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  1. Lisa1976

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    Today we were going to go to Lowry Park but it's just to hot so we decided to go to the Florida Aquarium instead.

    Really enjoyed it and we did a backstage tour which was very reasonably priced.

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    We've just checked into Le Meridian for the night as we are going to see the Tampa Bay Lighting hockey game tonight so thought it would be easier to stay the night in a hotel in Tampa. It's a very posh hotel too and we got it at a bargain price

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    Will post photos from the hockey game tomorrow if we're allowed to take photos :)
     
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    thats really interesting! we always go to Tampa to visit Berns steakhouse, it would be great if we could do some other things there and stay a night perhaps
     
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    Thought it would be easier as the hockey game probably won't finish til around 10.30pm so don't really want to be driving back that late. We still kept our room at SSR and just packed an overnight bag to bring with us.

    Another reason for getting the hotel is that simon wouldn't have been able to take his camera and bag in to the arena and there was no way we were leaving that in the boot of the car, especially a spurs has no parcel shelf.
     
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    Wendy A hui hou kakou Makuakane Staff Member Administrator

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    I love the photos Lisa, I never really think of going to Tampa, we've only been for Busch and I would never go there again.

    The hotel looks very nice, where in Tampa is it?
     
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    Definitely worth a visit Wendy, even if just for an overnighter. We are Downtown Tampa, just a few blocks from the port too :)
     
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    Lovely pictures
    What a super idea to visit and stay over x
     
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    I always love the look of the tampa nightlife.. we're normally just driving through to get to/from Berns steakhouse but I always see so much going on
     
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    Tampa is a nighttime city. Especially if you go to Ybor City, that place exists for the night life. :yes:
     
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    ooo interesting!
     
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    You and Mrs. Keith should probably consider staying over on a Bern's night. :yes: Ybor City is a really fun and lively place. Loads of shops, places to eat, clubs, places to have a drink, to listen to music. It's a cigar city :D so there HAS to be a cigar smoking jazz club there, I would think!
     
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    now you're talking! ok thanks for that I'll go take a real good look :yes:
     
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    I feel silly that I've never suggested Ybor City to you before. :redface:
     
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    oooo ghost tour!!!!
     
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    Oh geez. I forgot you were a Things that Go Bump in the Night sort of person.
     
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    :biggrin: I do enjoy a good bump in the night it has to be said

    (Esme, I'm expecting a high 5 for that one? surely? nothing? :shrug:)
     
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    :unsure:
    Wait. Are you being nasty? :unsure: ARE YOU!?!
     
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    Wahahaha!
     
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    Well, if our Brit is laughing you MUST be making nasty!
    For all your bumping in the night, I sure hope you don't raise any lumps. :snooty:
     
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    Yes he :lol:
     

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