Summer 2011 -



Welcome to the USA holiday for Cody Platona-Basiel.
We hope you will enjoy our pictures, videos and games.
Please do email us at abasiel@gmail.com or Skype 'skipbasiel' so we can stay in touch.
yours,
Anthony 'Skip' Basiel & Cody Platona-Basiel

Now... scroll down the page to see the events of each day!


DAY 1 - 7 Aug. '11 






See the videos of fishing - DAY 1


Day 2 - 8 August '11
We have some Soccer (Football) pictures to start. Then a Jelly bean candy game that had nice and really bad flavours. Then a few fun games to try. Tell us what your score is!

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Cody and Tal play English football
Tal and Cody

Tal Cody and Rosa - footie action
Tal, Cody and Rosa in footy action

and...
The Jelly Bean game (some taste good and some taste bad).
bad jelly beans

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This is the US and English word game. 1 point each correct answer. 
See bottom of the page for All GAME  answers


USA

UK

Elevator


Sidewalk


Period


Sneakers


Sweater


Subway


French Fries


Soccer


Mom


Potato Chips




GAME 2:


US

UK

Vacation


Smart


Rubber boots


Band aid


Q-tips cotton swabs for ears


Vacuum


Kleenex facial tissues


Plain Water


Mineral Water


Ball Point Pen




And the spelling game:


USA

UK

color


honor


center


Tire ( car wheel )


flavor


Behavior


Savior


program


analyze


ax








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Day 3 - More fun action!

On Tue we had fun visiting our cousin's school in America. Then we went fishing and did a bit of cooking! Have a look at our pictures and movies.


Our cousin's school in America
Our cousin's school in America

Sports Medical Science Academy in Hartford, Ct - USA
Sports Medical Science Academy in Hartford, Ct - USA

This is the Secondary School Tal and Rosa go to. Very NICE!

Then we went fishing with Jeremy......


Fishing tips from Jeremy

fishing day 3

Cody caught 3 more fish


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And now this is how to make meatballs - American style.......

 
and more meatball tips....


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And Cody's Dad got to visit his childhood home town, Cromwell


Cromwell - Welcome
Welcome to Tata's home town




Cromwell - CT, USA

The house where Tata grew up.

Here is the food we made in the Italian Cook Off......
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Day 4 and 5 Fun!
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We had a great time at Lake Compounce. There were some fast roller coasters and great rides. The water park was fun too.










Here is a picture of  us at the Italian restaurant 

From Drop Box


Day 6 - Another sunny day!


We went to an amazing food shopping Centre....
Food shopping in America


And what do the kids think????



DAY 7 - Tennis and a late night fire....









Beach Time......

We went to Hampton Beach in New Hampshire. The ocean waves were great.
And we had fireworks too.

We also looked for many US car registration plates. See if you can count how many we found.....


Ocean waves are fun!


 


The best fireworks on the beach!








Our last day....

On the final day of this great holiday we did lot's of good stuff:
>  Water boats
> Go carts
> We went to see an American Baseball Game!
> Cody and Tal got to be Sports Presenters in the Media Box Office in from of over 8,100 people and on the big screen.
Have a look below at some action......

raft1
 Rafting is fun on a hot day. You get really wet by the fountain. 

bumper boats

Bumper boat action [:-)

Cody as the water pilot
Hey! This is fun....

Go karts are fasssssst
Ready to race

ready to pass
Tal coming on the inside, Cody in the lead!

Get ready to over take
Get ready to over take...

Cody over takes
Cody over takes on the inside....

Go Tal Go!
Cody, Tal, Skip and Rosa passing through the tunnel.



And almost the last lap!

And across the line.......

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AMERICAN BASEBALL  ACTION

Cody at Baseball

Cody meets the Rock Cats Baseball Team Mascot 



Cody and Tal in the Sports Box


more baseball action

The Rock Cats have a good standing in the league.



The mascot gets a lift.





More action in the Sports Box

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And the next day we had to fly back to the Uk........

Parting photo

This is our parting photo. 

And then Cody and Tata got to JFK Airport in New York.......

Car reflections

Funny Car reflections

NYC skyline 2011

NYC skyline 2011

And our flight is ready to go out with the setting sun.....

AirplaneSUNset

Goodbye JFK airport...Hello London



Thanks to Marlene and Tal 
Rosa & Tal 
For the best holiday ever! 



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Answers to the games:



Game answers:
GAME 1:

USA

UK

Elevator

Lift    

Sidewalk

Pavement 

Period

Full stop

Sneakers

Trainers

Sweater

Jumper

Subway

Underground

French Fries

Chips

Soccer

Football

Mom

Mum

Potato Chips

Crisps


Game 2:

US

UK

Vacation

Holiday

Smart

Clever

Rubber boots

Wellington (Wellies)

Band aid

Plaster

Q-tips cotton swabs for ears

Cotton buds

Vacuum

Hoover

Kleenex facial tissues

tissues

Plain Water

Still water

Mineral Water

Sparkling water

Ball Point Pen

Biro


Spelling game:

USA

UK

color

colour

honor

honour

center

centre

Tire ( car wheel )

tyre

flavor

flavour

Behavior

Behaviour

Savior

saviour

program

programme

analyze

analyse

ax

axe









 

Cody Plationa-Basiel

abasiel@gmail.com