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S: 2009 Mexico

FC: 2009

1: In January of 2009 the family took a trip to the Mayan Riviera to the Grand Principe Akumal Resort. The resort was fantastic!! The entire family ended up coming along so there were over 20 of us. We had many fun filled nights and beautiful relaxing days by the beach. Even with the flu hitting a few travelers in our group, we still had a fantastic time and would definitely travel back.

2: Getting ready to go Bonnie and I booked appointments for pedicures before we left.. very relaxing and enjoyable to say the least!!! Mexican flowers were painted on our toes!

3: On Our Way | All our bags are packed we're ready to go We're standing here outside the door We're leaving on a jet plane don't know when we'll be back again Oh baby, we just can't wait to go!! | E | Excited Little Girls

4: Mommy and Hope all excited and ready to go

5: Dane ended up with the flu on the airplane, which made for a VERY long flight. He was a little trooper. | Ticket to Fly!!

6: After a very long flight we arrive at Baha Principe Resort and were welcomed with cervezas!!

7: We have arrived | Finally We have arrived | Life is good

8: The Hacienda was a great place for us to shop and was located right outside our resort

9: The Hacienda

10: Beautiful Flowers smell so sweet | Beautiful Flowers | Arranged so neat

11: The Resort Flowers were just beautiful

12: The beauty | of Mexico's | Nature was | Everywhere

13: These flowers were my favorite and adorned the gardens | The flowers all around | really added to the | Tropical atmosphere

18: Punta Cana was a shoppers dream!! Everyone enjoyed the shops and attempting to bargain with the vendors. We met several interesting characters along the way. Nanny even posed for a picture with them

19: Shop till you DROP!!

20: There were many restaurants on the resort and we enjoyed them nightly Great Food!! | Our waiter mixing Eric's specialty coffee right at the table | The meat was served on large swords | Nanny enjoying a scrumptious dessert

21: Family

22: Oh, the years have come and gone as petals of a delicate flower. All that is left to remain alone is a marble statue in fading hour

23: There were many unique sculptures and statues all throughout the hotel

24: There were so many different kinds of tequila for us to sample | Tequila

29: Tulum

33: Tropical Flowers of Mexico | So many colors and very fragrant

35: The beach from every angle was absolutely stunning, the water was a beautiful turquoise blue.

37: Beautiful palm trees provided shade on the resort | There were even coconuts on the trees

39: Splash Fight !!!

40: You are my hero, Dad You're my secure foundation. When I think of you, I'm filled with love And fond appreciation. You make me feel protected; I'm sheltered by your care. You're always my true friend; and Dad, When I need you, you're always there. You have a place of honor Deep within my heart. You've been my superhero, Dad, Right from the very start.

41: Exploring the sand | Father and Son

42: Build sand castles Play in the water Splash

43: We just love the beach, particularly Hope. She played in the sand and in the Ocean each day. She made many sand castle houses and had a lot of fun

44: Rob had a chance to hold a pet iguana. It was the largest one that we had seen on our trip

47: Poolside Fun

48: Hair Braiding on the beach

51: Nanny and Shannon taking Salsa lessons by the pool

52: The Group

53: Everyone had such a good time

54: Justine and Maya | Hope and Dane | Pretty ladies in their Mexico Dresses

55: Heidi and Nicole | Heidi & Daryl | Bonnie & Rob

56: The Mariachi band serenated us at our table

57: The group outside of the Hassienda | Eric and Shannon just glowing

58: Kind Hearts | are the garden, Kind | thoughts are the root | Kind words are | the blossoms, kind | deeds the fruit

60: The Cat's Show, Hope was pulled on stage

61: There were shows and entertainment each night, Circus show, Latin show, Cat's show and even a Micheal Jackson show

62: Everyone had a turn with the monkey's in the marketplace. They were very cute

63: It was such a large resort that we had golf carts to take us around

64: Sombrero's were everywhere so we had to try them

67: Dinner at the Pescador Restaurant on the Resort grounds. The waiter made Hope a napkin hat

69: Having hand made quacamole at the table at a restaurant in town

70: Unique buildings in Plya del Carman

71: Each day we were greeted with towel animals left by the cleaning staff. Very creative and the children loved them

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  • Title: Mexico
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