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Nassau Lighthouse in the Bahamas

The Lighthouse in Nassau, Bahamas

Whenever we arrive at or leave Nassau during our Bahamas cruises, the ship passes by an interesting lighthouse. This lighthouse fascinates me, and I always try to take a few photos of it when I can. Here are some different views of the lighthouse from our 2017 Disney Cruise. This …

Walking along Cocoa Beach in Florida

2017 Disney Cruise – Getting There

The time had almost arrived for our 2017 Disney Cruise. But first, we had to get there. For us, road trips are always fun adventures, and we sometimes add in extra stops along the way. Join us as we take a little journey… Sunday, June 4, 2017 Finally, the day …

Wind on Castaway Cay

A Windy Day at Castaway Cay

During our 2017 Disney Cruise on the Disney Dream, the ship made not one but two stops at one of our favorite places, Castaway Cay, the Disney Cruise Line’s Bahamas Island. On both of those days, we had a bit of wind at times. As you can see here, the …

Lake Louisa State Park in Florida

Lake Louisa State Park in Florida

During our recent Florida trip, we visited Lake Louisa State Park, which was just a short drive west from the Disney area, to check out some of the natural scenery found there. As with our visit to Wekiwa Springs State Park, we enjoyed seeing all of the beauty of nature, …

Disney Dream and a lavender sky

Disney Dream and a Lavender Sky

One of the nice side effects of the rain that we got during our 2017 Disney Cruise was that there were often some nice skies when there was not actually rain coming down, especially in the evenings. It is interesting what can happen when you mix in a little bit …

Nassau Public Library in the Bahamas

Nassau Public Library in the Bahamas

Whenever our cruises stop in Nassau, Bahamas, we like to find unusual places to visit. Not your normal tourist locations, but smaller, unique places. One of the places we have found is the Nassau Public Library, which we visited once again during our recent Disney Cruise. The Nassau Library is …

Clouds at Cocoa Beach, Florida

Clouds at Cocoa Beach, Florida

In the days leading up to our 2017 Disney Cruise, we spent some time at Cocoa Beach, Florida. Apparently, that was the same time that some heavy clouds decided to spend some time there, too. Who knew that clouds like to vacation at the beach? But we did not let …

Laura and Steve at Disney's Wedding Pavilion

The Best Kind of Vacation

What is the best kind of vacation? A friend and I were discussing that recently. He had just gotten back from a beach vacation with his wife where they relaxed all week. Laura and I had just gotten back from a Florida vacation where we relaxed all week. We were …