S: Our Caribbean Cruise ~ January 2012
BC: The question is . . . When can we go back??
FC: Our Caribbean Cruise on Freedom of the Seas January 15 - 21, 2012
1: Ship Statistics Length: 1112 ft. Height: 209 ft. Tonnage: 160,000 gross tons Cruise Speed: 21.6 knots Passenger Decks: 15 Passengers: 4,375 Crew: 1,360 Registry: The Bahamas | Itinerary Day 1 - Port Canaveral, FL Day 2 - Cococay, Bahamas Day 3 - At Sea Day 4 - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Day 5 - St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles Day 6 - At Sea Day 7 - At Sea Day 8 - Port Canaveral, FL | Our Caribbean Cruise on Freedom of the Seas January 15 - 21, 2012
2: DAY 1 Our ship departed Port Canaveral on Sunday afternoon for a 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise.
4: Tonight we had our first couple's massage
5: Alexander, Stephanie, Stephen and Stephen were our dinner guests in our dining room, Cielo. Our waiters were Volodemar and Eduardo
6: DAY 2 We were supposed to arrive in CocoCay. We had planned to go parasailing, but there were 12 ft. waves and 45-mile per hour winds. So, we continued to cruise at sea. . . What a perfect time to explore the ship!!
7: There was new BRITTO Gallery on board, featuring the works of pop art icon, Romero Britto
8: Towel Animals ROCK!!
9: So do Fruit and Ice Sculptures!!
10: DAY 3 Another day at sea. The weather was still windy, so we spend some time in the casino. | Kurt won a chance to play in a slot tournament. He came in second!
11: Formal Night
12: Day 4 We arrive at St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
14: We then took the Skyride back down from Pleasant Point. We went shopping in the quaint shops where I bought a beautiful Larimar necklace.
16: St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
17: DAY 5 After departing St. Thomas last night, this morning we arrived on the island of St. Maarten.
20: My Rock Wall Adventure I made it to the top!! Kurt and I then tried the boogie board on the Flowrider
22: While on the Grand Princess, there were a number of excellent production shows. | Love & Marriage Game
23: DAY 6 At sea today. This morning a culinary demo, then a tour of the galley with the chef. Tonight, the second formal night.
26: As we enjoy our last formal night of the cruise, we take note that the week is almost over. What a week and experience it has been. However, it's not over yet! One last port of call remains before returning to Ft. Lauderdale.
28: Lobster and prawns anyone?
30: Princess Cays, Bahamas
31: DAY 7 Our final port of call was Princess Cays, both beautiful and relaxing. What an end to a memorable week.
34: Well, the end of an incredible week is upon us. Our luggage is all packed and ready for disembarkation in the morning. .
35: There is, however, one last evening to enjoy on the Grand Princess and there will still be plenty to do. Members of the ship's crew will even put on a show tonight.