Thursday, May 29, 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
So we took a picture in this exact same spot last year :)
This is an overall view of where we went riding.
Some pictures of us on the trail.
Aaron loves this one because he thinks it looks like a scene out of Last of the Mohicans. :)Us playing at the waterfall.
And finally the end of our ride (my head was getting burned), we made it safely.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
We just went to some hotel's beach and Aaron didn't have anywhere to change so he changed under a towel, it was hilarious. This lady selling something was resting under the shade next to us and wouldn't leave so Aaron just changed while she was there.
The walk we went on took us right along the beach through old Mazatlan to new Mazatlan. Okay funny fountain story. So by the end of this walk we are SO hot and out of water. So we get to this fountain, guys it is so dirty. Its spraying out dirty water the water circulating has trash in it, its gross. But we were SO hot and the water coming out felt so wonderful. We both stood in front of it for a few minutes to cool down. (I know, I know, we may have come home with diseases).
Friday, May 16, 2008
Okay enough of the sad stuff on the to all the wonderfulness of our cruise. It was such a blast. The first stop was Cabo San Lucas and since we had two days there instead of one, I have twice as many pictures. The water in Cabo was for sure the clearest, just gorgeous. Cabo is an exciting town but expensive, very Americanized. I guess the nightlife is pretty happening but poor Aaron has an early to bed, lame wife.
Instead of taking a water taxi to the arch and lover's beach we went on a hike there. It was so gorgeous. Here are some pictures from that.
Here is our very Mexican hotel, it was so cute. The owner ended up being Mormon and so we bonded with him. He told us everywhere to go and how much everything should cost. He was wonderful.
Here is us snorkeling and laying out at Lover's Beach, it was so gorgeous.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
So as you can see, its all smiles in the these pictures because this is before Sunday, which was supposed to be our cruise day. So even though Aaron doesn't want me to tell people this, I'm sure SOME day (not today) we'll look back on it and laugh so I wanted to document it. :) So....all along the cruise people tell us be at the ship at 4, be at the ship at 4, it leaves at 5. So we take it kind of as a suggestion, like when the airlines say be at the airport an hour early. I checked in online so it said we would have a speedier entrance onto the ship. Well we leave my brother's house on Sunday afternoon pretty casually planning on arriving at the boat by 4 but it takes a little longer than expected and we get there right after 4. Big Mistake. We get to the gate and the guard tells us we can't get on the ship anymore. Panic sets in, but its right there just sitting there. Well its too late, I guess with coastguard rules they have to put in a ship count one hour before sailing time. I called everyone at that stupid cruise place to no avail. No one could help. It was a nightmare. The be there at 4 was not a suggestion. So I'm on the phone crying to the people and it comes down to 2 options, fly to Cabo San Lucas and meet the ship there or do nothing and get no refund (that's right, no refund, nothing, at this point I'm completely and totally regretting my decision to not purchase that stupid travel insurance). So we're struck we have to buy the tickets to Cabo. I'm thinking of the cost of last minute tickets to Mexico, freaking out, but one way tickets from LA to Cabo were suprisingly only $89 each. So we took Aaron's graduation present, bought the tickets, and left the next morning on the first flight out. It was crazy but actually we ended up having a blast with 2 days in Cabo and then the next day got on the ship 3 hours before it left Cabo and made sure we were back early every port after that. :) Many, many stories and pictures to follow!!
Oh and I came home to 3, that's right, 3 of my best friends having babies. Congratulations - Mandy, Rebecca, and Ambyr. I can't wait to see them all!!
Thursday, May 1, 2008
This is for my grandma, Mimi, who made this blanket- they love the blanket, isn't it beautiful? Blake posing for the camera :)