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I don’t have a tremendous amount to say about these days beyond the fact that I’ve personally enjoyed our days at sea far more than usual. We followed the standard pattern of breakfast in the Lido, walking laps around the deck (roughly 3 miles per day), some enrichment activities, Emerson at the kid’s club, a […]

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Day #9: Limon, Costa Rica

Our final port of call on this cruise was today in Limon, Costa Rica. My sense is Limon itself isn’t high on the list of Costa Rican vacation destinations nor is it the principal playground for expats. But, it’s obviously a convenient stop for southern Caribbean cruises and provides an opportunity for jungle/rainforest based ecotours. […]

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Day #8: Colon, Panama

For most folks, today was the “main event” for this cruise, it’s raison d’etre, why we’re all here. For Libby and me? Not so much. Transiting (or, in this case, partially transiting) the Panama Canal just wasn’t on our bucket list. It’s not that we didn’t think it was a monumental feat of engineering or […]

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Cruise Day #4: Belize

We dropped anchor this morning 5 miles off the coast of Belize City. The water is very shallow here. So, the cruise ships (four in total today) dock off shore and passengers tender in on fairly large tender boats. We undertook this exercise and then explored the port area of Belize City (nothing too exciting […]

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Cruise Day #3: Roatan, Honduras

Roatan is a long, skinny island about 40 miles off the coast of Honduras. We docked this morning in Coxen Hole, which is the island’s largest town and arranged for an independent, guided tour. We had to choices: heading to the resort beaches on the West End or getting more local flavor by heading east. […]

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