Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Barbados - Monday June 2


Monday June 2 – Day of departure
Shitty night’s sleep and woke up at 7:30 to catch some more rays and snorkin before our 2:45pm flight.  We avoided sunscreen that morning and I got a little burnt.  Quick lunch at the hotel restaurant and then the $50 US drive back to the airport.  Finished my book on the flight to Miami.  There were tons of people in matching Christian t-shirts on the flight – they were returning from a mission trip to Honduras.  Also, a few Eagle scouts on the flight as well.  I figured we wouldn’t crash because of all the Christians that undoubtedly prayed for a safe return home, but if we did, the eagle scouts would save us.   Back in Nashville at 11:45 pm.   Dad picked us up.  We were happy to see Helen, Schminkey and Baltimore but sad to be home.
A few observations:
-Despite the drug dealer on the beach, we felt relatively safe there. 
-Food was expensive
-Sad we didn’t see monkeys
-We love snorkin
-Me & Rollum are good travel companions.  We don’t get on each other’s nerves and we like to be around each other.  Good qualities to have in a spouse.
-Despite the above statements, Rollum gets really annoyed when I take pictures. 
-Life of Pi was a really good book, and I should really read more (instead of playing my Nintendo game boy)
-I love vacations and the fact that you don’t have to worry about anything. 
-Lots of British people there.  We hardly encountered other Americans.  A little British boy was running around singing “Hit me baby one more time” and later exclaimed, “My trousers are wet!”  
-Rum is sickeningly sweet and I don’t think I like it very much. 
-I love plantain chips, but I hate bananas.  Do plantains taste like bananas?  Never had a real plantain.  
-More pictures on flickr if you care to look (if you become a "contact" of mine on flickr, you'll have access to more shots.  ooh, enticing!)    

2 comments:

theblondemule said...

Sounds like you had fun. I'm really looking forward to our Mexican honeymoon in November.

My favorite part of your post is the part about the christians & the eagle scouts on your plane. Hilarious!

carolyn said...

glad you enjoyed your trip and all that snorkin'. now i'm off to check out those exciting flickr photos! haha