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A Bit of a Scare . . .

We’ve had a busy few days since returning home from our last trip. While being gone on vacation for extended periods of time is wonderful, it also creates a long list of chores to come home to. The weather has been a bit dreary so being stuck inside has helped us get quite a bit […]

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Cruising: Day 15 – Heading Home

Our day started at 6:00am with a quick bite to eat in the buffet. We had a long day ahead of us with only airport food to look forward to so we wanted to make sure we had something in us to keep our stomachs from growling. We met in the Michelangelo dining room as […]

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Cruising: Day 14 – At Sea

Today is our last day of the cruise and it’s a sea day. A very welcome one at that. The past 7 days have been busy with early morning tours and this West Coast body still hasn’t acclimated to the time change. Getting up at what seems to be 3:00am each day and staying up […]

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Cruising: Day 13 – Grand Turk

Our last stop brought us to the island of Grand Turk. The dock was being shared with the Carnival Destiny, which made the port area a bit crowded. The port center is a self contained area consisting of shops, restaurants, bars, a large swimming pool and a long beach with white sand. The island is […]

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Cruising: Day 12 – La Romana, Dominican Republic

La Romana in the Dominican Republic was our stop today. We’d heard differing opinions about this port so we were unsure of what to expect. We took a tour in the morning that started out by taking us through a gated community nearby called Casa de Campo. There were several resorts, including a couple of […]

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