Cruise Reflection Paper

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Last December, my family decided to go on a western caribbean cruise. “This boat is massive”. That was my first thought when I saw our cruise ship that we were going be on for an entire week. We got on the boat at about twelve o’clock after staying the night in very hot Miami, Florida. Our ship was the Glory from the cruise line, Carnival. The islands that we went to was Grand Cayman, Mahogany Bay, Belize, and Cozumel, Mexico. We left on December 18 and were not going to get back until Christmas day. This has shaped me into the person I am today because it showed me how lucky I am to be able to do things like going on cruises. The cruise also made me not as scared of big boats and the ocean. I was scared of our boat sinking and being eaten by a shark. It took a whole long hour to get through security and get checked in. We finally got onto the boat and could do anything we wanted for about two hours. We explored the humongous boat to see what it had to offer and it did not disappoint. It had things like soft serve ice cream, burgers, tacos, and pizza all about one hundred feet away from each other and the best part was it was all free! I obviously had to try the ice cream as soon as I saw it. We watched as the boat left the port. Soon after, the…show more content…
It was a little bit different because the ocean was not deep enough to dock our ship at the island. Workers for the cruise line had boats that would fit two hundred people and they would use them to transport the passengers to the island. It was about a fifteen minute boat ride to the shore. We had planned to do cave tubing as an excursion but it had rained so much that the water in the caves was too high so it was unsafe. They cancelled all of the different cave tubing excursions so we booked a last minute bus tour of the top ten sights around Belize. The tour showed us things like monuments, a museum, and the first church in Belize. As the natives call it, Belize was

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