6/19/15-7/5/15 Birthdays, graduation and 4th of July

I’m posting random pictures from the past few weeks.  I’ve been busy lately to take pictures but uploaded a few I did. Rebecca had her birthday at a golf course where they played a movie outdoors.


My niece had her graduation party.


James and I at Rustic Spoon.  The curry was delicious.


4th of July and James birthday, we ate at Gyukaku and saw fireworks.



James is taking a panoramic shot and I’m trying to hide from the camera.  We went to the top of Mulholland and somewhere around Laurel Canyon to watch the fireworks.

IMG_0912_2IMG_0773IMG_0924IMG_0919My mom and I at travel town in Griffith Park. We hopped on the small train.  We also, went for a small walk and read at the top of the hill near Los feliz side.



Carnival Ecstasy Cruise to Bahamas – Day 5 of 5

We woke up and went to eat breakfast before we disembarked the ship.   I had the smoked salmon bagel one last time.  🙂


We went to South Beach Miami to swim.  The weather was nice and the beach was beautiful.   I loved the white sand and clear waters.


We ate lunch at Clevelander’s.  We shared a delicious shrimp ceasar salad.


It rained for about 15 minutes but we didn’t get wet.


We then headed to the airport back to Cali.  A cute dog at baggage claim.


I had so much fun again on our cruise. Hopefully, another one next year!

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise to Bahamas 2015 – Day 4 of 5

Today, we arrived in Nassau, Bahamas.   We grabbed breakfast before heading out to check out the town.

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As soon as we got off the ship we caught a cab to Atlantis on Paradise island.   There’s a few things to see there but you need a pass which we didn’t get.20150514_083246 20150514_085436 20150514_093713 20150514_093610 20150514_093750

We took pictures of the aquarium.

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Some people were swimming with stingrays and sharks.

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We snuck into one of the 11 pools they have there.


After we walked around Atlantis we caught a cab back and walked around the shops nearby the ship.   I wanted a dress so I bought that,  some souvenirs,  and James got me and some of his family some silver earrings.

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I bought us some conch fritters to try.   A friend recommended I try that there so we did.   I liked it.  🙂


Later,  we got back on the ship. We grabbed some food and grabbed a seat near the window so we could say good bye to Nassau.

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We went to see a game show and had dinner.  We played battleship in the Library.

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My dress I bought in Nassau.20150514_193500


Carnival Ecstasy Cruise to Bahamas 2015 – Day 3 of 5

Today,  we arrived at Half Moon Cay.  It’s a private island owned by Holland America but Carnival,  I think, is the only ship that goes there, as well.  Other cruise lines own different private islands but heard this one’s the best and I think they’re right.  The sand was like white powdery sand.  We spent the whole day there.   They offered free food on the island, as well.

Eating breakfast before we got off the ship.   Short video.


We took a tender to the island.

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Finally.   Amazing and beautiful.   The water was so clear.   We could see our ship right there.

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Ready for lunch.  Waiting for a ride.

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After lunch, we swam a little more and got some souveniers.

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Heading back to the ship.

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On the serenity deck saying bye to half moon cay.  We both took sea shells from the island and James made a pendant with one of his to give to me.   So sweet.

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We had dinner and sat next to 2 nice couples.

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The appetizers were good but I didn’t really care for my food this night so we went to the Lido deck and I ordered a mozzarella caprese sandwich.   I put salami in it which tasted really good.  We took it outside to eat on the balcony which was very nice.


I had a good day.   We got really burnt but it was so much fun!

I loved the seperate night light we each had above our beds.  Every night I’d read my book while James was asleep.  So peaceful.  I miss that.


Carnival Ecstasy cruise to Bahamas 2015 – Day 2 of 5

Day 2 Carnival cruise to Bahamas.

Today, was sea day.  We woke up and ate breakfast at the Wind star restaurant on the ship.   I had fruit and the smoked salmon with bagel.   I’ve had it before on the other cruise and it’s good.


We did a bunch of things on board like go to the pool,  play ping pong, and miniature golf.


We ate dinner and I ordered 3 lobsters.   James ordered 2.  Last cruise I ordered 2 and someone told me they had 3 so I wanted to try it, too.  I also had the stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer.  It was so good.


After, we went to a show on the ship.  Before the show started the entertainers got James up to sing, my girl.   Aww…


When we got back to the room there was the towel animal Carnival usually has.  It was a dog.