Category Archives: Caribbean 2013

Day 8: All Warm Things…

There are few sensations that I love more than the smell of sea water, the sound of waves, and a tropical sun beating down on me. The trip was incredibly relaxing and the kind of trip I needed as 2013 … Continue reading

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Day 7: The Final Relaxation

Today was as expected: uneventful, as it was a day at sea. We watched a few episodes of the Prisoner and Archer but spent most of the day on the balcony reading. I finished the Everything Store today. It was … Continue reading

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Day 6: My Mortal Enemy Strikes Back

Today was supposed to be a great day at the beach. A day of relaxation and frolicking in crystal clear water. But after the first hour the skies opened up and it was a torrential downpour that lasted the rest … Continue reading

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Day 5: SEA TURTLES!

Today we went and saw Grand Cayman’s sea turtles. They were so awesome. They have a huge lagoon where giant sea turtles – around 600lb – swim around. I could’ve sat and watched them all day. It was a little … Continue reading

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Day 4: Christmas on the Beach

For the second year in a row, I’ve been able to spend December the 25th where it is best: on a tropical beach! This day we were on Ochos Rios, Jamaica. We spent it at the Dunn’s River Falls and … Continue reading

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Day 3: Blue Waters as Far as the Eye Can See

Today was our first day (of two) at sea for the trip; so there isn’t a lot to report. Most of the day involved reading on the balcony. I’ve been plowing through the Percy Jackson books along with the new … Continue reading

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Day 2: The Beach

Our first stop was in the Bahamas. Since it was the cruise line’s private island, there wasn’t much to do other than swim in the sea and nap on the beach. And that’s not a complaint! I got to do … Continue reading

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Day 1: Escaping Winter’s Wrath

Day 1 Jilliand I are on a ship! In the middle of the ocean in 85ish degree weather. This is damn near paradise even though it is a bit difficult to walk straight when the boat is in full motion. … Continue reading

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