Sunday, December 16, 2007

Our Cruise!

So....we had an awesome time on our cruise...it all went by so fast! The photo below was taken at Magen's Bay beach in St. Thomas...it was named one of the top 10 beaches in the world by National Geographic magazine, and it certainly lived up to its reputation. The water was crystal clear, the view from the beach was amazing (as you can see), and we even got to swim with a sea turtle who was hanging around!

Here I am posing for the camera--what else is a girl to do when her husband refuses to put down his camera?!? I'm also showing off my amber necklace that Gerald and my parents gave me for my birthday last year. AFTER we left the Dominican Republic, I found out that there is a beautiful green amber that is native to the area. I can't believe I missed it--I guess we'll have to go back!

The Norwegian Dawn--it was definitely the most colorful ship around! It was weird that to get to shore, we usually had to take tender boats. I guess I never really considered the fact that the ship probably would not be able to pull up to all the ports. Tendering is a little time consuming, especially when you don't have a ton of time at each port, but you have no choice when cruising.

Thanks to Gerald's little brother Dale (a wakeboarding champion) for taking this photo of us. He has an eye for photography too!

Probably my favorite image from the entire trip. We're getting it framed!


Our new friend Kendra took this photo of us...seriously we were surrounded by budding photographers! This one will also be getting framed!


Me returning to the ship in Tortola, British V.I. There was some fun shopping here and all the little girls were so cute in their school uniforms. Some of them even told me they liked my dress--they were so cute!

So...all in all, we had a great time on our cruise. However, we have decided that the next time we visit the Carribbean, we will be spending the entire week on St. Thomas instead of a floating hotel! St. Thomas (though expensive) was beautiful and there was so much that we didn't get to see and experience, that we simply must go back!

Thanks to everyone for your patience while we were on vacation. I think we're all caught up on email now, so if you're still awaiting a response from us, please drop us another note b/c it's possible that your email is lost in cyberspace! :)

Airika

9 comments:

ella blue studio said...

Oh my-I am so jealous you guys! I love the shot of sandy feet....we hope you are having the time of your lives!

erwin wijanto said...

I am so Jelous of the warm and Beautiful Weather.. Not to mention, the cruise is soo awesome... Looks like you both having a blast !!! ~erwin

Callie Crass said...

That looks so awesome! I could totally go for some warm weather right now, instead of 1 1/2 feet of snow! Ahhhh.........

Eddie Bojorquez (Studio 512) said...

Glad you guys had a great time. See...? Personal posts! : )
-E

Lucky Red Hen said...

WAY COOL pics! Plus, y'all look WAY COOL too ;o)

One Love Photo said...

Great tropical photographs! For a moment I could feel the sunshine! It was nice visiting with both of you at the PUG x-mas party. Great photos and post on that as well. You have a great eye! Happy Holidays!

Hybrid Photography said...

Goodness it looks like you guys had fun. :) I've always wanted to go on a cruise!

Simply Captivating said...

Hi Airika, (FROM OSP)
Just noticed we have the same website template... LOVE YOUR SITE.
Thank you for responding on my posts today. Your vacation photos are awesome.

Armin de Fiesta said...

The water shot is sweet!! I bet it'll look great framed :)



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