir unsere Tour zu viert in die Evergaldes. Dies ist einer der grössten Nationalparks der USA. Wir machten eine Airboat-Tour durch den Sumpf und erhielten im Anschluss eine Wildlifeshow. Dort lernten wir viel über die einheimischen Aligatoren und Krokodile. Z.B. haben Aligatoren eine breitere und kürzere Schnauze und würden aufgrund des Salzgehaltes im menschlichen Körper sterben falls diese einen Menschen fressen würden.
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  • Day11

    Coconut Groove

    April 21, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    Das gehobene, begrünte Viertel Coconut Grove befindet sich am Ufer der Biscayne Bay und bietet im Einkaufszentrum CocoWalk und in dessen Umgebung gemütliche Straßencafés und schicke Geschäfte. Zu den verschiedenen Grünflächen des Viertels gehören der am Ufer gelegene Barnacle Historic State Park mit einem Mangrovenwald sowie die berühmte, prunkvolle Villa Vizcaya im italienischen Stil mit einem Museum und Gärten. Der Uferbereich ist von Segelclubs und Jachthäfen gesäumt.Read more

  • Day6

    Farinelli 1937 - Coconut Grove

    October 29, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Farinelli 1937 is an authentic Italian pizzeria that compliments the old world flavors and traditions of Strada in the Grove and increases the temperature to 800°F in our two custom-made copper-coated wood-burning ovens. They start by preparing our high quality dough with our very own recipe and travel all over Italy for their ingredients. The result is a combination of both classic Italian and regional pizzas with our own special touch.

    Just love visiting places off season and during the week when it’s not crowded. We were able to have our pick of tables on their patio. Our Venezuelan waiter was also the manager and delightful to talk to.

    There was an extensive wine list with wines being grouped together according to their characteristics. Succulent whites, sexy rose, gold and rich reds. I decided to go with a Pinot Grigio which was amazing, but my waiter asked if I had ever had the “amarone zeni in veneto.” When I said I hadn’t, he replied, “Tonight you try the amarone!” And. Fought me a sample post haste. It was very good and had the weather been cooler I’d have loved a glass of that.

    Brian and I each ordered a salad and then shared a pizza (see below for descriptions). Simple, beautifully prepared Italian food. Heaven.

    Insalata di Mare
    Shrimp, calamari, baby scallops, chickpeas, red onions, EVOO, lemon

    Spinaci
    Baby spinach, gaeta olives, pine nuts, raisins, shaved parmigiano, lemon mustard dressing

    Prosciutto e Fich
    24 month aged parma prosciutto, caramelized onions, parmigiano, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, figs, thyme
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  • Day7

    Lulu's Neighborfood - Coconut Grove

    October 30, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 27 °C

    Since we’ve got leftovers in our condo fridge from both Yardbirds and Farinelli 1937, we decide to go out for happy hour and then return to the condo to finish them off. One last lovely night in the grove, on Lulu’s patio. Enjoying the breeze that has been ever present in the evenings during our visit and people watching, which included a group of runners in Halloween costumes.Read more

  • Day7

    Key Biscayne

    October 30, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    Not wanting to leave a stone unturned we drove over to Biscayne Bay. Our timing could’ve been better as we got there right as the HUGE catholic school was dismissing. Seems a number of the children here are picked up by golf cart instead of taking a bus or walking home. And speaking of homes, they were all VERY pricey. Brian’s watch repair friend Daniel, was a pilot for Eastern back in the day and was stationed in Miami. He lived in Biscayne Bay and was curious if his very modest home was still standing. Armed with the address, we were able to locate it we think. Heaven only knows what the modest home would sell for nowadays.Read more

  • Day4

    Lulu Neighborfood

    October 27, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 28 °C

    Lulu is a vision of what an outdoor sidewalk restaurant should be, where Commodore meets Main Highway in the center of Coconut Grove. Adored by locals and out-of-towners, Lulu is a fresh take on the traditional. Offering uniquely inspired dishes from local sources, our Neighborfood ranges from shareable tapas to flavorful entrees.

    While Miami sizzles during the day (we were told that it was much warmer than usual for this time of year) it cools down considerably in the evenings. That coupled with the constant gentle breeze and the light wrapped palm trees make it perfect for enjoying drinks and nibbles on the porch. Delicious food.and cocktails. Take a looksie....The roasted dates missed their photo op.

    Roasted Dates
    manchego | sausage | bacon | dried fruit mustard sauce

    Tuscan Hummus*
    white beans | lemon | garlic | rosemary | fresh mint | pomegranate seeds | parmesan lavash

    Ahi Tuna Tartare
    fresh yellow fin tuna | pine nuts | avocado | sesame soy vinaigrette

    House Smoked Salmon
    pickled onions | crostini | herb remoulade
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  • Day2

    Hotel in Miami, USA

    January 14, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 24 °C

    Wir hatten einen sehr angenehmen Flug nach Miami (7700 km) und freuen uns, dass auch das gesamte Gepäck heil angekommen ist. Unser Hotel ist das Marriott Courtyard in Miamis Stadtteil Coconut Grove. Unser Zimmer befindet sich im 15. Stock und bietet einen schönen seitlichen Blick auf das Meer.
    Sigrun hat einen schönen Disco Traum..
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  • Day3

    Coco Walk / Coconut Grove, Miami

    January 15, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 23 °C

    Heute sind wir viele Kilometer bei sonnigen Wetter gelaufen und haben viele Eindrücke von Coconut Grove gesammelt. Ein wenig Shopping war auch dabei....

  • Day20

    THE VERDICT!!!

    January 30, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    After almost 3 weeks on both ships here is the verdict:

    Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas exceeded our expectations. Our Junior Suite was very large and tastefully decorated. You felt that you were at a resort, not on a ship. It was amazing how they managed 6700 passengers. The huge production shows and entertainment were unbelievable.

    Regent’s Seven Seas Explorer is the most luxurious ship we have ever traveled on. Our aft suite was beautiful. The choice of restaurants and food were at the highest level. The entertainment for a ship of this size was terrific. Each night we had a variety of quality shows.

    So.....IT’S A DRAW!

    We totally enjoyed each ship. Depending on ones priorities you should have a great time on whichever ship you choose.
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