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Our Beautiful Breeze cruise (with pics) - 8/15/15

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by Jamman, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We will come back to Ryan and I a little later, but first, let’s see how Patti’s Scenic bus tour was through her pictures. Patti’s bus leaves the Scenic Railway…..

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    Here are some views along the road……

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    Looking out the front window of Patti’s bus…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  2. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti took these pictures of the catamaran coming in to pick Ryan and I up, and the dock we left from…..

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    Here are some more sugar cane industry ruins…..

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    They made a slow pass by the St. Thomas Anglican Church and cemetery…..

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  3. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    One thing that St. Kitts has in abundance are monkeys, in fact there are more monkeys than people on the island. These are the Green Vervet monkeys that the French brought to the island way back when. Most are out in the wild, but some are kept as pets, and some are exploited for photo ops…..

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    Patti’s Scenic Bus Tour moves on…..

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  4. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here are some more views taken by Patti during her Scenic Bus Tour…..

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    They are arriving back in Basseterre…..

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    KFC anyone?

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  5. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    The Scenic Bus Tour is coming to an end…..

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    They are dropped off at the Craft Market…..

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    Here are some of the shops near the pier area…..

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    Patti peeks into the Ministry of Tourism…..

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  6. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    The Rum Barrel looks very inviting…..

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    The National Museum…..

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    This way back to the ship…..

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    Here are some more shops along the way…..

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    A couple of views of the Cruise Terminal…..

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  7. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti took these shots of our catamaran coming into Basseterre…..

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    Back on board the catamaran, we are coming into Basseterre to dock…..

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  8. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We have docked. I would recommend the Rail & Sail excursion very highly. The only negative is that the Rail portion is a little long, but I took it as an opportunity to enjoy a few extra very strong rum punches!!

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    Ryan and I are making our way back to the ship…..

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    We have caught up to Patti…..

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  9. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We are heading back to the ship…..

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    The Carnival Breeze docked in St. Kitts. Our “secret” deck is just below the bridge…..

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    The gangways of the Carnival Breeze…..

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    We are re-boarding the Carnival Breeze…..

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  10. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We were back on board the ship at 1:30. We made our way up to the Lido deck, and stopped at Guy’s for lunch. We then when back to our cabins to nap and relax before sail away.

    We are scheduled to sail at 5pm. A little earlier, we made our way out onto our “secret” deck to watch our sail away. Here is our view of Basseterre…..

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    Finally, I can see the top of the mountain…..

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    The last passengers are boarding the ship…..

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    Here is a view of the Basseterre Casino…..

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    Here come a few pier runners…..

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    It’s time to throw the lines…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  11. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    The Port Police are standing by…..

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    We are pulling away from the pier…..

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  12. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We are leaving the beautiful island of St. Kitts…..

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    Afterwards, Patti and I went to the Red Frog Pub for some drinks and some Pub Grub. We tried the coconut shrimp and the conch fritters and enjoyed them both.

    We then went back to the cabin to get ready for tonight’s dinner in the Blush Restaurant. Ryan decided that he would eat at the Lido Marketplace tonight.

    For her starters tonight, Patti had the lobster bisque, followed by the tomato and green bean salad…..

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  13. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    For my starters I had my daily shrimp cocktail, and an order of the alligator fritters…..

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    For her main, Patti chose the Penne Sicilian……

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    For my mains, I started off with the seafood Newberg, followed by the beef Wellington…..

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    For dessert Patti had her favorite, butter pecan ice cream, while I had the cherry pie ala mode…..

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    Leaving the Blush Restaurant, Patti took this picture of the chandelier, again glowing ORANGE!! Sorry, I couldn't help myself. lol…..

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  14. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    I will say that the lighting just outside the Blush Restaurant was very pretty…..

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    Patti and I made our way to the casino. She decided to play the slots tonight and wound up losing $50. I played blackjack for a couple of hours and dropped $200. Not a very productive night for either of us. Anyway, we made our way back to the cabin around midnight, and found tonight’s turndown and towel animal. We both agreed that we enjoyed our day in St. Kitts. Good Night!

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    Coming up next: San Juan and Fahrenheit 555.
     
  15. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Day 6 – San Juan 7am to 2pm…..

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    We woke up at 7am to find that the Carnival Breeze was already docked in San Juan. We got dressed and went out on our “secret” deck to take in the sights. Looking down on the gangway, we could see that some early birds were already leaving the ship…..

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    Take in the sights of Old San Juan with us, from our vantage point on our “secret” deck…….

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  16. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here are some more views of Old San Juan…..

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    Here are our plans for today. Because we are only here until 2pm, Ryan and I decided to just stay on the ship. Patti, after gathering four bags of laundry to send out to be washed, will leave the ship, and walk around Old San Juan and take pictures.

    Ryan chose to sleep in, but I made my way up to the Blue Iguana Cantina for a breakfast burrito. Afterwards, I would go check emails, then go visit Theodoro at the Tides Bar and have a “few” Coronas.

    Here is Patti as she leaves the ship for her walk around Old San Juan…..

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  17. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti begins her walk. Here are a couple views of Senor Frog’s which was right across the street from the pier…..

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    Here are a few shots of the Carnival Breeze docked in San Juan…..

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    A nearby fountain…..

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  18. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here are some views of the narrow streets of Old San Juan…..

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    Many of the police patrol on bicycles…..

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    Can you guess how many pigeons are in this plaza?

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    Blue Moon’s two for $5? I’m so there!!!!

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    To be continued…..
     
  19. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Looking up at Castillo San Cristobal…..

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    Here are some more Old San Juan views…..

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    Of course there has to be a Starbucks…..

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    Another view of the Carnival Breeze docked in San Juan…..

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  20. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti continues her walk around Old San Juan…..

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    To be continued…..
     

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