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About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet. I lost my best friend and wife in early 2020. I was blessed again by reconnecting with Dr. Mary Côté, a long-time friend. Mary and I got married July 28th, 2021, and are enjoying life together and plan to spend the rest of our lives being a blessing to our friends and family.

Day 10 – Sailing South East Toward Puerto Rico

This morning, we were feeling the laziness levels hitting maximum capacity, and we didn’t emerge from our comfy cave until a glorious 8:00 am when our breakfast made a heroic appearance. After a cinematic masterpiece on TV and a thorough … Continue reading

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Day 9 – The Princess Cay Stay All Day They Say

Today’s destination is a top-secret, exclusive Princess beach area, and we decided to be rebels and stay on board to enjoy the peace and quiet while everyone else fights for beach space. Our suite was on the 14th floor! No … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Ft Lauderdale; Coming And Going

We arrived at the port at dawn and docked so smoothly that it felt like we were still at sea. When there was a knock on the door, I opened the curtains and was surprised to see that we had … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Returning To Florida So We Can Start Part Two!

840 miles, and we will return to our starting point. From behind the glass, it looks amazing, but open the window, and wham, the heat and humidity hit you like a ton of bricks. We woke up bright and early, … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Return To Mexico, Costa Mayo 135 NM To The North

Today, we landed in Mexico again at Costa Maya.  The overnight trip was a mere 135 nautical miles. Did You Know? Costa Maya is a stretch of Caribbean coast on Mexico’s eastern Yucatán Peninsula.  Mahahual village is a popular cruise … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Zipping Through Honduras!

We were abruptly awoken by a polite yet overly enthusiastic knock on the door, only to find a cheery chap standing there with an offering of coffee and orange juice. Morning wake-up calls have never looked this bright! We swung … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Belieze And The Coral Reefs

We read our schedule and had to be up at 7:00 am for a 9:00 pm departure for the great Belize Living Reef, the second largest in the world.  But first, we had a small breakfast delivered to our room.  … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Cozumel Mexico!

Today is the big day for our first adventure in a far-off land, and we are psyched! We sprang out of bed at the crack of dawn, suited up in our exploration gear, and dashed out the door to grab … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Sailing To Cozumel Island, Mexico

Today is Mark’s “Lime Green” day! Oh my!  What was that?  At 7:00 am sharp, there came a knock on our door.  I checked the calendar, and it was not Santa Claus, which left only one more possibility: coffee! Feeling … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Departing Florida!

When the alarm went off, we were ready to get up and excited to start the adventure. We decided to take the 102 suitcases from our room to the lobby by ourselves, a feat that should NOT be attempted by … Continue reading

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