S: Jamaica 2012
FC: PARADISE | 1st trip to Jamaica 2012 November 26th - December 3rd
1: November 26th Leave at 4:15 for the Milwaukee Airport, get checked in and through customs by 5:35. Fly to Atlanta, kids liked the plane train at the airport. Had McDonals for lunch. The flight to Jamaica was not very full. Hot and rainy when we got there.
3: The room and view from the ride to the resort
4: Day 1- Megan fell on the wet marble floor. We had a snack, explored the resort and unpacked. We made our upcoming dinner reservations. We ate at the buffet, very good. Played mission impossible at the kids show, Dan had to take off his shirt and pants and I had to take off my bra, but Megan won, she got a t-shirt. Dylan got head butted during the game and got a bloody lip. We stayed for the Hollywood show. We went to bed around 11pm, it was hot in the room and the TV wasn't working.
9: November 27 (day 2) Got up at 7am, Dylan at 8am Buffet breakfast outside. Warm, partly sunny and windy. Beach, pool, soccer, mini golf. Kids played with Matthew, Michael and Grace. Took a walk. Lunch by the beach. Back to the room by 5:30. Steakhouse for dinner - very good. Skipped the show, bed by 10pm (The kids drank a lot of strawberry daiquiri's)
12: Just a beautiful beach! | Our traditional picture | The kids loved the pool!
14: These guys were amazing dancers, and they taught Dylan some moves, of course!
15: The view from the pool was wonderful
20: Megan and Grace
22: Steakhouse restaurant, Dylan being goofy in the gift shop and the lovely view from our room
23: November 28 Buffet breakfast, to the beach by 9 am. Pool/ beach/walk on beach. Magic Carpet / Kids Olympics Lunch at beach, Nacho snack Got cloudy in the afternoon, buffet dinner. Dan and Dylan snorkel, see stingray and sea urkin. Awards show, Dylan got a metal, hat and two certificates. Reggae show, see cruise ships. Bed around 10pm
31: Nacho snack with of course a strawberry daiquiri | Super Dog has made it to 3 beach's now!
32: Walking on the beach is one of my favorite things in the world!
33: Magic Carpet Time!
34: He's not really sleeping
35: The moonlight was beautiful on the ocean. The kids showing off their best dance moves!
36: November 29th Up at 7:15. Cruise ships in the morning. Buffet breakfast, beach by 9 am. Nacho snack, buffet lunch. Windy, went kayaking, I had a really hard time paddling against the wind. Cajun restaurant for dinner. Beach party at night , Mystic Fire performer. Lots of dancing afterwards. Dylan bought a necklace for $12. Saw lots of crabs on the beach.
42: My favorite place to be.
46: Our little Fish!
49: Beach Party!
50: November 30, 2012 Up at 7:15. Buffet breakfast, to the beach by 9am. Boccie Ball kids game - Dylan Wins! Had a snack in the morning. Kids eat lunch at buffet with the kids club, Dan and I had some time alone. Built sandcastles. Dan went snorkeling. Dylan said "Mom you are the nicest women I know". Aw! Hot, not to windy today. More people arrived. Had the buffet for dinner. Watch 1/2 of the Boogie Nights show. We bought a turtle decoration and a necklace for $15.
51: <------- bartering for souvenirs.
56: December 1, 2012 Dan goes down to the beach alone in the morning to take pictures. Buffet breakfast, got to the beach at 9am, Dan and kids snorkel. Lunch was served on the beach today, a live band played it was lovely. I floated around in the ocean. Dylan stepped on some sort of fish tooth and hurt his foot a little. Megan plays with J.J. a little guy from Canada. Had our pictures taken. Saw a man almost drown and his wife was so mad a him that she slapped, yelled and pulled his hair. The life guards had to break them up. The kids thought is was hilarious.
61: Dan - 36 Julie - 35 Megan - 9 Dylan - 7
69: Star Friends
70: Dylan loves strawberry daiquiri's!
71: December 2, 2012 Slept in until 8:30. Rained a little in the morning. Windy, warm and quieter. Spent our day at the beach and the pool. The kids played with J.J. Dylan plays mini-golf and soccer. Dan plays darts. We all played trivia by the pool. Ate a nacho snack. Had the buffet for lunch. We stayed at the beach until 5:30. Buffet dinner, we skipped the show. Megan found a dollar while swimming in the pool.
85: December 3, 2012 Had breakfast, it was windy. We took a free banana boat ride. Got back to our room at 10:45. Had a final lunch at the beach, said good-bye to the star friends. Said good-bye to the beach.
88: Until Next Time!