2013 Cruise to Celebrate New Year’s and Cathi’s Birthday

Dave and Cathi started their end of year vacation on December 26 and visited St George Island, Florida, St Petersburg, Florida and cruised to Key West, Roatan, Honduras, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala and Costa Maya, Mexico.

Cathi in our room at the Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island, Florida

Cathi in our room at the Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island, Florida

Beach on St. George Island, Florida

Beach on St. George Island, Florida

 

 

 

On December 26 we stayed on St. George Island, Florida on the beach just a few blocks from the lighthouse.

 

 

Cathi on the deck at the Sun Burst Inn near St. Petersburg, Florida

Cathi on the deck at the Sun Burst Inn near St. Petersburg, Florida

The beach at the Sun Burst Inn near St. Petersburg, Florida

The beach at the Sun Burst Inn near St. Petersburg, Florida

Chihuly Collection

 

 

On December 27 and 28 we stayed on the beach at the Sun Burst Inn near St. Petersburg, Florida.

While in St. Petersburg area we visited the Chihuly Collection at the Morean Arts Center. We also went to the Glass Studio and Hot Shop at the Morean Arts Center.

You can see our photos of the Chihuly Collection by clicking on the photo or clicking here.

 

Then we boarded the Holland America Ryndam for a New Year’s cruise to Key West, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico.  We were in cabin 644. Click on the photo of Dave and Cathi in Key West taken by the Ryndam staff to see all the photos taken by the photographers on the Ryndam.  Also, click on the photo of Cathi with the dolphin to see our ‘swimming with dolphins‘ photos from Costa Maya, Mexico.

Click me to go to the photos taken by the Ryndam staff

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Cathi in the window of our cabin on the Holland America Ryndam waiting to dock in Key West, Florida.
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Cathi in the window of our cabin on the Holland America Ryndam.
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The Holland America Ryndam in Key West, Florida
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Cathi trying on wigs in Key West, Florida. This one would have been great for the New Year's eve party
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Cathi trying on wigs in Key West, Florida.
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The Holland America Ryndam in Key West, Florida
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A rooster in Key West, Florida
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Cathi in Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.
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The port welcome center in Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.
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Cathi in front of the Holland America Ryndam at Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.
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Cathi in the elevator on the Ryndam showing off the necklace she bought in Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.
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Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.
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A towel peacock made by our cabin steward on the Holland America Ryndam
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Costa Maya, Mexico
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Cathi in Costa Maya Mexico before we swam with the dolphins.
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Dave in Costa Maya Mexico before we swam with the dolphins.
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A dolphin in Costa Maya, Mexico
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A dolphin in Costa Maya, Mexico
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Cathi's henna tattoo on her birthday. We are in Carlos n Charlies in Costa Maya, Mexico
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Cathi's henna tattoo on her birthday in Costa Maya, Mexico
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It did rain after we returned to the Ryndam on Cathi's birthday.
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Cathi sitting by the window on the Ryndam on her birthday.
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The Happy Birthday Cake delivered to our cabin on the Holland America Ryndam
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Cathi dressed for dinner on January 4, 2014
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We have just cleared customs in Tampa, Florida and Cathi waiting for the valet to bring the Mazda Miata MX-5 to us.
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The Mazda Miata in the valet parking area at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Tampa, Florida
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We have just cleared customs in Tampa, Florida and Cathi waiting for the valet to bring the Mazda Miata MX-5 to us.
So that was our 2013 cruise to celebrate New Year’s and Cathi’s birthday.