Saturday, June 6, 2009

Vacation in Branson: Part II

I've noticed so many bloggers talk about vacationing in Branson, Missouri. I couldn't blame them, Branson has so much to offer for kids and adults alike. I've experienced it myself when we had our vacation there 2 weeks ago. As what the title suggests, this post is a continuation of our Branson escapade. The place has lots of museums of different kinds. We visited three of them. I'm gonna talk about each of them. Let me start with...

The Titanic Museum

Remember the infamous luxury liner that sank in the Atlantic Ocean in 1912? Remember the love story of Jack and Rose? Well, there may not have been real Jack and Rose in that voyage, but the world will continue to get fascinated with the facts relating to the world's historic maritime tragedy. The Titanic Museum was filled with photos, memorabilia, facts, trivia and all kinds of exhibits both from the real Titanic wreckage and the very famous movie Titanic over a decade ago. But they don't allow photography inside so we only have this one photo of the outside of the museum building. It sure looks like a ship, doesn't it?

Our next stop...
Hollywood Wax Museum

I'm not sure who they are supposed to look like!

The entrance to the museum

Of course, I had to have a photo opp right here in front of the building

Flirting with Captain Jack Sparrow of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Would you smile like that if somebody pointed a gun at your head?
These are Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson of 'Shanghai Noon'

Hmmm...What am I doing here?

Hello, Forrest Gump!

Are you kidding me? You're not trying to stop 'SpiderMan', are you?

Gone with the wind

Welcome to the 'Planet of the Apes'

The Terminator 'Arnold Schwarzenegger'

Nicholas Cage

Mr. James Bond 'Pierce Brosnan'

Nacho Libre...I saw this movie, hubby talked me into watching it.
He find it very funny, but I hated it! We have different levels of humor, I suppose.

Our last stop...Veterans Memorial Museum. Hubby is fascinated with History. He loves to read books about history and culture of different countries. This is the only reason why I included this in our itinerary. I may find it boring but I know he will find pleasure in viewing exhibits from historical museums.

"I Shall Return." - American General Douglas MacArthur on the shores of Leyte, Philippines

The world's largest war memorial bronze sculpture (over 70 feet long, weighing 15-tons). The life-size figures were modeled after a combat soldier from each of the 50 states.

I hope I didn't bore you with my photos. I just love to photograph all of our travels. I enjoy it when we visit places and no matter how busy we are with work, we try to find time to take vacations. I'd like us to explore the western region of the U.S., so I am considering Vegas vacations in the near future. My newly-wed cousin had been there for their honeymoon and I'd love to see Las Vegas, as well. We could swing by the city when we visit them in Colorado soon. Awesome!

6 replies:

PinayWAHM said...

Hi Jenn!

Dahan dahan sa pag flirt with Captain Jack Sparrow....tirhan mo ko ng konti....hahahaha.

Looks like you're having so much fun with your vacay!

Take care.

Mommy J

""rarejonRez"" said...

i enjoyed it sis, never got bored. it's like i was there, too! thanks fr sharing!!! yang sa vegas naman ang aabangan ko! :)

Jena Isle said...

These are awesome pictures Jenn. I presume they had one of Elvis? Thanks for sharing.

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Sara Monica Soriano said...

wow! Jack Sparrow looks real! I'd like to visit the museum someday. :)

irish daisies said...

hmm looks like john wayne not sure who the ladies look like and maybe red skelton?