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Published: September 23rd 2009
The following day, the 16th of June, 2009 we headed up to Melbourne, Florida. Its about 2 and a half hours from Tampa.
Its beautiful weather and we listen to Red Hot Chilli Peppers and other road tripping music on the way up.
Good times. We get to Melbourne at about 1pm and then I get to meet Alyson's family. Her family is really cool really friendly straight up and I feel pretty much at home after a couple of hours. We grab a snack then head up to the beach in Melbourne.
We grab some kites along the way from the chemist as well as some lollies. At the beach after our swim we have a lie down in the sun and then grab the kites. Alyson's one is killing it after like 10 minutes - but i somehow managed to end up with the jipped kite. After half an hour I get it successfully in the air at its maximum length. However am sabotaged by a certain someone when they ask me to do tricks with the kite I’m flying. Sabotage and outrage.
The next day we go for a canoe ride with Alyson’s bro
drew. Its really nice canoeing, well me and Alyson take turns whilst Drew goes the whole way. We see some turtles and I get to touch a Manatee and its baby. So cute!
Afterwards we head back to Sarasota. Alyson has dance practice whilst I go for a run. I get stuck in a storm but manage to get into the Ringling via a back entrance and see the beautiful flowers and garden after the rain.
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