S: April 2011 Disney Cruise
FC: 2011 Manning Family Vacation Disney Magic Cruise
1: Our much anticipated trip was finally here! We drove down the night before and met the Allen family the next day at Port Canaveral where we got ready to board the ship.
2: One of the first things we did on the boat was to hang our fish extenders outside our cabin door for other participating cruisers to drop goodies off to the kids. Every night the kids had different goodies waiting for them.
3: On the top deck, we had our Set Sail Party with the characters.
6: Beautiful Easter sunrise!!! | We attended 6 a.m Easter Sunrise Service. Unforgettable experience!
7: After sunrise service...we played!! | And Jon won!!! (in his book anyway)
8: During the course of our trip, we enjoyed many Disney style Broadway Shows!!
10: It takes a cruise for the Manning family to dress up!! No better time to do it than Formal night on the Disney Magic.
12: Our waiters made characters out of us at our Character Breakfast. The kids also got to see their favorite Disney pals!
14: Our first land stop was St. Maarten. We took a guided tour excursion of the island with Joyce.
16: Maho Beach in St. Maarten
17: Voted one of the world's most dangerous beaches!! Of course we decided to test that theory by being sand blasted by a 747!!
18: After recovering from the "sand blasting", we finished up our tour of the island.
19: We had a great day at St. Maarten. The Island was beautiful!!
20: Pirate Party night after a great day on land!!
22: The next island stop was St. Thomas. We decided to enjoy the beach and do a little shopping.
26: Mark May, ESPN broadcaster, was on board and did an autograph session.
27: Towards the end of the cruise, the kids clubs put on a show in the theater to show the parents what they had done all week. It was called Friendship Rocks! The kids also got a T-Shirt for participating.
28: Disney's Private Island- Castaway Cay was awesome!! | We even got to meet Captain Jack along the beach
29: Emily, Jon, Eric, & Brennan did some snorkeling on the island.
30: The kids enjoyed the waterslide and play fort at Castaway Cay.
31: Katie & Bailey picked a crab for the crab races. Too bad their crabs were a little slow!!
33: After a fun day at Castaway Cay, the girls participated in a Talent Show on the ship that night.
34: The last night of the cruise, the girls returned to the cabin to find character autographed pillow cases on their bed!
35: Great Trip and Great Memories with Great Friends!!