Live your life and forget your age. For the crew, most have 9-month contracts then 2-3 months off so time shall tell how many we shall see then. We can light some candles in the living room, take our teeth out and get buck naked. I am still in my early 20s and I have a long way to go! There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. As I looked at the landscape from the ship and reviewed the material provided by the ship on the port I came up with another very energetic game plan. Not sure how I missed it but I imagine I really was not interested in something like that back then. Some restaurants say it is 55, movie theaters — 62, social security — whatever age you start taking benefits! Amazing time doing the hostel life at age 33! Maya Angelou, held a fascinating array of jobs throughout her life.
That was very unusual since I have used the app everywhere and this was a first. As always looking at some possible future cruises there is one that caught my eye for June of next year going in the opposite direction from Rome to Lisbon on the same ship. I do have the unlimited internet and coffee though. The ferries were plentiful and constant. Off to our 5th country on this 15-day cruise of Monte Carlo, Monaco. It always amazes me that many that are 10 or more years older than me are still working full time or have been winding down their work schedule over the last several years.
Through Orbitz, the hotel, had arranged for the transportation from the airport. Since it had rained so much the last few days we got occasionally landlocked but were able to make our way back to the hotel. The area itself was very interesting with all the hookers of the city surrounded the six square block with their very own red light district. Love those around you but take the actions you select - even when you learn they were wrong. Last stop before they were going to kick us off in Rome was Portoferraio, Italy. The did not harass you as you walked by and every now and then the police would show up not to pick them up but to merely ward off their clients.
What a site of all the uproar of construction and big ships in the background. A Gap Year can actually mean 2 months, 2 years…. The hidden gems in the world. You're 17 around the neck, 42 around the waist, and 95 around the golf course. The next stop of Malaga, Spain is a must see if you are ever in the area and the Botanical Gardens called, Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion, was well worth the 4 miles walk, for us each way.
We wonder if life will just crumble apart after we venture out into the world, and skip the corporate ladder? You can be 14 years old and graduate college or you can be 80 years old and graduate college. The sky was blue and the beach and water were very inviting but I could not wait to walk the boulevard in front of the hotel to explore the area. I have decided that I no longer want to be an adult. We are loving this cruise so much we went ahead and booked the cruise in the opposite direction in June of next year. As we walked along trying to find someplace to eat, the sidewalk cafes were not very appealing, but low and behold we saw a sign for a rooftop bar and restaurant. You sit in a rocking chair and can't get it going. If we drive to Boston we can take a shuttle to Chicago to run a marathon in Iowa.
Yes, you have got to be a little more responsible, you have to take some important decisions about your life, some new things and people to deal with and of course, you have to tackle a couple of questions thrown by the family, but in the end, always remember that age is just a number. Once again the food was good, the place was empty and the cost above average. This will be my fourth trip there, second for Catherine. Next trip is San Francisco Brian will run marathon there and then Patagonia with Marathon Tours in September. The owner met us at the gate and we felt right at home.
The pick for this stop was very scientific. Life is an adventure at every age; one I want to embrace with enthusiasm. From personal experience, I can rally behind this theory. Be bold, and learn from mistakes. We all want the happy. I love the quote from Ann Landers. Surprise, Surprise there they had a famous, Fort, Church, Amphitheater, etc.
So what are you going to do with the time you still have? While there they brought on a very talented flamingo dancing troupe and I was spellbound. Maybe I was still adjusting to two weeks of cruising. You turn out the lights for economic rather than romantic reasons. No one can take away your happiness. That's part of the adventure. In lifetime always tells so we shall see, especially at my age. They are located on the first stop of the Airport sky train and everyone there makes you feel like family.
Next up was to find our ways to the next port called Santa Margherita but since the street did not have sidewalks I did find a similar trail system that was well paved and sat right above the road below. You can read about that trip on my blog entry called,. I am so thankful that has given me the opportunity to encourage people along their creative sewing journeys. Picture, if you can, the night ending with a deck barbecue as we sailed away with the sails out and the sun setting in the distance. There were a few rolling hills thru the farmland portion of the race early on but I really enjoyed the downhill after the tunnel down to the lake at around mile 8. You could tell that this was not their first rodeo and the weekend was full of different races for every member of the family.