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Family Travel Adventure: Wiping Out At the Kalahari Waterpark Resort, Sandusky


Ride Wives in Winter

Waterparks are a definite summertime privilege that we all look forward to.  However, Florida waterparks in the summer also come with the perils of scorching hot pavement when you come out of the water, bugs that like to fly around and ruin the fun, and those pesky summer storms that roll in just about everyday with their ominous clouds and thunder and lightning that forces you out of the water to seek shelter.  It’s a real struggle bus sometimes.  But what if I told you there was a glorious place where you can enjoy the waterpark rain or shine, cold or hot, and there are no wasps, ants, or mosquitos around to harass you . Where is this mermaid mecca?  It’s the massive indoor waterpark at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, the largest indoor waterpark in America!  Read More »

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Traveling to the Azores on a Solo Travel Adventure

This is my daily travel diary of my first international solo trip to the Azores Islands in 2015. Scroll down to the bottom and work your way up to read each day’s adventures in chronological order. Enjoy!

Outdoorsy Diva Daily Diary #8:  Saying Goodbye to the Azores

On my last morning I was supposed to go on one last excursion.   I had a planned swim with wild dolphins scheduled first thing in the morning.  Alas, the winds were pretty bad so they cancelled.  I was disappointed but I certainly wouldn’t have wanted a bad experience.  Everything happens for a reason, and just another reason I have to come back!  Instead I enjoyed one more walk through Ponta Delgada.  The streets were relatively quiet.  I went in a bakery and sat down for a nice pot of hot Azorean black tea and people watched.

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I don’t yet have the words describe how I feel after this journey.   Continue Reading…

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