Well, another cruise has been completed. This makes my 9th cruise since 2000. However this one was not planned by me. But, I tell you, it pays to be ready for the spontaneity of life. My passport was current and nearby.
A friend called less than two weeks before the sail date and asked if I could take a vacated spot, and I was ready! Being single and childfree allowed this last minute trip to happen. No husband to “check with”, and no kids to find babysitters for, so I was free to pack my suitcases.
This trip was on Royal Caribbean’s ship Grandeur of the Seas. It was a five night cruise and we sailed from Baltimore to Bermuda. I’d been to Bermuda before so I had the chance to return to Horseshoe Bay Beach with its pink sand. Not quite as pink as the sand on a beach I went to in Hawaii, but it was a close second. I like Horseshoe Bay Beach and whenever I’m in Bermuda, I will go there again.
We had quite a bit of rain one morning, but it cleared up and the weather was fine after that.
I finally figured out how to do panoramic photos with this latest camera. The first few tries from a trip to Pittsburgh, I struggled with the timing but I got it right this time, so I do have a couple of those pics at the end of this video/slideshow.
Cruise #10 is coming up in a couple of months, but for 2017, I’m going to try something different for vacation/traveling.
Here are some photos from this cruise.