Wednesday we spent the whole day out with Robert and Dani. We had originally wanted to go zip lining through central Fl. Turns out it's a small fortune to do that, so we opted to go to Silver Springs. Florida is dotted with beautiful crystal clear water springs, and Silver springs is a big one near Ocala. They've turned it into a mini amusement park/zoo for people to come see. One of the coolest things was the glass bottomed boat. The spring was so clear you could see all the way to the bottom, which in some places was pretty far. Finn and Uncle Robert were best buds during the boat ride.
|Isn't that cool!|
|My favorite picture of Finn and Robert together.|
|He felt a lot better when he was being safely held.|
|He came out for a couple of Brits to feed him a handful of pellets (it seemed like a small amount for such a large animal).|
|Of course we had to see the giant gator, who seemed far to large to be able to move at all.|
|Dani and Finn at the base of a giant Cypress tree.|
Thursday we played outside in the little pool that grammy had bought Finn, but mostly Finn wanted to hang out with Oscar the dog. He just LOVED that dog. We BBQ'd that night and enjoyed all the time with family and friends. Dani was the master at getting Finn to sleep. I loved watching how tender she was with him...melted my heart!
Friday we woke Finn up to make the hour drive to Orlando and make our flight. I was hoping for a repeat of the first flight, but Finn decided otherwise. He was incredibly fussy, and only wanted daddy, which made for a long flight for Roy. Both flights were full so we didn't have the luxury of having an extra seat between us (one of the reasons the first flight went so well). Finally, Finn fell asleep for the last hour of the flight into SLC.
Needless to say we were happy to be done with flying for awhile.