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Aruba – our entire collection of photos! (all 8 of them)

And here we have Aruba!  Dutch Caribbean island in the middle of … the Caribbean.

I’d like to say it was the highlight of the cruise, but I guess it wasn’t – we have in grand total 8 photos for our entire time there.

To be honest it wasn’t memorable, we stopped here on a cruise and while I’m sure it was very pretty, but I actually can’t remember it.  I am pretty sure we went for a walk around the main town where the ship docked, likely we went to the supermarket.

For the sake of all readers (apologies to Aruban’s in advance), Aruba consists of the following spectacular highlights (based on my photos) –

  • Snow – else presumably they bought the “No Parking” sign on sale
  • Green Lizards (or iguanas?)
  • Iguanas
  • A pretty port area

DSCN0181 DSCN0182 DSCN0183 DSCN0184 DSCN0185 DSCN0186 DSCN0187 DSCN0188I think we might have then gone back to the ship…

 

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Slight fixation with socks. At last count, I had enough pairs of socks to last 14 weeks without having repeat a pair. IT geek by profession. Disney nut. 3rd world loan shark (http://Kiva.org ). Finds humour in the inappropriate. Holiday planner extraordinaire. Mum to doglets. Crazy Dachshund lady.

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15 thoughts on “Aruba – our entire collection of photos! (all 8 of them)

  1. My kids would have loved it there chasing all those green iguanas. Perhaps, I could set up a deck chair there and sit down in peace! Hope the rest of your cruise exceeds your expectations! xx Rowena

    Posted by roweeee | May 25, 2015, 2:30 pm
    • The rest of the cruise was great! Aruba was fine, it just wasn’t somewhere I’d rave about. I guess I’m just not into tropical island holidays.

      Posted by The Sock Mistress | May 25, 2015, 7:16 pm
      • They’re looking pretty good to me as the cold sets in here. What sort of holidays do you prefer? We usually go somewhere to see family or go skiing. Looks like we’re having a break from skiing this year though. Might head down to Tassie.

        Posted by roweeee | May 25, 2015, 11:28 pm
      • I like holidays where I can learn about history and culture or Disney :-). I hate sand and I loath cold – beaches and skiing are out 🙂

        Posted by The Sock Mistress | May 26, 2015, 7:36 am
      • I don’t know if all Australian love beach holidays but they’re certainly in my blood and we live metres from the beach. When they were younger \, our kids even did nippers, which is the junior form of surf lifesaving.
        I love historical holidays tooand while we do have some historical buildings in Australia, we tend to have to go overseas, which can be quite expensive. My husband and I went to New Zealand for 2 weeks on our honeymoon and that was fantastic and ticked those boxes. We really enjoyed Rotorua and the Mauri history.

        Posted by roweeee | May 26, 2015, 10:13 am
      • It’s only about 30 mins to the beach for us or just over an hour to the nearest ski field – neither of which I go to often 🙂

        Posted by The Sock Mistress | May 26, 2015, 11:40 am
  2. LOL @ the no parking sign! This sale must have been nowhere near Aruba!

    Posted by aleksawal | May 25, 2015, 2:48 pm
  3. Aruba has some interesting countryside, but you have to take an excursion to see it.

    Posted by a gray | May 25, 2015, 3:09 pm
  4. Looks like fun!

    Posted by cindy knoke | May 25, 2015, 8:18 pm
  5. I hate when that happens and you get caught up and forget to take photos or you’re too tired, perhaps to take any. I love how the lizards and iguanas seem to get progressivelyrics bigger in each of your photos 😊

    Posted by Terri Webster Schrandt | May 26, 2015, 2:56 am

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