I woke up around 4.30am to the ship rocking violently and the sound of suitcases sliding along shelves in both directions. Managed to get back to sleep as motion doesn't bother me, apparently I have good sea legs; when lying down. I was we awoken a second time by an announcement from Captain Bob that … Continue reading Caribbean Cruise Day 5 – Bullet for my Valentine?
Welcome to day 4. Hopefully you have got a sense by now that the weather on this trip is less than perfect. When it's hot, it's hot and it's glorious, but global warming has changed the Caribbean weather to a point where the coral is dying and rain showers in the Dry season are brief … Continue reading Caribbean Cruise Day 4 – St Kitts Oil Starved Railway
I woke up to my alarm, very confused as I was in a deep, much needed sleep. We had an island to visit today, hence the early start. We went to the Peninsular restaurant for a sit down, table service breakfast. The eggs Benedict I ordered was excellent, the lipstick on my coffee cup however, … Continue reading Caribbean Cruise Day 3 – First stop, Antigua
Welcome to day two of our cruise. My apologies that the first day ran on so long but the scene needed setting. Day two is a sea day. We originally only had two days at sea but it was changed due to several islands sadly being devastated by a massive hurricane a few months prior. … Continue reading Carribean Cruise Day 2 – Always view the Horizon
Welcome to the official Day 1 of our family cruise. As I said in the prologue, once we landed in Barbados, the differences between this and our other holidays ave begun to show. First of all, we got off the plane and onto a bus that took us straight from the tarmac to the port … Continue reading Caribbean Cruise Day 1 – The Barbados Embarkation
Welcome to the beginning of a family holiday. My Cousin and her Fiance, whose names I shall be keeping out of this, decided to have a destination wedding. The location of the wedding; somewhere in the Caribbean Sea aboard the cruise ship, Azura. They are hereto referred to as the Bride and Groom. Having never … Continue reading Caribbean Cruise Prologue – Gatwick to Barbados
Or, why time travel can't ever happen! I often have the same argument with people, usually when a new film or TV show featuring time hopping adventurers appears. Don't get me wrong, I love Back to the Future and Terminator as much as anyone else. There's nothing wrong with imagining time travel, heck I'd love … Continue reading No Time Like The Present