Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 13

Heading Home! Well, our second cruise has come to an end. Patty woke up at 5:00 this morning, and I dozed off and on until 5:45. After packing the final few items, I went out onto the balcony to take … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 12

Patty’s birthday was today and also the 23rd anniversary of my mother’s passing–in fact, she also died on a Thursday. Left Patty a nice birthday card on the stateroom table, sang her happy birthday (if you consider what I do … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 11

We arrived at Grand Cayman around 7 a.m.–Patty had woke up an hour earlier, and this almost always awakens me also when we’re on vacation. After another breakfast at the Windjammer, we headed down to the Centrum Theatre at 8:00 … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 10

Another sea day and very little to report as we steam north toward Georgetown, Grand Cayman. Stayed up late to watch Grown Ups (again) on TV.

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 9

We slept in (for a change) until 6:30 this morning. Upon awakening, we could see Puerto Limon, Costa Rica approaching. There was no rush today since we didn’t have an activity booked, so we got to the Windjammer after 7:30 … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 8

It’s Easter Sunday and here we are in Panama! Got off the ship 45 minutes before our tour started and did some quick shopping–found a Panama t-shirt for $10, bought a second one for Patty which only cost an extra … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 7

After a rough night of sleep, awoke to find the ship nearing Cartagena, Colombia. This is a large city of over a million people featuring an impressive, modern skyline. The plan was to head ashore, walk around and shop. The … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 6

Another full day at sea today; started the morning (after breakfast, of course) at the Fitness Center, logging another hour on the bike. The ship is now headed in a southwest direction–since the wind is from the east, the apparent … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 5

Out of bed at 5:30 a.m. and could already see the lights of Oranjestad, Aruba fast approaching. Following a light breakfast of just a banana and a granola, we got everything packed up and ready to take on our Best … Continue reading

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Our Caribbean cruise (2011)–Day 4

It was quiet at the Windjammer Cafe early this morning, seems as though many are sleeping in and opting for a later breakfast. Of the three meals they serve here, breakfast is definitely my favorite–and most predictable. Our second straight … Continue reading

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