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Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Morning in Labadee
Here we are at one of Royal Caribbean's private destinations, Labadee.
We tie up just as the sun is coming over the other side of the mountain to greet us. I'm standing on Deck 4 of Freedom of the Seas as more and more blue fills up my camera.
Labadee has changed dramatically since I first started coming here years ago. With the addition of the larger ships in the fleet a dock was added so ships don't have to tender guests ashore. Also new are more water sports and an area for suite guests where they can have a private cabana by the sea. Ah, the luxury.
Another big part of the day at Labadee is the picnic lunch. As guests are departing to visit the island, the picnic lunch is being packed to go ashore.
My have times changed. I remember when a few crates of picnic food were loaded on a tender and landed for the lunch. Now it's a smooth-running major production to provide food on the island.
Also all lined up are wheel chairs that can navigate the beach sand so everyone can have a good time.
Another day I will go ashore and take lots of pictures again. I've been here before and know Labadee is a photographer's wonderland.