Girls in New York

We had booked ourselves on a bus to take us to the Shopping Outlet Centre in New Jersey so were up early & caught the bus at 9.30 from 9th Ave. It took us 40 mins to get there & we did some pretty major damage at the stores there. It was a great day. Getting... Continue Reading →

Back in New York

We caught a cab from the ship to our accommodation on 49th street -  Radio City Apartments which we were presently surprised with. It is a 2 bedroom apartment. Mary & I had a double bed each & Heather had her own room which was fair enough given that she had the pull out bed... Continue Reading →

Nassau & at sea enroute to New York

We had decided to do a shore excursion today so disembarked about 9.30 with the hordes of other cruisers, waited for another ½ hour then were led to a motorised catamaran which took about 40 mins to take us to Blue Lagoon Island. It was a great trip out. First of all we passed Atlantis... Continue Reading →

Early stop in Nassau Bahamas

We were to stop today at Great Stirrup Cay in the Cayman Islands but unfortunately weather prevented us from doing so as we were to go ashore via tender (shades of Rod’s & my trip to Cannes last year). It didn’t worry us as the weather allowed us to sit on deck and bake (yes... Continue Reading →

At sea & Port Canaverale

Another sleepy morning. We had a day at sea & I had booked in for a massage so after a quick bite to eat enjoyed being indulged for an hour. I then met up with the girls & we grabbed a coffee then enjoyed a day of chatting, dozing , eating, drinking & entertainment. The... Continue Reading →

Cruising to the Bahamas

We were up early (well for us any way) & packed our bags & checked out of our temporary home & caught a cab to the terminal to embark on our Bahamas Cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines aboard the Gem. It was a beautiful day & check in went as planned although ,as usual, long queues.... Continue Reading →

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