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Excursions on the 5-night Disney Dream Cruise from Miami

Disney Cruise Line's Castaway Cay in the Bahamas, June 2022 Castaway CayBahamas We spent our second full cruise day at Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas. As we got off the ship we were given towels. Disney Characters and other photo options along the way made the ¼ mile walk to… Continue reading Excursions on the 5-night Disney Dream Cruise from Miami

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The Disney Dream, June 2022

Atrium Lobby on the Disney Dream, June 2022 Inside the Disney Dream Our port arrival window at Miami Cruise Terminal was 11:15am, and within an hour we had boarded the ship through the Atrium Lobby. We were required to check in on deck four and watch a video about emergency procedures. A few locations were… Continue reading The Disney Dream, June 2022

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El Yunque Rainforest, Puerto RIco, July 2021

The El Yunque Rainforest is the only tropical rainforest on US lands, and being there was like being in another world.  Coqui frogs were the most vocal animals that we heard (males are the only ones that call and they are even more active at night.) The tree snails’ shells were the size of our palms.… Continue reading El Yunque Rainforest, Puerto RIco, July 2021

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Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico, July 2021

The Hyatt Grand Regency is on the western side of a peninsula on the coast of Rio Grande. Because it’s right at the end, we could see the sunset and sunrise from opposite ends of the beach. The mountains of the El Yunque rainforest make up the southern backdrop. The large property is spread out… Continue reading Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico, July 2021

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Vieques, Puerto Rico, July 2021

It can be hard to get to Vieques, but so very worth the trouble. We knew that the journey might be difficult in advance, and expected delays and stress at the ferry terminal at Ceiba. (We could have opted for a flight from San Juan, or a puddle jumper from Ceiba, but we chose the much… Continue reading Vieques, Puerto Rico, July 2021

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Old San Juan, Puerto RIco, July 2021

Old San Juan dates back to the 16th Century and some of the buildings that remain are over 500 years old, and the two original Forts, the Castillo San Felipe del Morro and the fortified walls still surround this section of the city. Old San Juan would be roughly a 15-minute drive from the airport,… Continue reading Old San Juan, Puerto RIco, July 2021