The next morning we found ourselves docked at the island of St. Maartin (also spelled as Saint Martin).
This is all the people looking over at the island:
We took a 2 and a half hour scenic tour. Unfortunately, the bus had tinted windows so I couldn’t really take photos during the tour. Our guide took us through the entire island pointing out how on the island there was two of everything. This is because there were two sides of the island, a French and a Dutch. Luckily, there were some scenic tour stops.
Continue reading ➞ Ruby Princess 2013: Day 4 – St. Maarten
The next morning me and dad woke up extra early to catch the sunrise. It was cloudy but the result was a sky of beautiful colours. Don’t these almost look like paintings?
Then we headed down to the Horizon Court and had breakfast. I enjoyed the eggs benedict among other things including American bacon. Canadian bacon is so much tastier.
Shortly after we disembarked onto smaller boats that took us to the Princess Cruises owned Princess Cays.
Continue reading ➞ Ruby Princess 2013: Day 2 & Day 3 – Princess Cays & A Sea Day
Last week I took an Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Ruby Princess. I took hundreds of breathtaking photos of the trip as well as journalized each day, so I will share my trip with you in a series of posts.
Continue reading ➞ Ruby Princess 2013: Day 1 – Embarking
I love reading and I tend to read a lot of non-fiction among fiction. I also have a fascination with cognitive science, the human mind and why things happen. So naturally when I stumbled on Henry Petroski’s The Evolution of Useful Things it was quite intriguing.
The book dove into the fascinating world of how normal household items became the way they are today. He talked about such things as forks, pins, paper clips and zippers which we don’t normally think much about. There’s even parts on pop cans and the wrapper for your McDonald hamburgers.
Continue reading ➞ The Evolution of Useful Things