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... first. We check out our cabin and unpack. Next we go out on our deck for a look to see what's going on around the ship. Barbara decides to lay down while I check out the fitness room. It's just like it was on the Royal Princess, as is most of the entire ship. At 3:15 there's the mandatory Muster drill. We grab our life jackets and head down to deck 7 to Princess Live studio, our station. We sat next to a couple that was on the same cruise to the Panama Canal we went on in October of ...
... is no free wifi, and the cost to get connected is exorbitant. It looks like we'll be resorting to those pre 1990's ways of being entertained another way!
At 3.30pm, we all needed to gather in the lower part of the ship for our mandatory safety demonstration which involved watching a small film, listening to sirens and waiting for the signal that we could leave. Whilst walking back up the stairs, an American couple recognised our accent and asked if I was the ...
... that much time off of work to "vacation" in Europe. And who does that anyways? The cliche backpacking Euro-trip that every High School Senior goes on does not sound like a trip that two twenty-somethings should be doing with their lives.
Then I realized.... I am becoming one of those people who live for the weekend. The kind that just revolve their lives around a job and never truly live. I graduated exactly a year ago today... and what have I done?
... is located right next to highway 836, a main artery that goes east and west through the Miami area ending on the east in South Beach. She brought loads of brochures and maps to plan our excursions over the next four days.
After our nap we took a drive in the afternoon past Coral Gables and out to the Art Deco area of South Beach. The upbeat energy and eclectic ...
... through poor, crime-riddled areas. Still worth it. Public transport. Know it. Do it. Spend less money.
- TSA agents are not ALL ********. Some certainly are, though.
- Vacation can be tiring, strangely enough. Take one day off and just sit around.
- It's 6:45pm. My flight leaves at 10:00. Needless to say, I gave myself WAY too much time. There's only so much Neil Young to listen to.
- More if/when I feel like ...