The Everglades Safari Park, where Grandma Bert and Grandpa Roy took an airboat ride after the Norwegian Sky returned to Miami.
The airboat that would take us around the Everglades. They are really, really loud!
Our driver and guide at work.
There were millions of lily pads the airboat glided over.
Actually, the water level was quite low in the swamp as southern Florida had been in drought conditions for quite some time.
Your grandparents saw plent of 'gators in the Everglades.
Our guide lifts a young alligator for the tourists.
A young alligator tries to keep hidden.
A gator hides in plain sight, sunning itself.
Gators sun themselves in a special part of the park for close-up viewing and lectures.
A Purple Gallinule. There are plenty of them in the Everglades.
A Purple Gallinule at lower right, but the bird in the upper left is unidentified. It may be a female grackle.
Part of a lecture about alligators demonstrating how fast they can attack.
Back at the park entrance, Grandma Bert holds a young alligator after the lecuture on 'gators.
Norwegian Sky Cruise
Roy Cochrun Collection