Posts Tagged "USA"

Los Angeles, California

We sailed into the Port of San Pedro, California on February 4, 2013. We decided to take a tour “Hollywood Highlights and LA”. Our first stop at 9:00am was Rodeo Drive which we had an hour to explore on our own before any of the stores opened. We then went to Hollywood and Highland Complex which includes the Dolby (Kodak) Theater, the Walk of Fame and TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman’s Chinese Theatre). We also saw the El Capitan Theater. We then went to the Universal City Walk where we had free time for lunch. After lunch we toured downtown LA and stopped at the Music...

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Gaucho Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas from the Gaucho Gang! Below is a 4 Minute Slide show of the decorations that we have  this year on Gaucho Way in the Villages, Florida. We hope you can drop by and see our street, but if you can’t, enjoy this short presentation and the accompanying photos below.     Looking Up Gaucho Way Looking Up Gaucho Way On the Circle Our Circle 1301 Gaucho Way 1303 Gaucho Way 1304 Gaucho Way 1304 Gaucho Way 1305 Gaucho Way 1305 Gaucho Way 1306 Gaucho Way 1306 Gaucho Way 1307 Gaucho Way 1308 Gaucho Way 1308 Gaucho Way 1310 Gaucho Way 1310 Gaucho Way 1312 Gaucho Way 1312 Gaucho Way...

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2012 Disney’s Flower & Garden Festival

On May 19,2012, we went to Disney’s Epcot Center for the Annual Flower & Garden Festival. The theme this year was “Where Epcot Springs to life” and included over 100 different topiaries, most of which were Disney Characters, themed in their own gardens around the park. Some of the gardens featured scenes from Fantasia, Toy Story, Beauty and the Beast, Pixar’s Cars and Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs. Other gardens featured Disney Characters and some featured animals. Click on any image below to enlarge.   Topiary Peacock Topiary Pandas Topiary Dragon Snow...

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2011 Disney’s “Osborne Dancing Lights”

In December 2011, we spent the evening at WDW’s Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Every year the buildings on The Streets of America are covered with some 5 million individual lights or 350 miles of lights. Here are some images and a short video to give a taste of this awesome sight.     Click on any image below to enlarge. Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Spectacle of Dancing Lights Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Hollywood Studios Tree...

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2011 Magic Kingdom Christmas Parade

On December 21, 2011, we traveled to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom to see the annual “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade”. As usual the cast members put on an outstanding show for everyone to enjoy.       Click on any image below to enlarge. Santa Here comes Santa Announcing Santa Gingerbread marchers Goofy Fairy Godmother Chip & Dale Donald & Daisy Scrooge Mc Duck Led by the parade hosts Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade Pre-parade band Balloon seller on the square Daisy before the parade Toy Soldier on the square The Town Square...

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