After leaving San Juan about 10 pm the night before and getting to bed after that I still managed to wake up before the alarm went off. I looked out the window and saw that we weren’t docked quite yet. Rob and I got up and got dressed and headed to main dining hall for breakfast.

Rob enjoyed Eggs Benedict, OJ, and hash browns. While I scarfed down scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, peach yogurt, and OJ.

We went back to our cabin to go to the bathroom and pack our backpack for our day in St. Thomas. We had 2 activities booked, but they were ones you do on your own. We disembarked and decided to take a taxi to downtown to go to our first excursion, which was to Magic Ice (click to read more).

Here’s a short clip of the view from my side of the open air taxi in St. Thomas.

Magic Ice - St. Thomas

From there we walked a little ways and took in the gorgeous views.

St. Thomas

St. Thomas

St. Thomas

We took a taxi back to park the port so we ride up to Paradise Point (click to read more). Paradise Point - St. Thomas

After riding back down we got back on the ship for a late lunch of Guy’s burgers and fries.

View from the ship before leaving port
Paradise Point - St. Thomas

Then, it was back to the cabin for showers and a little nap before our first night in the formal dining room. It was “Elegant Night” so we dressed up a little more than usual and braced ourselves to see who we would be seated with. We were blessed to be seated with some really nice folks from New York. A couple (Jim and Kim) and their grown son and his wife (Jimmy and Heather).

Since it was formal night, Lobster was on the menu, which Rob really enjoyed. I had the Flank steak with potatoes and broccoli and of course ended it with Molten Cake.
The show was called 87 Keys. Rob was really looking forward to this show as it featured tunes from Elton John, Billy Joel, and more. He was pretty critical of it but overall I thought it was entertaining.

I thought it was cool that they incorporated the guy from the Piano Bar on board into the show. This is Patrick, the piano guy.
Patrick from the Carnival Pride Piano Bar

Our towel animal when we got back to the room
Paradise Point - St. Thomas

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