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Vacation Orlando – Day 12

Today’s Devotion: Words and Reactions
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

– Proverbs 15:1

Today’s Planning: Back to Curacao with InselAir
Curacao did you miss us?

 We stayed one night @ tio Glenno in Miami. At 11:00 am we brought our the Jeep back to Thrifty Car Rental (great service by the way).  With a Thrifty shuttle we went to Miami International Airport. After a great flight with InselAir we arrived at 18:00 pm to our island Curacao.

This was our first vacation we experienced as a family of 4. It was a peaceful vacation, with a lot of love and joy. The whole vacation we were together experiencing everything what men created by the power of God.

Thank you God for this amazing time we shared together as a familiy with You.

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Vacation Orlando 2009 – Day 10

Today’s Devotion: Wait – It’s Worth it!

Keep yourself pure.

– 1 Timothy 5:22 

Today’s Planning: Prime Outlets – Aquatica – SeaWorld – Aquatica

Shopping @ Prime Outlets till 12:00 pm.

After shopping we went to Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark till 4:00 pm, then to SeaWorld till 8:00 pm and last but not least Aquatica again till 10:00 pm.

The tickets we had for SeaWorld & Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark (a combo ticket) were for unlimited admission to the 2 parks within 14 days of first visit.

Park hours: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

This was our last attraction park for this vacation. The kids enjoyed both the parks. Their favorite park was Aquatica where they could swim, swim and swim all the time. We thank God that we had the opportunity to go to these parks where we had a lot of fun together as a blessed family.

Vacation Orlando 2009 – Day 9

Today’s Devotion: Work at It
Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, beacuse you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
– 1 Corinthians 15:58

Today’s Planning: Shopping Shopping Shopping
We went to Orlando’s Premium Outlets and Mall at Millenia.

This was a day of scanning (with the eyes) and bying, hahahaha! I didn’t know where to go first. What to buy where. Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, crazy crazy. My favorite shops where Esprit, Banana Republic and Kenneth Cole!

At the end of the day it was time for Olive Garden. Esta bonnnnn.

Vacation Orlando 2009 – Day 8

Today’s Devotion: Calm Faith
The Lord will keep you from all harm – He will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.

– Psalm 121:7-8


Today’s Planning: Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark
First thing in the morning was a big breakfast at the Howard Johnson.

This was what the kids were waiting for. Swimming and swimming. This was their favorite Orlando park.

 These were the attractions “Walkabout Waters” (mega dump buckets, slides, nets, spraying waters and fountains), “Big Surf Shores” (wave pool), “Whanau Way” (thrilling ride with a tube), “Dolphin Plunge” (slide into an enclosed tube through a lagoon filled with dolphins), ” Loggerhead Lane” (float down a lazy river), “Tassie’s Twisters” (round and round you’ll go), “HooRoo Run” (a bumpy ride to the bottom), “Taumata Racer” (slide head-first down a staggeringly steep hill), “Walhalla Wave” (a 6-story tube of twists and turns) and “Roa’s Rapids” (race down this spectacular river). Our favorite attractions were “Walhalla Wave” and “Roa’s Rapids”. 

We stayed here till the park closed at 10:00 pm. Hahahaha! Eating? What is that?

Vacation Orlando – Day 7

Today’s Devotion: What Really Matters

If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing.

– 1 Coritnhians 13:3

Today’s Planning: SeaWorld

It was amazing to see the beautiful relationship between trainers and these glorious creatures of God. Even Papa Mark experienced touching a dolphin. And the kids had fun in “Journey to Atlantis” (Brace twists, turns and falls on this exciting mix of coaster and water ride).

The show of “Sea Lions Tonite” was very funny. It was the kids favorite show!

Shows, Attractions & Exhibits we experienced:

  • Bleu Horizons: Venture beyond the horizon where dolphins, birds and spirited performers meet. AMAZING!
  • Believe: Feel your spirit soar in our stunning Shamu show. AMAZING!
  • Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island: Join Clyde and Seamore on their misadventure.
  • Pets Ahoy!: Cats, dogs, birds and even a pig perform high-action feats. AMAZING!
  • A’lure… The Call of the Ocean: A wondrous undersea journey brought to life through acrobatic artistry and dance. MAGNIFIQUE! We saw it TWICE!
  • Sea Lions Tonite: Clyde and Seamore parody your favorite SeaWorld shows and attractions. VERY FUNNY!
  • Shamu Rocks: A Night Rock Concert at Shamu leaps, splashes and soars to the tunes.
  • Journey to Atlantis: Brace twists, turns and falls on this exciting mix of coaster and water ride. The kids favorite!
  • Kraken: A monster coaster born from tales that struck terror in sailors for centuries. Julianne had not the minimu height so Papa and Elique experienced it.
  • Wild Arctic: Take a helicopter ride to base station  Wild Arctic and see polar bears, walruses and beluga whales up-close.
  • Manta Aquarium: A floor-to-cieling underwater world filled with thousands of fascinating sea creatures 
  • Penguin Encounter: See penguins up-close
  • Manatee  Rescue
  • Key West at SeaWorld: Interact with dolphins
  • Shark Encounter: The world’s largest underwater viewing tunnel for a rare sea creatures

An extraordinary opportunity!

Vacation Orlando 2009 – Day 6

Today’s Devotion: Sour Milk

“The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.”

– Luke 6:45

Today’s Planning: Rest Day & Olive Garden

Mama’s favorite kitchen is Italian!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So this was another blessing! Thank you God!

Vacation Orlando 2009 – Day 5

Today’s Devotion: Make A Change

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

-Romans 12:2

Today’s Planning: Magic Kingdom

Park Hours on Friday: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

We drove about 20 minutes to Magic Kingdom. We arrived early to enjoy the whole day at the park. I know this was the biggest park so let’s start. After taking the ferry to the entrance we welcomed ourselves at the world of Magic. First attraction was “Big Thunder Mountain Railboad” (Runaway train coaster). Other attractions we enjoyed: “”Huanted Mansion” (Journey through the dark with happy haunts), “Pirates of the Caribbean” (Join Captian Jack Sparrow as you sail through the Spanish Main), “Splash Mountain” (Plunge 5 stories into Brer Rabbit’s Laughin’ Place), “Stitch’s Great Escape” (Dark, interactive alien experience), “Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress” (Audio-Animatronics show through time), “Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin” (Intergalactic interactive adventure inspired by Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 2), “Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor” (Help power the city of Monstropolis as you laugh during a hilarious, interactive show), “Mad Tea Party” (Spin ’round in a teacup), “Tomorrowland Speedway” ( Drive a  racecar), “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh” (Roll, bounce and float through indoor adventures), “”Dumbo the Flying Elephant” (Soar over Fantasyland), “Snow White’s Scary Adventures” (Journey inside through the dark), “Dream Along with Mickey” (Musical stage show), “Mickey’s PhilharMagic” (3D movie presented by Kodak), “Peter Pan’s Flight” (indoor flying fantasy adventure), “it’s a small world” (musical indoor voyage), “The Barnstormer at Goofy’s Wisacre Farm” (Crazy kiddie coaster), “Mickey’s Country House” (Walk through Mickey’s home), “Minnie’s Countrey House” (Walk through Minnie’s home), “The Magic Carpets of Aladdin” (Fly over Agrabah on a magic carpet), “Astro Orbiter” (Fly outdoors in a spaceship), “Jungle Cruise” (Silly safari boat tour).

We had a great time and we went in all of these attractions. “Space Mountains” & “Tomorrowland Transit Authority” were temporarily closed. We had a short break for lunch (Subway) and ice cream/sundae at “Auntie Gracity’s Galactic Goodies”. The ice cream is magnifique! The strawberry barr is also delicious. Thank God that we had everything with us as lunch, bottles of water/juice and chips so that we could enjoy the whole day in the park.

Last but not least we saw the “SpectroMagic Night Parade”. Beautiful!

On the way to the hotel everybody is hungry! Fishburger (Elique’s favorite) of Burger King is ok (2 for $3). Hahahahaah!

Thank you God!