Snorkeling, Swinging, Shopping, Sailing - and the at-sea day
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This was our only snorkel trip, which was surprising because Dan and I are usually bottomâ€™s up in the water every chance we get. However, Iâ€™m SO GLAD we went into the jungles and forests of the islands we went to and did our snorkeling here.
Our Jolly Pirate â€śSwim, Sail, Snorkel, Swingâ€ť trip was a lot of fun. The snorkeling was average but a lot of fun. We stopped at a â€śreefâ€ť (which was really a few random pieces of coral and a few fish) for about a half an hour, then to a shipwreck for app. 15 minutes. (the sea was rough and LOTS of people went in early.) We then went close to shore to swing from the rope. The tour guides kept us entertained with their flips and tricks. Notice in the pictures that one of the guides was doing flips with girls on his back! The free included drinks were a bit watered down, but very refreshing.
After the Pirate Trip (which included a loud and fun â€śparty-styleâ€ť open air bus ride) we went to Iguana Joeâ€™s restaurant and bar for a reasonably priced meal and drinks.
The next day was an â€śat-seaâ€ť day. It was relaxing. Itâ€™s nice to end the cruise with a sea day to get things organized and packed up. Thereâ€™s a lot of activities. Dan and I won the Legend of the Seas International Baggo tournament and a coveted keychain for beating teams from