S: FIRST family cruise on the Carnival Glory. Jan. 27-Feb.3, 2013
BC: Don't Cry because it's over. Smile because it happened! -Dr. Seuss
FC: Our 1st Family Cruise | Carnival GLORY | January 27-February 3, 2013
1: Our 2013 family travel adventure begins.... | We had a bit of a SHADY cab ride to our hotel in Miami but finally arrived. Had a quick sleep and off to the cruise port in the morning....! | waiting at the Thunder Bay Airport! | All CARRY-ON LUGGAGE (to avoid the extra fees.) | our countdown calendar
2: in the shuttle on our way to the ship! | WELCOME ABOARD!! | photo credit: hailey ;-)
3: Girls: 1-349 Guys: 1-353 | our cabins...
4: we got on the ship early so we had a burger, | a dip in the hot tub | & explored the ship.... | all before leaving shore!!!
5: setting sail | Good-Bye Miami
6: Our first Port: Nassau, BAHAMAS
7: While the girls were busy posing with our ship...... | Zak was busy checking things out!
8: We took a taxi to Atlantis and had fun exploring for a while!
9: is FOREVER
11: Sisters | Sisters | Sisters | Sisters | Sisters
12: B E A C H | The
13: Memories made AT THE BEACH last a lifetime
14: Enjoying a day at sea! | Ice carving demonstration
15: Lots of FOOD on a cruise ship! | Zak having lobster & shrimp | fruit salad! | Having Dinner in the Golden Dining Room
16: St.Thomas... | kids in the open-air taxi! | Took a taxi & spent our day at Coki Beach! | and did a little bit of shopping....
17: s n o r k e l i n g
20: Lots of great snorkeling in St. Thomas. We were given dog treats to feed the fish and the fish loved them! Zak got a big red mark on his knee while out snorkeling which a local told us was a jelly fish sting. (we were told to pee on it but Zak was definitely against that!!)
22: San Juan, Puerto Rico
23: We walked around the port,& did some exploring & shopping. | Lots of bright colours & cobblestone streets
24: We ended our night in Puerto Rico with a nice family dinner on the ship & a show that ended up being quite an adventure!!
26: While waiting for the show to start the cruise director needed 2 couples up on stage and he managed to find Brian and I!!! | Brian made me a dress out of a sheet! | Brian Strutted on the catwalk! | The audience voted & we were the WINNERS!! | Josh | (found out later the girls had been pointing at us and giggling!!!) | as the "LUCKY" winner I was taken back-stage during the performance for a mini-makeover. Near the end of the show, while they played the song "QUEEN OF THE NIGHT" I was cheered onto the stage to dance with the performers. (The Amber Palace Theater was full!!) | TRUE STORY | (i received a free facial in the ship spa after as a thank you )
27: D | I | V | A | For the rest of the cruise other passengers recognized Brian & I.....
28: Our Favourite Port
29: The ship docked at a beautiful beach in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. The Ocean,a big Pool, Margaritaville and shopping were all right there when we got off the ship.
30: Adventure is worthwhile. ~Amelia Earhart
32: R | H | Z
34: s i s T e R s