Tag Archives: Caribbean

Cozumel, Mexico

Just off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula sits the island of Cozumel.  The name comes from Mayan words meaning the land of swallows.  At about 30 miles long and 9 miles wide, Cozumel is Mexico’s largest island.  It has … Continue reading

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Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Cay, Holland America’s private tropical island in the Bahamas. Continue reading

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Saint Martin

Watertaxi to Phillipsburg, St. Maarten for a look at the town, shops and beach. A bit of island history too. Click on the link about 747’s for awesome videos of a close-up of the underside of airplanes landing right overhead at Princess Juliana airport. Continue reading

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Lost at Sea Without Ever Leaving Port

Lost in the vastness of a cruise ship stuck in port with generator issues. Lots of things to do on board, too many classes and lectures to attend them all. Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale

Visiting jaws at the Bass Pro Shop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Boarding the Westerdam for a Caribbean cruise. Continue reading

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Westerdam, Before the Cruise

Booking a cheap cruise. Continue reading

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