Health and Wellness, Travel/Adventure

Caribbean Cruise: Day 9 and Day 10

March 29, 2020

Cozumel, Mexico – Day 9 (2/2)

At Sea – Day 10 (2/3)

(Note: I’m bundling these two Days of the Cruise because the last day, Day 10, was a day at sea and was uneventful, as we headed back to Ft. Lauderdale.)

This is the view of Cozumel Island, the most popular destination in Caribbean (Mexico).

This dock was long………a long walk to shore.

From the balcony, before we disembarked, I watched a local entrepreneur giving the passengers a ride to shore on his bicycle carriage.

I liked that idea, so I said, “Let’s ride the bike, Uncle Walt!“My treat!!”

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Caribbean Cruise: Day 8

March 29, 2020

Roatan, Honduras – Day 8 (2/1)

I woke up about 04:15 a.m., as the cruise ship was heading toward Roatan, Honduras, our fifth port on this ten-day cruise.

I had to go out to the balcony to peek at the weather and the view.

We weren’t due to arrive at Roatan until about 08:00 a.m. So it was back to bed after I snapped this picture.

However, we arrived earlier than expected. It was about 05:00 a.m. as we approached the island……

Soon after that we were docked….

The picture above was taken from a beach area (seen below) of Mahogany Bay, at Roatan, Honduras.

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Caribbean Cruise: Day 7

March 27, 2020

Belize City, Belize – Day 7 (1/31)

The cruise ship had to anchor five miles off shore to avoid damage to the coral reef. This is what five miles looks like out at sea.

We boarded the tender boats to get to the dock at Belize City.

We got to Belize City at about 8 a.m.

Our excursion for the day was an airboat ride through the swamps.

As soon as we got to the city we were picked up and delivered to the place where we would get on the airboats and ride through the everglades to see all kinds of wildlife.

They said we might see some alligators, manatees, and a variety of birds.

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Caribbean Cruise: Day 6

March 27, 2020

At Sea – Thurs. (1/30)

I woke up about 04:15 a.m. and tiptoed out to the balcony deck with my camera to capture yet another quiet moment in living color.

Went back to sleep until 0800 a.m. Then I got up and made a beeline for the “Tiger Cage” (the basketball cage) to get some “Air Time on the High Seas” (to play basketball).

After that, Uncle Walt and I had a late breakfast, got back to the room about Noon and went straight out to the balcony to just chill for a little while before we started a full-blown exploration of the ship. We hadn’t done that yet.

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Caribbean Cruise: Day 5

March 27, 2020


Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Islands
Day 5 (1/29)

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Sunrise as we headed for Grand Cayman.

A couple hours later, we arrived and dropped anchor alongside other cruise ships which had already arrived. It was such a beautiful day.

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We had to take the tender boats to shore.

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Uncle Walt experiencing a “Tender (boat) Moment”, before we arrived at the George Town Harbor shopping district.

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