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Sunday, November 30, 2014
Sometimes it is the "getting there" that is more exciting than wherever you're going!
This was a pretty wild ride, but nothing will compare to the cab ride we had in Naples from Pompeii back to Splendour of the Seas many years ago. On that ride, the driver got tired of waiting in dead-still Naples traffic so he pulled onto the train tracks and drove a few blocks there. Scary! Then there was the cab ride in Morocco....
Next time in Cozumel, I'll just stay on board the ship. ;)
Saturday, November 29, 2014
This is the gorgeous view from my stateroom window while we were tied up in Labadee, Haiti, aboard Freedom of the Seas.
Friday, November 28, 2014
The knitting needles and crochet hooks have been flying here as I prepare for the holidays. This Needlework Update edition includes what I've finished during the past month.
Above is my original cables and lace design of a classic aran (off white) sweater. This unisex sweater fits adult sizes 34 - 38. At this writing, it is available in the shop.
Facebook page and it sold immediately. It has already been delivered to cold Ohio.
While you're shopping for the holidays, I hope you'll take a look in our little shop of more than 200 items and see if you find the perfect gift that we will be happy to ship to your front door.
I love seeing what you're making, baking, and growing. There are so many talented people out here!
All the very best to my creative friends,
Handcrafted Original and Traditional Designs
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Today's images were taken in the harbor of St.Thomas, U.S.V.I.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
I took today's pictures from a window in our suite aboard Freedom of the Seas. That little boat out there is tendering guests from Freedom to the private island of Coco Cay, Bahamas.
There's a water park, snorkeling, diving, picnic lunch, bars, swimming and sun bathing on a white sand beach, and so much more. There is also a special area for iguanas who just love to hold still for their pictures to be taken.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
As the time neared for Allure of the Seas to depart Cozumel, Mexico, I went out on the deck of Freedom of the Seas one more time to take pictures of her.
I took these images while taking a stroll around the outer decks of Freedom of the Seas while we were tied up in Cozumel, Mexico.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
This is one of the entrances to the Splash Area on board Freedom of the Seas where you will find the Flow Rider.
Lots of fun!
Saturday, November 22, 2014
I walked through Bolerlos Lounge on board Freedom of the Seas when there was no one else there so I took the chance to take this picture of the glass art on the wall. There are three other walls in this huge area with similar art. Those are three dimensional glass flowers. Just Gorgeous!
Although the glare from the outside light didn't help the quality of the picture, the image still gives you the feeling for the size and beauty of the art.
This cruise ship is just incredible!
Friday, November 21, 2014
While in St. Maarten, Dutch West Indies, aboard Freedom of the Seas, one of our sister company ships was in port with us.
Our two ships were the only ships in St. Maarten this day. Very nice!
All the best,
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Every once in awhile changes in the weather brings us very good changes. Above you see the Allure of the Seas' wing bridge in the upper right.