Galveston, Royal Caribbean Cruise, and New Orleans: From December 5 till December 16, 2019 we had another awesome vacation. We did Dickens on the Strands in Galveston, Texas, did a 7 day Royal Caribbean Cruise out of Galveston and stopped for a night in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The best part was the company. Here’s  a…… Continue reading Prologue

On the Road to Texas

Thurs. Dec 5th   On the Road Me, Joe, JR and Jackie drove to Bryant Arkansas, almost 10 hours with a Cracker Barrel breakfast stop and numerous rest stops for stretching our legs and relieving our bladders.  JR and Jackie had driven to Kentucky from North Webster Indiana after work the day before. It was 30…… Continue reading On the Road to Texas

Galveston Texas

Sat. Dec 7th Galveston Breakfast and coffee in hotel lobby. Another nice day, 60s and sunny. We drove down to the Historic Strand district, in Galveston, near the harbor. We found the long-term EZ Cruise parking on Santa Fe Street for tomorrow. We walked a bit then headed back to our hotel.            Later we walked…… Continue reading Galveston Texas

Out to Sea

Sun. Dec 8th Liberty of the Seas Deloris’s birthday. She’s 49. OMG!! We took our time checking out of Hampton. By 11 am we were leaving car at EZ Cruise where we and our luggage boarded the shuttle to the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas, our home for the next 7 days. We joined a…… Continue reading Out to Sea

Rocking Mermaids

Tues. Dec 10th   Rocking Mermaids Up at 7 am, coffee, muffins and toast – room service again. We walked the track, several circuits, over a mile. I took a swim before lunch, while Joe soaked up some rays. We enjoyed just lounging on deck near the pool.  Lots of kids and crazy music. Non-stop videos…… Continue reading Rocking Mermaids

Roatan, Honduras

Wed. Dec 11th   Roatan, Honduras Woke around 6:30 am. Out on our balcony, still only ocean, but Roatan Honduras is on the other side of the boat. We relaxed until 7:30, ship time, and then headed out to the deck. On the left – starboard side – we could see that our ship was docked…… Continue reading Roatan, Honduras

The Mayan Ruins & Costa Maya, Mexico

Thurs. Dec 12th   The Mayan Ruins & Costa Maya, Mexico Feast of Virgin of Guadalupe and Deloris and Rudy’s anniversary. Good day to be in Mexico. We had room service coffee and oatmeal and fruit. Later we went out and stood at the rail on Deck 12 and watched the boat dock. First the huge…… Continue reading The Mayan Ruins & Costa Maya, Mexico

A Mexican Christmas

Fri. Dec 13th   A Mexican Christmas & Cozumel, Mexico Up at 7, coffee and breakfast in room. Out early to town of Cuzomel. This is a much bigger city than the previous stop. We walked around a bit, exploring the many shops, and I purchased a beautiful flowing bling bespeckled top and Joe got another…… Continue reading A Mexican Christmas

Sailing North

Sat. Dec 14th  Sailing North   Up early. Breakfast and coffee at the Windjammer. Beautiful day. Much cooler already. Water on all sides, no land in sight. No rocking today. We walked Deck 12 then lounged in the sun, where we were joined by Dee and Rudy. Later we headed to the Promenade Deck. Everything was…… Continue reading Sailing North

Port of Galveston and New Orleans

Sun. Dec 15th  Port of Galveston and New Orleans   Up 6 am ship-time. Our cell phones on Eastern Time 7 am. At some point our cell phones woke up, adjusted their internal clocks to the time zone we were sailing in and suddenly our phones began beeping, dinging, and ringing. Text messages, private messages and…… Continue reading Port of Galveston and New Orleans