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Old 07-08-2012, 08:31 PM   #151
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The Coronado is so pretty. It looks like the rooms are good sized too.


I love the picture of the castle!!
Thanks again. The rooms are very large. That helps with a family of five. I like the reflection in the water of the castle shot. I'm always trying to get a different angle of that castle and trying to have the sun hit it just right. Here is a pic of the bathroom at the Del.

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Old 07-08-2012, 08:36 PM   #152
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This is from my daughters I Phone. We just headed onto the highway when we noticed the white smoke in Colorado Springs. I know there was a lot of devastation and lives lost. I will keep them in my prayers.

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Wow! I never realised how big the rooms were at Coronado. One of these years, I'm going to have to book us in to stay there. Problem will be how to break the news to my aunt, who lives in the SD area.

Great pic of the castle...and thanks for posting your DD iphone pic. My thoughts are with the people too.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:42 PM   #154
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Here are a few more from around the resort.

From the beach looking back to the Del



Some gentleman was out there building a sand castle


Had to get the family shot from the beach



Flowers around the resort






Shops across the street



This home was for sale near the village pizzeria...only 5 million. What a steal!



Thanks everyone for tagging along.
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:53 PM   #155
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Your TR is just awesome!

It makes me wonder if I should do 2 nights at the Del, 2 nights in Hollywood and the rest at DLR in November.

I'm just waiting on a deal for the Del to help with my decision.
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Old 07-08-2012, 10:17 PM   #156
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Thanks again. The rooms are very large. That helps with a family of five. I like the reflection in the water of the castle shot. I'm always trying to get a different angle of that castle and trying to have the sun hit it just right. Here is a pic of the bathroom at the Del.
Wow--that bathroom is gorgeous! I love the tile on the floor...that's exactly what I want for my hall bathroom. And the rooms look really spacious, although I guess it should be for what they charge there!
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:14 AM   #157
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Awesome TR! Thanks so much for sharing!

What a great vacation so far and I love your photos!
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:19 PM   #158
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Beautiful! I need to count my spare change.



Now that is a bathroom!! Plenty of counter room and sinks for sure.
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:23 PM   #159
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Your TR is just awesome!

It makes me wonder if I should do 2 nights at the Del, 2 nights in Hollywood and the rest at DLR in November.

I'm just waiting on a deal for the Del to help with my decision.
Thanks so much for the kind words. I can't remember how many days you have total for your vacation? With Hollywood I would only spend one day at the most. I am/was very disappointed with that whole area. Sometimes the Hotel Del Coronado with do a B2G1 free deal. Keep your eyes out. You might sign up for their newsletter as well.
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:25 PM   #160
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Wow--that bathroom is gorgeous! I love the tile on the floor...that's exactly what I want for my hall bathroom. And the rooms look really spacious, although I guess it should be for what they charge there!
That's no doubt. They have robes in the closet as well. They are not free obviously but are very handy when you go down to the hot tub and run back to the room. It took me several years to find that trick out. I saw someone doing it and thought....clever.....
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:27 PM   #161
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Awesome TR! Thanks so much for sharing!

What a great vacation so far and I love your photos!
Thanks! My style of trip reporting is to show a lot of pictures and just a little insight of what was going on. I brought home probably 3000+ pictures this time around. I get a little carried away sometimes.
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Beautiful! I need to count my spare change.

Now that is a bathroom!! Plenty of counter room and sinks for sure.
It would be a beautiful place to live for sure. I really hope someday that my wife and I can make it to an ocean or be within driving distance for a place to retire when we get older. Does everyone have this dream?
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It would be a beautiful place to live for sure. I really hope someday that my wife and I can make it to an ocean or be within driving distance for a place to retire when we get older. Does everyone have this dream?

I live about 45 miles from the pacific ocean so mine is more along the lines of retiring in the mountains.
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It would be a beautiful place to live for sure. I really hope someday that my wife and I can make it to an ocean or be within driving distance for a place to retire when we get older. Does everyone have this dream?
Nah.... I'm living the dream already...... right here in KC..........

I'm shocked you don't feel the same way.....
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I live about 45 miles from the pacific ocean so mine is more along the lines of retiring in the mountains.
Isn't it funny how people want something different from where they are currently? Does anyone ever dream of the midwest?
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