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Name: Michael
Gender: Male
Hometown: Las Vegas, Na
Home country: USofA
Current location: Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
Member since: Mon Jul 9, 2012, 02:31 PM
Number of posts: 2,773

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Crazy Cruise III...day 7 in San Juan, Puerto Rico...

Another warm, almost hot, sunny day in the tropics, folks. What can I say?
This morning I went on a walking tour of the fortresses of Old San Juan. They are all managed by the National Park Service and beautifully maintained. I took a bunch more pics of the forts and the city.

And yeah, guys I took a ton of pics this trip and I'll publish them all in an album when I get home. Trying to upload from this internet service is nuts. I would be home before they got finished so I'll just do it from la casa. You'll love it.

Tonight I'll be dining at Chops Grille. The specialty steakhouse here on the ship. Then maybe a show in the theater or a stand-up comedian. We don't leave PR until around 11pm, so the casino won't be opened until late. Probably wouldn't kill me to stay away from there tonight.



Nah, I'm going.


Crazy Cruise III... day 6

And here we are in beautiful St.Kitts.
Columbus sailed past the island of St.Kitts, never actually landing on its pink-sand beaches. Settled by the French and English in the 1620's, it was first named St.Christopher. The town of Basseterre, was made the island capital in 1727.
With it's rich volcanic soil and tropical climate, St.Kitts had the perfect conditions for a booming industry at the time- sugar. At one point, there were 68 plantations on the 68 acre island. Those days are gone but you can still see remnants of the old plantations. The islands colonial history is also reflected in the abandoned fortresses, city squares and architecture.

Well, the alcohol therapy helped ease my aching body(bartender is a genius) and the casino was very susceptible to my charms and I actually won a little money. The comedy show was a hoot.
Today is a light day activity wise. Just a little shopping in the port and maybe some time on the flow rider or climb the rock walls.
More later...

Crazy Cruise III... day 5 in St.Maarten.

While I loved the flyboarding thing, it did take a toll on me. I don't bruise easily but if I did I'd probably look like a Jackson Pollock painting. I woke up this morning to sore muscles and decided to cancel the scuba dive. I could do it, but I'd be uncomfortable in my present condition.
I'm going to do the tourist thing today and do some shopping in town. Tonight there's a show in the Aqua Theater I want to see and a stand up comedian at 10:00pm. In between will be some time in the casino.
All the while using a little alcohol therapy for my aching body. One of the bartenders suggested it might help and he looks like he knows what he's talking about.

St.Kitts is the next stop.

Crazy Cruise III... Day four in St.Thomas

I went to Emerald beach today and did a little flyboarding. They strap this snowboard looking thing with water jets going out of the bottom of it and use jet ski thrust to launch you out of the water and let you do flips and hover. Tons of fun and very physically demanding. The instructor and my group said I did the best but I'll be paying for it later. I don't care. I loved it.
Tonight is dinner with my family and then try my luck in the casino.
Tomorrow we arrive in St.Maarten and I'm going scuba diving.

Crazy Cruise III... day 3

Merry Christmas everyone! May you all find peace and joy today.

Today is a day at sea. There are about ten things I want to do today.
First is a 3D showing of Trolls with my nephew (he's 7) then a flow rider safety demo. Gotta hit the rock wall and zip line too. Every morning there's a list of planned activities delivered to the room. It's 2 pages long. If you can't find anything to do on this crate while at sea, you're just not trying hard enough.
I'll post more later. Time for breakfast.

Crazy Cruise III... day 2

We arrived in Nassau at dawn. Beautiful day; 80 degrees and light, warm breeze. I got off the ship and walked around in the shops downtown. I got back and thought about all the things to do on the ship today, but alas nothing was open. No zipline, no flow rider or rock wall. Disappointing. So I sat around the pool for a while and looked after my nephew and had a couple three or four cocktails. In the afternoon, a bunch of Dolphin fans took over an English themed pub called the Bow and Stern. 80 person capacity and there were about 150 of us in there swinging from the rafters. Place came unglued when we won in OT. Good times.
Hitting the casino again tonight to try my luck.

Crazy Cruise III day one...

Hello everyone. I'm sitting here in my stateroom after a so-so day. Forgot my Passport. Had to go back home to get it. Thank God I live here at the ships home port. Got on board and within the first hour I lost my pinkie ring. Slipped right off. I come here to gamble and these are not harbingers of good things to come.
Thankfully, I was wrong. I hit the casino and on my first $20 I was already ahead a bunch. Played all night and walked out even.
Still pissed about my ring, though.
This ship is huge. It's easy to get turned around and the layout sometimes makes it hard to get across the ship's beam. I'm sure it'll get easier.

We'll be arriving in Nassau in the morning. Only staying until about 2:00pm and then we steam for St.Thomas, USVI.
I'll get some pics uploaded tomorrow.
G'night y'all.

It's Time! Crazy Cruise III...

Hi everyone! It's time again for the annual Crazy Cruise.

This year we'll be travelling to:
Nassau, Bahamas
St.Thomas, USVI
St Maarten, USVI
St.Kitts and Nevis
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Labadee, Haiti

We'll be travelling on the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas leaving from Fort Lauderdale, Fl. on Friday. If I'm not too busy, I'll be posting daily briefs of my trip. I hope you all enjoy it.

It's a great day!

A cannabis Christmas song...

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