Saturday, February 7, 2015

*Tent On Wheels ON WATER!*

The next few blog posts will be a departure from the usual camping centric details, as we left the wheels behind for a week long cruise on the Carnival Magic this month!  We've been planning for this trip a little over six months now, in celebration of RDB's parent's 40th wedding anniversary.  We left Galveston Sunday, February 8th and returned on Valentine's Day - visiting Costa Maya, Cozumel, and Progresso along the way.

Our Traveling Crew: BNDN, Sis, Mom, Aunt J, Me and RDB, A&R

I'll write a post or two for each day, then link them here - so check back over the next few days (or more likely, weeks) for updates. I've got a few thousand photos to go thru, and enjoy, so it'll be a while!

Feb 8th - Embarkation from the Port of Galveston and The Prime Steakhouse
     Stateroom Review and Door Decor
Feb 9th - First Day at Sea, Formal Night at Dinner
     Video: Carnival Magic Dining Room Show: "That's Amore!"
     How I Packed Using '5-4-3-2-1'
Feb 10th - A Half Day at Sea, Docking in Costa Maya, Mexico
     Our Mini Jeep Adventure
     Video: Sand Moguls, Mini Jeep Adventure
Feb 11th - Spending the Day in Cozumel, Mexico
     Fun Ashore, Now Fun Aboard!
     Justin-Case Bag (aka, the long list of what to bring)
     Video: "Brr-ran-done!"
Feb 12th - Towel Animal Parade and A Day in Progresso, Mexico
     The Mayan Ruins: Uxmal
     Hacienda Ochill
     Video: Didja Ever...?
Feb 13th - Last Day at Sea, Afternoon Tea
     A Really Long List of Random Cruise Tips
Feb 14th - Disembarking back home in Galveston, TX

And while we're at it, meet the Cruisers:


You know RDB and me.  Living in Houston, TX, recently married,
leaving behind the camper to be your unofficial Cruise Directors.



A & R, RDB's parents.  Living in Beaver Falls, PA, celebrating 40 years of marriage.  
I owe the bliss in my marriage to the example they set for their son.



Mom, from Dallas, TX and Aunt J, from Tucson, AZ.  
./`./`./` Sisters! Sisters!  Never were there such devoted sisters! ./`./`./`
I won't tell you which one's older.... but Aunt J might! ;-)



BNDN and Sis. Living in Garner, NC, three kiddos left at home and 
*finally* getting that honeymoon.  Kinda.  (They did have to put up with us!)


2 comments:

  1. We just returned from the same cruise. I'm anxious to read your review!

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    1. Thanks! It was so much fun - and I'll relive it a few hundred times out here on the blog. Well, until the next cruise, that is!

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