Cruise Day 4: St Maarten

Cruise Day 4: St Maarten

St Maarten: Such a beautiful place! Now I know why so many love this island. The weather was, in a word, perfect. We woke up early and had breakfast in the Windjammer around 8, and met up with family shortly thereafter for some morning shopping. We rode the water taxi to the downtown shopping area …

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Cruise Day 3: At Sea

Cruise Day 3: At Sea

Ah, day 3… The eclipse has come and gone, but the memories will surely last forever. We slept in and headed up to the Windjammer for breakfast around 9 or so, and met up with family poolside. Most of the morning was sitting by the pool and relaxing, fitting in some time in the Solarium …

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Cruise Day 2: At Sea on Eclipse Day

Cruise Day 2: At Sea on Eclipse Day

Day 2 was truly unforgettable, in that there was a lot of fun mixed in with downright awe… We started with breakfast in the Windjammer, and then proceeded to the sports deck for some morning Flowriding. I’ve got video of that which I’ll post after I get home, for bandwidth reasons. Jen and I took …

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Event

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Event

So amazed and grateful to have been able to experience the total eclipse on the beautiful #oasisoftheseas with some incredible people. More pics to come… #eclipseonroyal @royalcaribbean #comeseek #eclipse #totality #canon #80D #instagood #instatravel #instacruise #vacation #photographer A post shared by John Bamber (@iamjohnbamber) on Aug 21, 2017 at 2:03pm PDT Here’s a shot from …

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Cruise Day 1: Embarkation

Cruise Day 1: Embarkation

It’s here! The first day of what’s to be an epic cruise! My apologies for the live blog coming late, but here it is! We stayed overnight at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, by far my favorite place to stay before a cruise out of Port Canaveral. We met up with the group before …

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Off to a Great Start

Off to a Great Start

You know it's early when you get to the @united club and they're not open yet. #travel #vacation #itsallgood A post shared by John Bamber (@iamjohnbamber) on Aug 19, 2017 at 2:21am PDT I don’t feel like I’ve been up for 2 hours, but I have. It’s just before 4:30am, and arriving at the United …

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It Was Bound To Happen Sometime…

It Was Bound To Happen Sometime…

As much as I hate saying it, my credit card information was compromised today. Some charges were made, and thankfully I’ve already handled it and spoken with the card issuer who assures me I won’t be responsible for the fraudulent charges. Unfortunately, things like this can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime, but there are things …

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