Beach Vacation 2015

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, we left home (once again) for our favorite beach trip (to Xanadu II) in Cherry Grove Beach.

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On Sunday afternoon, we went to Ripley’s Aquarium.  We saw various stingrays, sharks, fish, and…

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Mermaids!

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(And toads)

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Nonni and Poppi joined us on Monday. They stayed through Wednesday.

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We had fun digging holes in the sand.

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But sometimes, it’s just nice to relax for a little bit.

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Kayli enjoyed swinging over the waves — with a little help.

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Here is a wide angle view of the ocean at our condo.

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Yep, we dug another hole – because that’s what you do at the beach.

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And another one…

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Time for some beach pictures.

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Got a good picture of Poppi and Nonni.

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While this was fun – we don’t recommend it. Sand gets everywhere…and is not quite as enjoyable while cleaning up.

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We saw another mermaid on Wednesday.

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We built a sand castle.

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Kayli missed Grandmama while she was gone.

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We played putt-putt on Wednesday.

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Back at the condo for a relaxing night.

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Our visits to Xanadu II are very enjoyable. But the rain ended our vacation a day early. We went shopping on Thursday because of the rain. And since Friday was also going to be rainy, we decided to go home a day early – on Friday.  As it turns out, Friday wasn’t too bad a day and we could have enjoyed some nice weather. But it was nice having all of Saturday to vacate our vacation. Until next year…