Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer

The highlight of the day in South Beach was meeting Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer. He is ultra nice and I can see why dogs listen when he talks.

CIV folksand our Hosts in Miami

Chocolate cake and wine from Serbia

The chocolate cake with raspberries was heavenly, but the Serbian wine transcended all sensory experiences.

Russia meets Serbia in the kitchen

Inna(Russian)and Misha Mladenovic (Serbian) of Coconut Grove, Fl. Wonderful hosts and warm people.

Russian cold cuts


Plymouth Church in Coconut Grove

Majestic stone beauty sits quietly in the shade of Coconut Grove, FL.

Miami Beach

My first time on Miami Beach as a tourist.

Art Decto and Hotel Victor

The famous Hotel Victor on South Beach is a good example of Art Deco.

First and oldest hotel in Miami

Only in Miami

Only in Miami will you see a mannequin with implants.

House of Versace

The beautiful and tragic home of the late, Versace.

Biscayne Bay

Boats dot the water on Biscayne Bay.

Deco Drive Cigars in South Beach

Met Hosea, my new Cuban friend who rolls cigars in South Beach using Dominican Republic tobacco and Ecuadoran leaves. I'm holding a "torpedo," fresh from his expert hands.

Beautiful stone church in Coconut Grove.

This beautiful stone church sits majestically in Coconut Grove, Florida, among beautiful homes in a tropical and quiet paradise.

Emilio Estefan and body guard jogging on South Beach, Miami. June 2010

Emilio Estefan (on the right) and bodyguard jog on South Beach on the day of Emilio's son's wedding.