Growing up in NY, now living in Florida and having traveled on this great nation’s highways and byways, I know traveling for long distances usually means the inevitable stop at a rest area to relieve travel stress, stretch your legs and of course, use the restrooms.
How was that for a catchy title? Well trust me, the day we visited the quaint little town of Cold Spring, New York, was a bit on the chilly side, and this little coffee shop was a welcome site.
I use the term “coffee shop” loosely because the “Cupoccino Cafe” has a little bit everything from freshly brewed coffee to sandwiches, and everything in between!
Should you find yourself in Sarasota, with a little time on your hands, might I suggest a visit to The Ringling | Circus Museum?
We found ourselves in this predicament, however, I must confess, a visit to the Circus Museum was the purpose of our visit to Sarasota. That and a trip to Yoder’s Amish Resturant! (But, Yoders’s is a blog topic that demands its own post and so, I leave it for another day!)
Laughter is an instant vacation!
Half Moon Cay is Carnival’s, private 2,400-acre island, that serves as a private retreat for passengers on the line’s Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings.
Oh, the other day, I might have left out an important tip. Get your lounge chair early and remember, if you move your feet you can lose your seat!
Deck chairs, on beautiful days like these, come at a premium. I will tell you that Carnival (and I am sure the other cruise lines) have an adult only deck section, where the weary traveler can relax in the sun, away from the hustle and bustle of the pool deck. Small may it be, but still a nice ref
Let me share with you the most important thing I have discovered. Where ever you go, whatever you see, share it with others! Don’t be afraid to stop and smell the roses, to share a smile with a stranger, a meal with friends and build memories together that will last a lifetime!
Pack the essentials in your carry on. Your luggage may not be delivered to your room for a while. A swimsuit, sunscreen, and a change of clothes are good examples, not to mention any medications you may need. Denise has a travel checklist that comes in handy. You don’t want to be buying items on board that you could have brought from home!
Every time I come across these photos I chuckle. Who are they, I don’t know, I will never know. What I do know is that I was in the right place at the right time, to capture these moments. That is, after all, my superpower, I can freeze time!