Delaware Children’s Museum

After visiting Fort Christina and exploring the Kalmar Nyckel Museum, it was time to turn our attention to something for Najwa.  The scavenger hunt at Fort Christina was fun, the life-size replica of being aboard the Kalmar Nyckel was entertaining, but neither of those could compete with our next stop — the Delaware Children’s Museum. Once More...

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Kalmar Nyckel in Wilmington, Delaware
By David Gaines On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Exploring the Kalmar Nyckel Museum in Delaware

Around the corner from our visit to Fort Christina Park is a museum, featuring the Kalmar Nyckel, but also a tribute to world exploration by boat.  The Kalmar Nyckel is the ship that first brought the More...

Fort Christina - Wilmington, Delaware
By David Gaines On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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The Swedes Had a Settlement in America?

Since we were only staying one night in Wilmington, Delaware, once we checked out the hotel, we had to maximize our time before heading back home.  We did a quick search and found out about the first Swedish More...

Wilmington Delaware Skyline
By David Gaines On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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Day Trip To Wilmington Delaware

Before the summer ends, and since it’s a three day weekend, we decided to get away for a couple of days.  Instead of the normal destinations, we chose to go a bit off the normal beaten path.  We More...

iFly Virginia Beach
By David Gaines On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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iFly Skydiving Simulation in Virginia Beach

Directly, literally, across the street from the hotel we were staying was an iFly.  I was intrigued with the idea of giving it a shot, but it was more a passing thought.  Najwa, having watched other kids More...

Najwa playing miniature golf in Virginia Beach
By David Gaines On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Playing a Midnight Round of Miniature Golf

It was an eventful day at the beach.  We spent several hours in the sun and sand.  We went to the amusement park; albeit a small one.  We watched a street performer.  Very entertaining; funny guy.  We More...

Flaming Ginger - Virginia Beach
By David Gaines On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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The Surprisingly Hilarious Street Performer Flaming Ginger

We were on the way back from the amusement park when we saw a street performer setting up for a show.  So, why not check it out. I’ve seen many street performances.  They juggle.  Sometimes juggle More...

Flying Bobs at Virginia Beach amusement park
By David Gaines On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Virginia Beach’s Mini Amusement Park

In the distance we saw the Ferris Wheel, which means amusement park.  So, we hiked the blocks down from the hotel to check it out.  It’s not a really big park, but does have your common rides.  Gravitron, More...

Virginia Beach
By David Gaines On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Weekend Trip to Virginia Beach

Learning our lesson of going to the beach on three day holidays, with the other hundreds of thousands of people, we took a mid-summer trip to Virginia Beach to get in Nduku’s craving for sun and sand. More...

Najwa at Hemingway's - Kent Island
By David Gaines On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Day Trip to Kent Island for Memorial Day Weekend

For Memorial Day, we wanted to get out of town, but nothing more than a day trip.  So, we headed out to Kent Island just on the other side of the Bay Bridge.  Being just a day trip, and not able to leave More...



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