How people celebrate Christmas Eve in Fort Lauderdale?

Come take a look! I was walking Christmas Eve afternoon around Fort Lauderdale beach and found that plenty of people like to hang at the beach during the holiday. The restaurants and bars were full, the walkway by the side of the beach was embracing the different characters that were just hanging there and the beach was happy that people considered it as a choice to spend the day. Let’s take a look.

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Taking a picture is part of the fun when you are out in a place. Taking pictures is a part of the every day life for us. People love to document what they do, they love to share it to! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Like all these people I was there too and taking pictures. But I wanted to see them, having fun and enjoying life!

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Until them,

Xamlinnette:)

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Learning How to drive in Ireland

After a great week in Iceland where Gate 1 was in charge of our vacation and we just enjoyed it, we were about to start a whole different experience in Ireland. We landed at Dublin in the morning, got our rental car and with GPS in hand we were off to go to the city. The excitement started going like three times around on our first roundabout after leaving the airport. That warm up my husband to be over conscious about driving on the right seat. Once in the city it took us a few loopy loops around the area to find a parking. Although we started to feel the pain of our adventure we were excited to walk around, eat in am Irish pub and get some traditional food.

After tummies we’re full we visited our first castle of this trip, Dublin Castle. We took a tour, I highly recommend, here I learned the difference between castle and palace. Dublin castle is two in one.

We fell in love with the city, the energy and the movement of people throughout the streets. But energy was exactly what we were lacking in the afternoon. We had a long day after traveling from Iceland early in the morning. Still we were needing to drive to Limerick that was the place we were staying, so we had 2 and half more hours to go. Around 5pm we left Dublin but leaving that area was a little bit stressful because of the traffic and our tension of not taking the wrong turn because for us was completely new driving on the right seat of the car. Once we got into the highway was a sweet drive. Beautiful mountains, tower ruins everywhere, lots of green view. We got to the hotel around eight at night, we rested well and the next day we were off to go. I will tell you what we did on the next post.

Dinner with Awe

Beautiful view from our table at Ray’s Waterfront Restaurant.  Even the window frame looks good on this picture!  It was our first day in Seward and we were so excited to be there.  We traveled on train for four hours from Anchorage, after arriving we went first to our hotel, settle our things and went to explore. Between photos, fresh air and so much laghter our tummies gave the announcement of hunger. We got to Ray’s Waterfront and got a perfect frame pic and also we ate halibut for the first time.  Little moments like this one are the ones that makes traveling so amazing!

Until then,

xamlinnette ๐Ÿ™‚

Stay tune for more of Alaska and the adventures we had on this vacation. At this very moment we are heading back home.

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At The Park With A Purpose

 

 

Every year about this time I am getting ready for our Easter play. You know I love writing, and I super love travel writing even if is from places close to home(Orlando, Florida!) But at this time of year is hard for me to keep up with my travel writing.

I also write scripts and direct the theater group at my church. As you can imagine, this keep me so busy that I don’tย have time to do my writing hobby. But still I get a great satisfaction directing our plays and working with good people. One of the things I like to do, are interactive presentations between life performance and videos. So on our presentation day we will present life acting and videos in between.

Well, today we recorded our first video for our Easter play. We were so blessed to have a beautiful day at the park with a crispy cool look. The day looked radiant, the flowers bright and full of color. The whole enviroment looked clean and fresh, very inviting to be outdoors.

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I am extremely bless to be able to work with a great team of committed people who on a Saturday are recording thing for the presentation.

Even that we are working we like to have fun while doing it. Some of us felt like important models so we did like a pretend photo shoot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks God for Florida weather and thanks God, Florida is so beautiful that makes it easy to work on a Saturday. ๐Ÿ™‚

If you in Orlando Florida area and you are looking for a nice, inspiring park I will recommend Cypress Grove Park. Is a great place to spend the day, for weddings, picnics or just a simple hang out with the girls day, or play sports with the guys or a romantic walk through the woods…

Until then,

xamlinnette ๐Ÿ™‚