Sunday, January 26, 2014

2014 Borget Family Mexican Riviera Cruise

We loved cruising with the whole Borget clan. We left out of Los Angeles and we sailed to Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. We decided to try a room with a balcony and we loved it! It was so nice to be able to get some fresh air, see and hear the waves,  and watch the sunrises and sunsets all from our room. While in LA we went to the Orange county swap meet, tried a new sushi restaurant, and strolled downtown Disney (the Lego statues at the Lego store were so cool).
Christopher eating fried octopus
Hulk statue

Statue of Lego Beauty & the Beast

We sat sail on the Carnival Miracle on Sunday afternoon. We explored the ship and ate our first meal in the dining room. It was fun to have Jack & Lexi with us too. 

Boarding the ship


Lexi, Grandma, and Jack at dinner the first night

View from our balcony

View from the walking track on top of the ship

The next day was our first "Day at Sea" and we took lots of naps and played lots of games. It was also our first Elegant night at dinner. It was fun to have time to dress up and eat good food.  

Playing 5 crowns

View from our balcony

The first stop was Cabo San Lucas. We got on tender boats to take us to the shore. We had a great time walking around the shops and eating yummy tacos and chips and salsa at a restaurant on the pier.
With Jack

View from our room of Cabo
Lexi got her hair braided in Cabo
The next day we woke up in Puerto Vallarta. We went on a bus tour with Mom, Jamie, Kristin, Lexi, and Jack. We stopped at a few places to take pictures and shop and even saw a school. It was humbling to see how poor some of the people lived. It was nice to be in a warm place, but it was almost too warm and humid for us. 
On the last stop, Jamie went bungee jumping. It was nerve-racking to watch him jump over the cliff into the ocean. Christopher wanted to eat some authentic Mexican food, but we settled for Dominos - we had to see if it tasted the same. Our last stop before getting back on the ship was Wal-Mart. It was mostly like any other Wal-Mart except for their meat & bakery sections. The meat was all laid out on ice and the bakery was so big! We bought lots of bread to take back with us to try. 

Bread (pastries) Wal-Mart
Meat section at Wal-Mart

View from our balcony of Puerto Vallarta

Beautiful place

The rest of the trip we played games and ate alot! We celebrated Lexi's 9th birhday at sea too. It was nice to relax and have fun and be warm.
Birthday girl

Jack & Christopher
Christopher eating the chill soup

Last Dinner

Can't wait to be back on a balcony :)

Thank you Mom & Dad for taking us on this great trip! 
We can't wait to book another one :)

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