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California and Florida Dreaming 2004

Itinerary

Tuesday 29th June
Jane, Harry and Simone fly to Los Angeles
Dinner with Bruce Harlan (DEEP program) – St Matthew’s School www.stmatthewsschool.com/deep/deep.html
Furama Hotel, Linocin Boulevard Los Angeles

Wednesday 30th June
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium www.healthebay.org/smpa/temp/about.asp
Long Beach Aquarium www.aquariumofpacific.org/index.html
Stay with Annie Maben, Long Beach

Thursday 1st July
SEA Lab www.lacorps.org/Index_SEALAB2.html
Cabrillo Aquarium, Steve Vogel www.cabrilloaq.org/dmap.htm
Stay with Annie Maben, Long Beach

Friday 2nd July
Early start, drive to San Diego via Pacific Coast Hwy (Beach Boys music) Huntington Beach, Doheny
Meet Deb Brice and Captain Althouse at Nimitz Marine Facility/Scripps Institution of Oceanography dock http://sio.ucsd.edu/
HI-San Diego, Point Loma www.sandiegohostels.com

Saturday 3rd July
Sea World San Diego meet Joy Wolf www.adventureisland.com/seaworld/ca/default.aspx
Birch Aquarium (Scripps) http://aquarium.ucsd.edu
HI-San Diego, Point Loma www.sandiegohostels.com

Sunday 4th July
Set-out early, drive to Santa Barbara (Beach Boys music again) lunch in Malibu
Motel 6 State Street – Santa Barbara
4th of July fireworks on foreshore

Monday 5th July
Breakfast at Sambos with Laura Francis - Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary www.cinms.nos.noaa.gov
Chill out, time to shop and explore
Motel 6 State Street – Santa Barbara

Tuesday 6th July
Breakfast at Sambos with Jenny Theodorou - Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center (Stern’s Wharf) www.sbnature.org/seacenter/index.htm
Long drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey – Pismo Beach, Morrow Bay, Jade Cove, Julia Pfeiffer Burns state Park, Big Sur
HI-Monterey www.montereyhostel.org

Wednesday 7th July
Monterey Bay Aquarium www.mbayaq.org
HI-Monterey www.montereyhostel.org

Thursday 8th July
Early start – MBARI (known as nirvana) www.mbari.org meet George Matsumoto and Rita Bell at EARTH curriculum project http://www.mbari.org/education/EARTH/
MATE www.marinetech.org ROV summer workshop at Monterey Peninsula College www.mpc.edu/homex.asp meet Tami Lusford and Jill Zande (MATE)
HI Santa Cruz www.hi-santacruz.org
Dinner at the fabulous Saturn Café www.saturncafe.com/

Friday 9th July
Breakfast at Saturn Café www.saturncafe.com/
Seymour Marine Discovery Centre at Long Marine Laboratory www2.ucsc.edu/seymourcenter meet Lisa Borok
Elephant seals at Ano Nuevo www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=523
HI-Pigeon Point, www.norcalhostels.org – sunset and hot-tub

Saturday 10th July
Drive back south down Hwy 101 to Santa Barbara
Motel 6 Santa Barbara

Sunday 11th July
Fly to Miami
Holiday Inn Miami-International Airport

Monday 12th July
Drive from Miami to Fort Pierce
Meet Phillip Baldwin at Coastal Science Centre www.fosusa.org
Holiday Inn Fort Pierce

Tuesday 13th July
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution www.hboi.edu/
Holiday Inn Fort Pierce

Wednesday 14th July
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution www.hboi.edu/
Motel 6 Cocoa Beach

Thursday 15th July
Kennedy Space Center www.ksc.nasa.gov
Motel 6 Orlando International Drive

Friday 16th July
Sea World www.buschgardens.com/seaworld/fla (John Lowe)
Motel 6 Orlando International Drive

Saturday 17th July
Drive to Tampa, book into Eckerd College
Conference venue – Eckerd College www.eckerd.edu

Sunday 18th July
Eckerd College Professional Development – Learning Ocean Science through Ocean Exploration Curriculum http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov
Conference Keynote Address Sylvia Earl
Conference venue – Eckerd College www.eckerd.edu

Monday 19th July to Thursday 22nd July
NMEA Conference www.floridamarine.org/education/category_main.asp?id=2088

Friday 23rd July
Jane and Harry fly home
Simone says on to continue work on her scholarship

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