Travel


A visit to the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg Tennessee
12 Nov 2013

A visit to the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg Tennessee

We woke up early in Monteagle, Tennessee. There was a brisk breeze. It was only 1 celsius, or 33.8 fahrenheit. We were used to this weather in the winter at home… just not after being in 30 celsius weather the day before. The hotel we were in had a restaurant attached. The sign read “Jim Oliver’s Smoke House Restaurant and Old General Store“. Well… when...

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Wendy runs her first runDisney 5k #SilvaDisneyAdventure
11 Nov 2013

Wendy runs her first runDisney 5k #SilvaDisneyAdventure

As part of our Disney World vacation, Wendy participated in the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. She ran Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K through Animal Kingdom. Although marathons have happened at Disney for quite a while, the runDisney program is fairly unknown to the masses. So much so that when we were there, some of the people who were just out for morning runs...

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Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center
09 Nov 2013

Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center

On the agenda for our first day at Disney World was Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center. It was an early rise, with a quick breakfast. The runDisney folks set up a really nice hospitality suite in one of the other buildings for all the run participants and their families. This was great as it allowed us to have breakfast on the resort, without the large...

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A Day of Shopping before heading to Disney World
08 Nov 2013

A Day of Shopping before heading to Disney World

We woke up around 7am… which may seem kinda early after a 24 hour drive. The girls did not want to waste a lot of time sleeping… they were excited to get their day started. After a great breakfast, we checked out of the Fairfield Inn & Suites, and headed to Premium Outlets in Orlando. We stopped in at the Disney Character Warehouse. There were...

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We made it to Orlando!
07 Nov 2013

We made it to Orlando!

This past Tuesday at 4pm, we started our road trip to Disney World. We arrived on Wednesday afternoon around 4pm. After viewing the Border Delay app, Wendy suggested crossing at Rainbow Bridge, as there was only a 10 minute wait. As always, the app was bang on. While planning for our Disney getaway, we asked our friends on Facebook for the best way down… through...

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