Tag Archives: Miami

Photos of Virgin Gorda and Miami

Great news! Photos of Virgin Gorda and Miami are now posted to our blog. On the main menu bar, click on the word “Photos”. Once the list of photo albums appears, scroll down to find “Miami 2014” and then “Virgin … Continue reading

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The Colony Hotel

We have never have been to Maimi and being interested in design we had searched for a place to stay in the Art Deco area of South Beach. We looked at many hotels, narrowed our search to about 4 and … Continue reading

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Virgin Gorda Packing Review

We tell our friends about our packing lists for traveling with carry-on luggage, but the one thing we do not often share is the quantity of each item we take with us. In this blog, I am going to review … Continue reading

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Out and About

Downtown Miami, it’s not South Beach. Our tour extends into Miami proper today and we have to make a few adjustments to the impressions we have had in the last couple of days. First, pedestrians are not sacred. The average … Continue reading

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South Beach, Florida

We head out about 8:00 to do a self guided Art Deco walking tour. The Art Deco movement in Miami occurred between the 1920s and 1940s. The buildings have characteristic pastel colours, porthole windows and sleek curves. Murray and I … Continue reading

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Virgin Gorda, BVI to Miami, Florida

Today is a travel day. We leave Virgin Gorda for Miami, specifically South Beach. We are saying goodbye to the marine life and idyllic quietness of the island for the hustle and congestion of city life. When we check in … Continue reading

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A Stop in Miami, Florida

When looking at our long haul flights from Edmonton we have a choice of either flying through Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Knowing we might spend a few days in the city, I do some preliminary research and decide Miami is … Continue reading

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