Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #13: Last Cruise Run, Pool, Sun Deck

Today is our second sea day in a row and last day of our week and a half cruise. After Easter Sunday service we headed back to our room and prepared for the late morning activities. We both put on bathing suits as we packed our towels, sunscreen and books. Then I put on my running shoes. ‘Why are you going to run?’ asked Jill. … Continue reading Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #13: Last Cruise Run, Pool, Sun Deck

Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #12: Easter Service with Pastor Dave

When we booked our cruise we didn’t pay attention to the potential that we would be aboard ship during Christian religious holidays. But that is exactly what happened. We set sail a few days before Palm Sunday and docked back in Miami the day after Easter. We were hopeful that there would be some type of nondenominational religious service aboard ship. We inquired on day … Continue reading Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #12: Easter Service with Pastor Dave

Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #11: Treadmill – Don’t Rock the Boat Baby

When sailing through the ocean there is a one hundred per cent chance that there will be waves. The only questions are: how high will they be and from which direction. When attempting to fall asleep the waves are often very noticeable. Often when seated during dinner it is obvious that the boat is moving slowly back and forth. And if you run on one … Continue reading Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #11: Treadmill – Don’t Rock the Boat Baby

Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #10: Cinnamon Bay at St. John

Upon our arrival in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands it seemed like the most popular option selected by cruise ship passengers were excursions to nearby St. John for relaxation on a beach, snorkeling or both. Choices included Trunk Beach, Megan Bay and Cinnamon Bay. Our daughters, Monica and Valleri, had been there previously and raved about Cinnamon Bay. We didn’t book a tour, … Continue reading Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #10: Cinnamon Bay at St. John

Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #9: Stanford Joseph of St. Thomas

Today’s cruising adventure involved local transportation as we exited our ship in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin islands, took a taxi to the ferry boat, ferried to St. John and taxied to Cinnamon Bay. Then we retraced our route back to the ship. It is always interesting to meet random persons by chance. Today on the ferry we met Stanford Joseph of St. Thomas. … Continue reading Cruise Tales – 2015 South and East Caribbean #9: Stanford Joseph of St. Thomas