Caribbean Winter Vacation Jan 2009

When we left Ottawa Airport it was -36°C when we arrived in San Juan it was +25°C.


San Juan

Saturday, Jan 17

Took a tour of San Juan before our cruise. Started at Old San Juan, Barcardies Rum Factory, them back to the hotel before boarding.



Philipsburg St Maarten

Sunday, Jan 18

Our Scuba excursion got canceled. Instead went on a sail boat, "Lord Sheffield", to enjoy some snorkeling and swimming.



Roseaus, Dominica

Monday, Jan 19

Looking out at Roseaus from cruise ship. First thing in the morning and then again later after returning at the end of the day with a rainbow over the town.



Aerial Tram though rain forest. Took 45 minutes to travel from end to end.



St. George's Grenada

Tuesday, Jan 20

Tour of waterfall and nutmeg plantation factory. Returned to ship then left again to explore the ruins of an old fort.



Scarborough, Tobago

Wednesday, Jan 21

Glass bottom boat tour of corral reef followed by swimming at a sand bar.



Bridgetown, Barbados

Thursday, Jan 22

Took a cadermanan out to swim with some turtles.