Tag Archives: Travel and Tourism

Boca Chica Getaway

We have been to the Seagullcove Lodge in Boca Chica before, so when an Oferta Simple came up we bought a couple more nights there. It’s a great little hotel with only six cabanas so it feels very personal, and … Continue reading

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A Bit of Sightseeing

There’s been a lot going on around here lately! The most fun thing has been our friends’ granddaughter who stayed with us for a little while. I had a great time showing her some of the things I love in … Continue reading

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Biking in Bocas

There is a bike rental shop down the street – $1/hr or $7/day. Since we love biking, this sounded like an excellent idea. We did not know what a great adventure it would turn out to be! We headed out … Continue reading

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Panama City, Albrook Mall

When Holly and I arrived in Panama City, we had some extra time and went to Albrook Mall which is conveniently located next to the Albrook Bus Terminal. I heard it was a big mall but my goodness, it was HUGE! … Continue reading

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Last Stop, Aruba

The last stop on the cruise was Aruba, and we were told this is the best of all. We decided to spring for a tour this time, and got on a bus that took us around the north end of … Continue reading

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Next Stop – Bonaire

Bonaire looked similar to Curaçao – beautiful water, dry land, desert type plants, wind, and pretty pastel buildings. It is also a Dutch territory and also has multilingual people. Tourism is a big industry because of the wonderful diving and … Continue reading

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First Island Stop – Curaçao

Curaçao is an island in the southern Caribbean, north of the coast of Venezuela. You can find it on Google maps and there is a lot of background information on Wikipedia. I knew very little about any of the islands … Continue reading

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Monday, a Day at Sea

We left Cartagena Sunday evening, and Monday was a full day at sea while we made our way to Curacao. We spent the day wandering around the ship, exercising in the gym, enjoying the food,  taking some random photos, sorting … Continue reading

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Cartagena, and the Container Port at Night

The ship didn’t leave Cartagena until after dark, so I had fun taking some photos from the deck. Even on Sunday night, the container port was very busy. Containers were taken off the shop next to us, loaded on to … Continue reading

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More Cartagena, Colombia

I was so excited to see Cartagena. It looked gorgeous from the water, and I had read a bit about the city and the interesting historic section which was supposed to be an easy distance from the port. What a … Continue reading

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