7 Day Southern Caribbean Explorer on the Caribbean Princess May 5th 2011 Off we headed again on another adventure... this time with some different travel companions (our friends Alice and Bill, as well as Deb and her mom Anna) and on a different cruise line... trying Princess for the first time (because we got a wicked deal and it had great ports)... but the start of the journey just about always starts out the same. Drove to Maine on Saturday, puttered around a bit, ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Dominica Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans, due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in 1763, which made the island a colony in 1805. In 1980, two years after... ... read more
I've discovered I pretty much want to see and do everything... but I thought I would set a more realistic goal to begin... 40 countries before I turn 40 and as many friends as I can make along the way... I reached my goal in July of 2013, and now I'm just adjusting it to add at least another new country every year.
So here's where I've been: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Japan, Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Vatican City (wikipedia says this is a country, and I've not bothered to research if that is actually true), St. Maarten/St... full info