Sunday, March 22, 2009

Cruising...and Lovin' it!

So...Larry and I are trying to recover from an amazing 8 night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. We went on the Independence of the Seas (Royal Caribbean)...and it is currently the largest, newest ship in the world. It was beautiful and we recommend it to anyone!!! We had way more fun than our pics show, because most of the fun things we did...we didn't carry around our cameras...so I apologize for all of the "posed" shots. It is the best we had.








We had a blast on the islands...we rented Segways in St. Maarten and cruised around the island.








This is the view from our balcony in our room.















We went Rock climbing on the boat!













I bought this hat in Haiti...at their market.


St. Thomas





Larry boogie boarding on the ship. They had an amazing surf simulator. I did this, but also did stand up surfing...and it was a blast. I think Larry didn't take a pic so that I wouldn't show him up! :)









We took a boat out to go snorkeling in both St. Johns and also in Haiti. I really loved that...the oceanlife is amazing!













Just beautiful...















This was the capital in Puerto Rico.


















This was our favorite of the animals our room attendant made each night.








There are several things NOT pictured that were large parts of our fun. We ice skated, played volleyball, ping pong, minature golf, went to amazing shows, and so much more! The food...it was amazing. We both frequented the frozen yogurt self serve by the pool several times a day. Our last cruise was our honeymoon 8 years ago and we have decided we definitely aren't waiting that long again! It was amazing! (and I can't go without publicly thanking my parents who willingly and lovingly cared for our girls while we were away!)

7 comments:

Taz said...

I am impressed that you rode the Segways. I have only seen them on TV. Roger B rides them once in a while on the show At Your Leisure. Oh the Mall Cop also rides them. Now that you are EXPERINCED rock climbers your ready for the real thing. That would be City Of Rocks. Its a rock climbers paradise.

Larry, Shanda, Aana, and Addison said...

The segways were a blast. If I could justify ANY reason to get one, I would do it...but I can't! City of Rocks sounds great, but I would prefer to leave the climbing to someone else.

Renee' Dezember said...

I can't believe you didn't carry your camera around! lol
oh how I wish I were on a cruise right now!!! Glad you guys had a great time :)

Dave said...

One think bothers me. Why were you wearing a helmet & Larry wasn’t? Didn’t he want to look like “Bob The Builder” Isn’t it kind of strange, the Segways were my favorite part of your cruise?
Do your arms get tire rowing this big boat?

Aly G said...

You guys look like you had so much fun. So jealous! But I guess you deserve it! (so do I) Gosh when we are ready to do that I'll have to get all the info you have! Happy 30th Larry!

Lexie said...

It looks totally fabulous! I'm glad you were able to get away for some fun time together and that you had such a great time!

Craig and Auna said...

Dude. Don't tell Auna about this!