The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale
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... It's still pretty early but we ate breakfast at 5:15 this morning. We enjoyed very much our pizza and Sangria and then shared a tiramisu for dessert. Our server was Sara from Mexico. She took excellent care of us. We next amble over to the international cafe for a chocolate chip cookie. Just waiting for 1 pm to be able to go to our cabin. Just after 1 pm we make our way to our cabin. Deck 12 (Aloha) 536, port side. To our surprise our bags are waiting for us just outside our ...
... this ship was.
We saw the library, the ship green, the restaurants, the nightclub and all the levels whilst managing to avoid all the organised chaos going on. We were looking for somewhere to eat but the best option we could find operating was a poolside bar selling hot dogs and hamburgers. It wasn't what we really wanted but the nearby bar was.
It took a while to try and get used to everything, as cruising is a new experience to us. One irk we have is ...
... concerned about the portion size in restaurants. After receiving advice from Dennie in a neighbourhood place that 'Meals are big here' she decides on a starter as her main. I wish I had taken a picture of her face when her large platter of nacho's arrive. 'That's a starter?!' she musters as Dennie and I enjoy a chuckle and she ends up ordering a to go box for her appetiser. Leaving Boca Raton, we hire the cheapest rental car we can to begin our road trip ...
... What I really want is to just be with him now. Experience all the fun and crazy things that happen in Dan the "Man's" life.
I am envious that he is able to take so much time away from the normal stresses of life to do what he wants. People get so stuck in the monotony of work, eat, sleep that no one really gets to do the things they dreamed they would. So when Dan offhandedly told me that I should join him, I laughed. I thought that there was no way I ...
... s worth noting.
On a lighter note, the sunshine was excellent medicine. Everyone suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder should make it a point to break up the winter and go somewhere warm with lots of vitamin D-rich sunshine. You will think, work, and generally perform better. Rx Sunshine. Great thing.
The rest of this post is going to be a cluster of random musings, anecdotes, photos, and thoughts in no particular ...