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Packing is complete and the Uber is arranged for 08:30 tomorrow morning... Next stop, Miami, including happy hour, as well as a tour of culinary delights...

 

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Packing is complete and the Uber is arranged for 08:30 tomorrow morning... Next stop, Miami, including happy hour, as well as a tour of culinary delights...

 

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Cracks me up, I’m packed AT LEAST the weekend before and although I’m a light packer, I at least need a real suitcase but I’m packing for two. I liked Vista, was with 6 other couples Feb24-March 4 8 day Eastern, fantastic time

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My Uber was right on time, and this adventure is under way!!!...

 

Next stop, ATL where I will be utilizing the TSA pre check line, and hopefully a smooth and on time flight to MIA...

 

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Atlanta resident and rapper, Ludacris has a restaurant here at the Atlanta airport... I've already purchased an obscenely over priced bottle of water, so I'm holding out for happy hour in Miami.

 

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At the gate, and my flight appears to be on time... We'll see at 11:50 if that's accurate...

 

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Going slightly back in time, the TSA pre check line was even slower than the regular line today, but I'm early anyway due to my OCD.

 

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Well, when nature calls, and you're ocd like me, you have to have a plan... Traveling solo means there's no one to watch my bag while I'm in the restroom, so I bring several 13 gallon garbage bags, so as to not get urine or who knows what else on my stuff... I go to therapy for this, but it's not working out too well...

 

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On board... Forward progress continues.

 

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Loving your comments about OCD, as I’m exactly the same, and drive my husband absolutely nuts! I am ALWAYS at the airport at least 2 hours prior to a flight! I have lists of my lists to pack at least 1-2 months prior, and begin packing at least 2 weeks prior of some items. Leaving on a trip June 7th, and suitcases are already open, and starting to be loaded. 😊👍

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Wheels down in Miami, and waiting for the metro rail to leave the station heading downtown...

 

Weather forecast: Liquid sunshine:( Forecast for my liver tonight? Possible failure...

 

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After debarking the metro rail, I took a short trip on the metro mover, arriving at the ME Meleia Miami... No exterior photos yet, it was raining a bit...

 

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And a few pics of my room for the night...

 

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The view from my window...

 

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Now to clean up a little and get ready for some happy hour drinks and grub...

 

Till then......

 

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I can't believe the wait is almost over! I am now officially at the 2 day countdown!...

 

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I'm interested in your opinion of the Vista as a solo. I solo'd it two years ago in Europe and had a blast. Have fun!

 

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My whole day so far has been spent mostly on subway trains and airplanes... I'm finally settled into the hotel, and now heading out on the metro mover again... Destination: Brickell, and some adult beverages.

 

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On my last cruise I experimented with the " party patch" so today I'm trying out a new patch that I found online...

 

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We'll know later if it works...

 

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Most places in Miami don't have happy hour on the weekends, but I have a couple mapped out that do... * Yes, that's a hand drawn map...*

 

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A few more from my walk about in Brickell...

 

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In about 8 minutes I'll make my approach to my first dining / drinking destination...

 

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My traditional first drink in Miami is at Trulucks seafood and steakhouse... I present to you, the Amorosa. A spicy margarita with Patron reposado...

 

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Following along. I am interested to hear if the patch works. Enjoy your cruise.

 

 

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Hot and crunchy shrimp and an order of prime meatballs... First thing I've had to eat since breakfast...

 

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