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Items are all laid out for packing... Envelopes full of cash, including a couple thousand pesos for my adventure in Cozumel. Cologne samples, so I can smell good at all times.

***Note: I am quite the collector of unique fragrances.

 

Continuing on, ear plugs, ink pens, credit cards, ID and passport. My new Google pixel II XL (for use on the ship only. My trusty old Droid turbo I be used in port. I can't afford to mess up or lose an $800 phone)

 

My various essentials, deodorant, sun block, a couple of different hangover prevention devices. Handy wipes in bulk and portable form. Sunglasses, phone chargers, under eye gel ( yes, I'm trying to fight off old age and wrinkles) And, last but not least, the item on the chain in the center. If you read my last review, you already know what this is. If not, you'll just have to keep following to find out...

 

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Forward progress continues... My pantent pending method of wrapping shirts so as not to wrinkle is as follows...

 

Cut open a large garage bag and lay it out flat. Stack shirts one on top of the other, thusly...

 

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Next, fold the bottom up, then the sleeves over towards the center from both sides...

 

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Finally, fold the plastic bag around and tape shut...

 

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Viola... Now your shirts will survive travel with minimal wrinklage...

 

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Following along, we're sailing with you and spend most nights indulging at the Alchemy bar. We booked over 500 days ago and finally it's cruise time.

 

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I've switched back to beer now... The packing list is being checked off, and pre packing staging has commenced...

 

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I can’t drink those out of the bottle. I always end up eating foil. Why the foil? Why?

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Following along, we're sailing with you and spend most nights indulging at the Alchemy bar. We booked over 500 days ago and finally it's cruise time.

 

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We'll definitely run into each other at the Alchemy Bar... I'll be the one ordering exclusively "off menu" drinks...

 

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I can’t drink those out of the bottle. I always end up eating foil. Why the foil? Why?
Yes, the foil is kinda intrusive... I just wrap my fingers around it and squish it flat before consumption...

 

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The majority of packing is complete. An Uber is arranged for 9:45 tomorrow morning. Boarding passes are printed. All I hope now is that I can get some sleep. Pre cruise night is like Christmas Eve for a little kid for me... This time tomorrow night I'll be drunk in Miami and getting ready for bed in anticipation of sailing on Sunday!...

 

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Wahoo! It’s travel day to the port, I’m pretty sure you didn’t get much sleep last night.

 

 

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I did get a bit, fortunately... Had some "cruise dreams" to boot:)

 

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Final packing underway. Coffee is drunk, and I'm about to get in the shower... Hopefully the Uber will be on time, and fingers crossed for a smooth subway ride to ATL...

 

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Bon Voyage! I'll check back later today. We sail her out of Miami in March. Can't wait to hear more about the Tandoor!

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I did get a bit, fortunately... Had some "cruise dreams" to boot:)

 

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After your Bliss cruise check out the Oasis, Allure, Harmony or Symphony. Those are some fun ships for cruising solo. I’ve solo cruised and semi solo cruised on them a few times.

 

Just got off a solo on Harmony a few weeks ago. Solo cruises are the best, more people need to try it.

 

 

Uber will be there before you know it.

 

 

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I'm as ready as I'll ever be... Uber scheduled to arrive in nine minutes

 

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Uber was right on time, but I missed the train by 30 seconds... No problem, I'm notoriously early when it comes to air travel...

 

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Travel day is always hectic and stressful. I'm never really relaxed until I'm through the security line and my plane is at the gate and on time...

 

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This time yesterday, I was in the middle of a full on s#!+ storm at work... Today, the excitement continues to increase, and will come full circle when my feet are firmly planted on the ship...

 

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Through security, and at the gate in plenty of time... An hour and a half early to be exact...

 

Lunch is served. My next meal will be in Miami!...

 

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I'm about to burn through my first plastic garbage bag for a much needed restroom break... No way my bag is going in THERE without protection...

 

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Here we go again, baby:)

 

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I remember your story of your special lady from the last review I read of yours. Very beautiful. Best wishes to you, and excited to be following along, as it is a long 153 days until my next cruise.

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I remember your story of your special lady from the last review I read of yours. Very beautiful. Best wishes to you, and excited to be following along, as it is a long 153 days until my next cruise.
Thanks. I'm going to do my best to make it interesting for everyone. Thanks for following along...

 

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Restroom break accomplished, and I've exchanged my Marta breeze card for my Easy card for use on Miami's Metro Rail.

 

I guess I need to hydrate for my afternoon of heavy drinking, so I'm going to have to buy an absurdly over priced bottle of water. I wonder what they put in that stuff that makes it so valuable?

 

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