Showing posts from September, 2014

Day 7...

What a fantastic day today... 3 Years ago when they were last here, my brother wanted to do a Sunrise/Sunset Florida Coast to Coast trip but unfortunately we weren't able to make it happen until today. We all woke up some time between 4 and 4:45AM got dressed and piled into the van and headed for Cocoa Beach. Despite the forecast for rain on both coasts we decided to move ahead with the plan. We arrived at the Pier a little before 7 am and headed for the ocean. My nephew has never been in the ocean so this was a huge deal. We spent some time taking photos as the sun came up. Despite the clouds the scene was incredible. The sky came alive with light and before we knew it the sun was up and we were hungry.

We hoped into the car and headed for a local diner where we all enjoyed a delicious home style breakfast. We headed back towards home for a short rest and then before we knew it we were back in the van heading to the other coast.

Madeira is about a 2 hour drive one way and we ha…