Jamaica – June 2011

Trip Report – Beaches Negril Resort, Negril Jamaica – June 2011


As we have done for several years, a summer vacation was chosen based on our rotating schedule. This year was my pick. A natural pattern seemed to be emerging – Brian picked a national park, Lily picked Disney World, and I picked some exotic beach-y location. So it had been, and my original plan was to continue this. However, with our financial situation having changed when Owen was born, I thought perhaps I should do something more reasonable, and spent several months planning a trip to southern California. We would go to Sea World, Universal, etc, and maybe even sneak in a Character meal at Disneyland. I had a tentative schedule made, hotel and car reservations made, and was considering buying our airplane tickets soon. And then realized that the Beaches Resorts in Jamaica had a nice sale going on.

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Hawaii – June 2005

Wow! What an adventure we had in Kauai! It all starts at our hotel, the Hanalei Bay Resort in Princeville, which is on the North Shore of Kauai. The lagoon pool was always a favorite, especially with its two waterfalls. The scenery around the hotel was some of the best on the island – a beautiful combination of mountains, jungle, and beach. Lily had stayed home with the grandparents, so Brian and I were in for a week of serious adventuring!

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