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Welcome to Miami!

May 8, 2015
Miami south beach

As we were driving further south, the idyllic beach settlements turned more into city scenery with lots of high-rise buildings and a vibrant atmosphere full of shopping, beach and entertainment possibilities – we arrived in Miami Beach! The streets are fringed with palm trees, the sun is shining, the bars are serving crazy cocktails creations – if you don’t get into holiday mood there, you probably won’t get it anywhere else. South Beach is the party hot-spot of Miami Beach, famous for its beautiful art déco architecture and the massive white-sand beach which stretches for miles. The water was turquoise and crystal-clear, so the conditions were perfect for a swim and definitely needed in the heat! We also enjoyed watching the scene on famous Ocean Drive, which is basically a runway for people who want to be seen – either in bizarre outfits (or shall I say non-outfits??) or driving up and down in (mostly rented) fancy cars. I wasn’t bored for a second because Miami has it all – great restaurants, great shopping, great beach.

Sunshine State Driving into Miami Beach! Promenade at South Beach At the famous Ocean Drive

Sand, wherever I lookA beautiful day.... ...for enjoying a swim!Those giant cocktails are very popularArt deco Hotel

Cuban food is a staple there!

Cuban food, a staple in MiamiThe Ocean Drive becomes vibrant at night!

Another night club Nightclub at Ocean Drive Ocean Drive night view Ocean Drive night view

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  • Reply Bryan Lockley May 8, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    Reblogged this on Bryan Lockley's WordPress Blog.

  • Reply benjii1993 May 8, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    Looks amazing!

  • Reply Bec J. H. May 9, 2015 at 4:25 am

    Great photos! I stayed in Miami for a few days when I was about 12 because my Mum went there for a conference and took our whole family. Unfortunately I hardly got to see anything much because we were very, very jetlagged! (We had flown from Australia!) This makes me want to go back and experience it properly 🙂

  • Reply Paleica May 9, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    superbunte bilder!!! (y)

  • Reply Paleica May 9, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    achja: ur schön! ich war als kind ja in miami und ich kann mich leider an kaum noch was erinnern außer an ein hotel das dschungeldeko hatte mir palmen, grünzeug und flamingos 😀

    • Reply sileas May 11, 2015 at 11:32 am

      Du bist aber ganz schön rumgekommen 😉 Tja da sieht man, wie Kinder die Welt sehen – Hauptsache Dschungel und Tiere und so 😀

      • Reply Paleica May 11, 2015 at 11:36 am

        ja meine eltern hatten eine recht reise-affine phase 🙂 wahrscheinlich ist bei mir deswegen der bedarf lang gedeckt gewesen. als kind fand ich das lange fliegen und viele rumfahren immer nur mühsam 😉

  • Reply weltblicke.at May 9, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    Bud light..brrrr 😉

    Ocean drive ist sicher ein Spaß am Abend, deine Berichte haben richtig Lust auf so eine Reise gemacht. Bunte Zebrastreifen wären mal was fürn Winter in Wien…

    Aja, dein neues, aufgeräumtes und schlichtes Design ist super!

    • Reply sileas May 11, 2015 at 11:30 am

      Vielen Dank, ich bin auch ganz glücklich damit 🙂

  • Reply Gudrun Krinzinger May 11, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    Tolle Bilder!

  • Reply 2015 – A travel year in review | sweet/escapes January 3, 2016 at 7:02 pm

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  • Reply Die Gradwanderung (@dgradwanderung) January 7, 2016 at 12:48 am

    Ein toller Bericht und wunderschöne Bilder. Miami sieht so bunt aus, das springt einen ja richtig an. 🙂

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