Thursday, November 7, 2013 We’re told to not venture outside of the tourist areas, so Lonnie & I sign up at Belize Caribbean Tours to visit the ruins. We hope that a small group with a guide will be a nice experience. It was a mistake … a BIG mistake. They herd four of us […]
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Oh, happy day – LAND!!! Large tourist parks like Gumbalimba are wonderful, with all their ziplines, lush nature paths and organized outdoor activities. They’re lots of fun and everything is clean and well-maintained. Wares hanging at a Coxen Hole shop We’re not going that route. We hope to experience the real […]
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 We had a three hour brunch. (Cue “Gilligan’s Island” music.) Yes … a thr-e-e-e ho-o-o-ur brunch. We ran into old friends and caught up on our lives, thoroughly! Janie and Lonnie used to work at the same company before Janie left and it took a fast and furious death dive from […]
Monday, November 4, 2013 Today, I caught up with the Cruise Director, nicknamed 6’3″. It’s a long ways to look up, even when she’s wearing flats! The former model sat down for a short interview before heading out to host the next activity. Lots to see and do – food, fun and favors!
Sunday, November 3, 2013 Three days after booking a cruise, we’re here! (Great last minute deals can often be found.) Galveston is a short drive down the freeway and the Carnival Magic is calling! Anywhere near water makes me happy! There are about 4,000 other guests, but it doesn’t feel crowded at all. We pull […]