BC: The presence of each other's company and the memories that go with it certainly out-weigh any amount of presents under the tree & this is JOY! The Burns family
FC: PARADISE | December 13th - 26th, 2011
1: The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. St. Augustine | 12/13/2011
2: Flint, MI to Atlanta, GA | Atlanta, GA to Miami, FL | 12/13/2011 | Delta gets you there.
6: Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca
10: the Spa
11: OUR OWN
14: December 14th, 2011
15: I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this - that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc
17: ANCHORS AWAY! | December 14th, 2011
19: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu
21: A Pirate's Life for me. (US! ! !)
23: Sushi at SUNSET | December 14th, 2011
24: 12/15/2011 | Slip Sliding away
25: Enjoying a day at sea.
26: December 15th, 2011
28: Dinner and a Show ?
29: Let's Go!
30: The Burns Family
31: Collin is a chick magnet. 12/15/2011
33: Boat shuttle to Cayo Laventado, Samana, Dominican Republic | 12/16/2011
34: 12/16/2011 | Love Burns Family | Merry
37: Cayo Laventado Island off Samana | 12/16/2011
38: What is Chelcie trying to describe?
39: We are not sure but it is funny.
43: Cheryse and Collin's first time snorkeling and they dove as thou they have been doing it for years!
46: the Virgin Gorda, Baths & Devils Ridge; Collin and I went on the snorkeling excursion while Chelcie, Cheryse, Charlie and Dad took the Tortola Escape tour and Magen's Bay Beach . The waters were rough & we didn't see any fish, but we sure had fun! | 12/17/2011
51: The Baths was amazing and it was truly hard to imagine how in the world did these mammoth size rocks get placed where they were at. My only regret is that the whole family did not come on this venture.
53: Look out Fabio Lanzoni, there is a new kid in town.
55: On our way to Magen's Bay B.V.I. Tortola | 12/17/2011 | ? ? ?
65: 12/18/2011 | The 3 older kids went on the Catamaran excursion & snorkeled while Gary, Charlie and I went to the Beach.
71: After spending the day on the French Riviera in St. Maarten and enjoying the sunshine, the sound of the waves crashing onto the sea shore, swimming and resting; it was nice to get back to port so that Charlie could swim more
73: Let's Snorkel
77: This kind of FUN is off the G R I D.
79: Charlie gets to swim some more, yeah, BABY!
83: OUR OWN | ...
85: [These are the pillow pal's that greeted us at bedtime through the week.] | Cheryse loves her pillow pal's!!!
88: Pirate's of... | ...Antigua
91: Antigua Beach Break
92: Gary & Charlie came up with a new way to body surf using her life jacket.
93: Totally awesome
95: Dinner at the Blue Indigo then the show! | 's | 12/19/2011
96: Want to see the. . . | . . .Rainforest's ?
101: Emerald pool | Roseau, dominica
102: the RAINFOREST | 12/20/2011 | "Where is mom?" "Taking pictures!"
106: The Emerald Pool was very cool. In fact, the water was freezing cold, and to top it off, it was also raining in the Rainforests; go figure?
107: Mom, was taking pictures under a towel & Collin had the water camera for pics.
110: IN PERSPECTIVE: The Emerald Pool & Twin Falls was truly majestic! | The FAMILY all agrees: THE RAINFOREST WAS OUR #1 TOP PICK OF ALL EXCURSIONS! ! !
112: GOOD BYE FOR NOW, DOMINICA
113: WE FOUND OUR POT OF GOLD
114: BARBADOS | December 21st, 2011
115: Beach | BREAK
118: I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this - that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc
119: Tiami CaTaMaRaN | 12/21/2011
121: December 21st, 2011
130: We Saint Kitts ! ! !
135: 12/22/2011 | Chelcie and Charlie
136: Once again, Charlie enjoys her body surfing while Chelcie and I enjoy the sun rays. The Island, Nevis, is seen in the back of our group shot; next time I'll visit.
138: The Island Nevis is seen in the back-ground of St. Kitts. 12/22/2011
139: The Caribbean Sea is on the right side of the Island and the Atlantic Ocean is on the left side.
141: SUNSET at ST. KITTS This completes the Islands; we now set sail for home.
142: As we look back at all the Island Excursions, we can honestly say they were all a wonderful experience and I would enjoy doing them all over again. -Collin Burns
143: So as they say in the film making industry, "CUT" and "that's a wrap." Charlie goes to the room for the night!
144: at Sea | 12-23-2011
145: Christmas Eve; Charlie and Mama enjoyed Christmas music during the show. The others listened to the piano player who sang well into the evening. | 12/24/2011