Category Archives: cruising

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SIXTEENTH CRUISE

We were excited about our next cruise. My sister and her husband would be joining us and two of my sisters girlfriends were coming too. Family time combined with cruising – what could be better! […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – FIFTEENTH CRUISE

Our next cruise saw us board the Celebrity Equinox on April 23rd, 2018. We booked this cruise because although it was an 11 night cruise, the ship would be in New Orleans for three days! […]

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Quick Memory From Grenada

In February, 2015, we were cruising on Royal Carribeans Legend of the Seas. Along the way, we made a port all in Grenada. While in Grenada one of the things we did was tour a […]

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Smallest Drawwbridge

Somerset Bridge is a small bridge in Bermuda. Connecting Somerset Island with the mainland in the western parish of Sandys, Somerset Bridge is reputedly the smallest working drawbridge in the world. The original bridge was […]

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Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens

Soufriere Estate is one of the oldest and best-preserved estates on St. Lucia and was originally part of the 2000 acres of land granted to the Devaux family by King Louis XIV of France in […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – THIRTEENTH CRUISE – KEY WEST

Leaving Costa Maya we headed back to Miami. Most passengers disembarked but we stayed onboard for another round. Leaving that afternoon we set sail for Key West, Florida. When I was in the Navy i […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TWELTH CRUISE – COSTA MAYA

Looks like I have let this posting slip a little. I will try to be more prompt. This is our next stop on this adventure. Puerto Costa Maya and nearby sleepy Mahahual were once rural […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TWELTH CRUISE – EMPRESS & COZUMEL

Cruise #12 was a Western Caribbean cruise out of Miami onboard the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas. At that time the Empress OTS was the oldest and smallest ship in Royal’s fleet. She entered […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – ELEVENTH CRUISE – TRIER

Today we stopped in Trier, Germany, for a wonderful excursion. Trier, Germany’s oldest city, lies at the head of the scenic Mosel Valley near the Luxembourg border. An ancient Roman capital, Trier brags that it […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – ELEVENTH CRUISE – BERNKASTEL

The old town of Bernkastel has many sights to offer. The castle ruins of Landshut high above the town, the “Spitzhäuschen” (pointed house) or the historic market square. Kues is the largest district. Here you […]

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