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Grand Turk

This land-locked Atlanta city-dweller could use more scenery like this in his life. Unabashed blue. And smiles for days.

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Rest in peace.

A cemetery in Old San Juan. What a peaceful resting place.

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The hills are alive…

On our Sept 2013 cruise to the Caribbean, we had a few hour delay getting to St. Thomas (engine problems that were thankfully corrected). Eventually, we were able to dock. These are the homes that dot the landscape.

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Galleria Nacionale – Closed!

Old San Juan was great! Thankfully, a close friend had been a number of times and was able to show us the ropes. We wanted to see the National Gallery, but it was closed. We did find that a few wings were open, amid renovations and were allowed in.

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Lose yourself, seriously.

I am not a well traveled person. I’m only now, in my mid-40s beginning to travel a bit. Last year’s cruise afforded me some amazing opportunities. On our St. Thomas, Virgin Islands stop, we hopped a taxi to Cruz Bay, took a ferry to St. John and then a “taxi” to what has to be the most beautiful, relaxing place I’ve ever been. Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Going back in September.

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Ahhhh.

Spending an entire day in a two story open cabana, with this view. Ahhhhh. Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas.

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Sailing… takes me away.

Last year was not such a great year. Lost my best friend and my brother. There were, however, a few bright notes. Went on my first cruise ever. Verdict? I can see why people love ’em and why people hate ’em.  I’m going again in Sep 2014.  This shot was in the slightly bumpy water of the Bahamas, on a tender boat to Half Moon Cay.

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