sunday the 19th---today was a lazy day---finally!!! i actually got to use a float today!!! lol we spent the day at the beach and it was just glorious. i went down early and brought treats for the fishes. i saw some of the biggest fish this morning right onshore....it was so much fun standing there with them all swarming me....swimming between my legs and splashing around in the water. had a few little kids that i convinced to join me and it was great! the kids loved it! we all just vegged today. then hubby and son went to go to the go-cart track. they had a ball....they said it really was alot of fun...but be prepared to get very dirty....lol
this night we were celebrating mom's 80th birthday....so we took her to blossoms in the Westin hotel. blossom's is a tradition for us....we do the ala carte menu and the food is just amazing. if you like it they make an amazing peking duck!! we all had the wonton soup...3 orders of tempura shrimp...1 order of pan fried dumplings....and a whole peking duck to share....you would think that was enough....nope...we ordered more...lol...ginger scallion lobster.....a steak dish.....general tso's chicken and then an order of noodles......lol...yes we like their food!!! lol....everything was amazing and the service was great! we all rolled out of there....hubby took son back to our hotel and then came back and joined us in the casino at the westin. i think we all won a bit there and then went on to the riu....had fun there but i dont think we won anything...just about broke even....fun was had by all and we headed back....need our beauty sleep because tomorrow we have a date with photographer for our photo shoot!!!!..........
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Snorkel Mangel Halto, day or night with a waterscooter. Check out our website. E-mail Stuart at email@example.com or call Stuart local: 745-7459 Or visit: www.arubabobsnorkeling.com 47th trip in June 2015 and 48th trip in Nov 2015.
i have been avoiding this all day.....the last day and traveling home....tuesday the 21st.....got up early to get it all packed back up.....didnt take as long as i thought....so i had some time to stroll the beach. my family did breakfast and shopped a bit.....me, i needed the peacefullness one more time......met everyone in the lobby for our last cocktails and before i knew it bully was there and ready to go!! he got us there in time and i love ending the trip seeing him......the airport was way busier than any of our other trips....we always did sundays this year it was tuesday and it shocked me how busy it was and how long the lines were...but we got thru it all....with mom striking one more karate pose in front of the sushie billboard......lol....the last "hiiiiyah" had me rolling!!!! lol people must have thought we were nuts. did the obligatory duty-free shopping.....and went to the gate. all the people from my home town were there....even the coach. lol we all chatted a bit and then we went to grab something to eat....and i checked out he slot-room....didnt win but played for quite awhile on 10.00. lol boarded the plane and off we went....another year down....another wonderful trip with pictures and memories to last forever.....bye aruba.....till next time!!!