Butterfly

Today Allison and I went to Butterfly World. This was such a beautiful place. We took tons of pictures all over the place. Butterflies were everywhere that we looked. I remember seeing a butterfly exhibit in Tulsa Oklahoma, but this was much much better. There were so many butterflies. Then on top of that there were tons of birds and flowers and an insect zoo. This is a great place to take some inquisitive kids because you can get a tour book or even a guided tour. There is so much to see and learn. There is even an area where kids can get up close and personal with Lorikeets. They look like a cross between a parrot and a parakeet. Very friendly birds. Very pretty ones too.

This is our last day in Florida and we spent it at the Butterfly place then had lunch at Bru’s Room, fried pickles, hot wings and ribs, very tasty. We spent some more time at the pool and then had a nice dinner. After dinner we went to ColdStone Creamery for delicious ice cream. I had the Shamu flavor which was sweet cream, white chocolate chips, double Oreos and fudge. Very, very tasty. Then when we got home I helped Marcia and Allison get the web came situation figured out. Now they can talk back and forth to each other and Grandma MArcia can see the baby (when he/she arrives) and Allison and the Grand-kitties.

Here are some additional photos that I took today at Butterfly World.

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14 Responses to “Photo-A-Day #823 07/10/07”

  1. Michael says:

    You take some amazing photos, thanks for posting them.

  2. Drew says:

    Thanks very much for the compliment and comment Michael.

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  4. Lavender says:

    Breathtaking! Absolutely lovely!

  5. russ says:

    wow, mate, you have nice photo here…

    is the nikon camera in the header yours?

    i am also a fans of camera…

    nice blog, i will be back…

    btw, Gary Carvolth is another one i visit quite oftern

  6. Drew says:

    Thanks Lavender, I am glad you dropped by and liked the photos.

  7. Drew says:

    Hey there Russ, first off thanks for the comment. I appreciate it very much. That is my nikon D80 in the header. I will check out Gary’s blog too.

  8. Drew says:

    Hi Mike,
    I will swing by the interview form tomorrow. Thanks. Looks like you have some great blogs already interviewed. I’ll be ready to do so tomorrow. Just got home from vacation, need to catch up.

  9. Lynne says:

    That is a beautiful photo! The butterfly and flower are so close in color it’s remarkable!

  10. Drew says:

    Thank you Lynne,
    There were so many beautiful butterflies at Butterfly world. This one especially.

  11. Chubby Mommy says:

    You know, you could look up “Spring” in the dictionary and that photo ought to be right next to it!

  12. nursemyra says:

    hey ben, great pics! and I love your link for the lorikeets. I’ve got a rosella (same family as lorikeets) so I found it particularly interesting

  13. Drew says:

    Thanks C Mommy, I was pretty psyched to see that this came out as well as it did. I appreciate the comments and the compliment.

  14. Drew says:

    Thanks Nursemyra, I thought the Lorikeets were pretty cool. They were so pretty and did some fun things, they were also very friendly. I’ll have to look up Rosellas they sound nice too. Thanks for commenting and the compliments.