Happy Friday eve all! We spent day 2 touring Miami on the Island Queen (Star Island!) and shopping at Lincoln Road, South Beach and the Festival Flea Market.
Before I get started on my Part 2 recap, I have to say you all had me cracking up with your comments on this week’s Wordless Wednesday ~ The “Smart” Cop Car still has us laughing every time we see.
We woke up on Sunday (on West Coast time LOL) to the most beautiful sunset. We quickly threw on our shoes and ran down stairs to beach.
I think morning time is the ONLY time that nobody is on the beach. The Time Share was right on Pompano Beach….We spent each morning with a beach walk.
Amanda had told us about the Island Queen Cruise and we bought half price tickets on Groupon. We picked the Millionaire’s Row Cruise because well – it just sounds awesome!
The narrated tour is 90 minutes and you get to see the beautiful downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and "Millionaire’s Row" – aka “Star Island”.
My BETTER half 😀
Plus me too!
I think I had a thing for taking pictures of boats because I think I took them of every type they had on the water.
Miami Sky Line
So, we took pictures of like every house we passed on Star Island and now have no clue whose house it was :D We can remember some names like Will Smith, Gloria Estefan, Shaq’s Old House, P. Diddy, The Guy Who Invented Viagara…BIG House and Growing 😉 LOL
Anyway, for what it’s worth, here are just a few the pictures of the “Star’s” houses 😀
This picture totally summarizes the weather we had while we were in Florida ~ It was totally HOT and HUMID, but, cloudy and sunny like every day. I LOVE the clouds!
After our cruise, we headed down to Lincoln Road (where South Beach is too) and I have to admit, I was pretty excited when I saw they had a Farmer’s Market!
The Farmer’s Markets in Florida are really different from the ones in California for sure. It was fun seeing the local “tropical” fruits.
These AVOCADOS are my favorite! We always buy at least one when we go to the Caribbean. California Haas Avocados are delicious, but, these are HUGE and a little nuttier:D
Amanda and her husband, David, met up with us again this trip. WE LOVE them – they are so nice and funny. They were our personal tour guides letting us know all the cool things to do while in Florida ~ Thanks, we totally had a blast!!! Amanda – you both need to work out in California next 😉
I WISH I wore my pedometer on Sunday because we walked and walked for hours down Lincoln Road, South Beach and then at the Festival Flea Market before we plopped back down on the Pompano beach to recover.
We ended the day with a sunset that was almost as beautiful as the sunrise.
You can catch my Florida 2010 Part 1 Recap HERE. Stay tuned this weekend for parts 3,4, 5
Have a great Friday all and an even better 3-day weekend!
amazing sunset pictures!!
can’t wait to plan get away to CA!
oh hey any chance you are going to FitBlogger?
beautiful pictures…interesting farmer’s market…much different than California!
Sounds like an awesome trip!
it looks gorgeous! and v fun you met up w amanda!
janetha g. says
although i love jay, i gotta say you are his better half! i mean, you are basically the most awesome person on the planet. let’s face it. however, jay definitely is up there on the awesome person list.. so it is a good thing you two are married!
LOVE the scenic sunset shots—WOW, those need to be framed!
the market looked too cool with all those different foods. loved seeing that. and i love humidity, i so want to go there!
how fun to meet with amanda, she is awesome and i love her blog!
and i love yoU! happy labor day weekend!
Mary (What's Cookin' with Mary) says
What pretty pictures! My husbands HQ is in Miami… maybe some time I’ll tag along. 😉
absolutely STUNNING photos. i love the sunset ones especially!