& Pamela's Very Merry Christmas Party 2003
24 November 2003 Busch Gardens Tampa!
mmmm.. RHINO RALLY!
24 November Checking in at the Embassy
southwest airlines at the airport =)
Embassy Suites bathroom
dining area of the room & tv cabinet/ wardrobe
taking picture of crazy people taking
(Amish special on PBS)
giant flag in the atrium of the Embassy Suites Hotel Tampa (just
in case you forgot what country you were in I guess)
ONTO BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA!
25 November 2003
entrance to the park
park directory just in case you get lost. =P
Busch Gardens Train
this is the joint that closes way too early.. want an early
on the savannah
safari train.. what's gnu?
it's a flock of birds
water rapids from the Rhino Rally
sometimes the queue just seemed to
("that's because it DID!" replies SeanYoda)
it's the Rhino Cup! =)
Rhino Rally course..
rufus checks the elephants out!
LUNCH AT THE SNACKBAR:
Rufus helps himself to some of our soda. We split a deep fried
appetizer combo of cheese & chicken strips. (Good deal &
lots of food)
finding GREEN nemos.. bleh! =P
ON THE SKYWAY:
tower and animals from the skyway.
foodcourt near GWAZI
Zebras.. did you know that no two zebras have the same stripes??
they're just like fingerprints (ask us how many times we heard
that quickly useless fact)
closeup of cattle grazing (makes meeko miss Disney's Animal
BUSCH GARDENS skyway ride..
daydreaming he's really in Vegas.. white Tigers =)
giraffe and birds...
rufus meets the King of beasts!
no meerkat.. =) timon's cousins
rufus says hey to the Meerkat colony!
giraffes near something that looks like they are waiting on a bus (probably
a power station)
last stop with Rufus
ok.. so the end of the day at BGT and
on our way down to Sarasota/ Venice to visit for Thanksgiving.
Desperate for some contacts (Pamela's
prescription needed filling and we had no luck!) We came across this sign which made us
think of Sean's godson TFAO & his mom, who, along with other moms
might appreciate it. We found it in Brandon, FL. =)
reserved parking expectant mothers ONLY! ($250 fine for violators)