Jakob is having too much fun on the Allure to share blogging with Grandma…Marcia’s final report

The best laid plans of mice, men and grandmothers often go astray. It seems my plan for Jakob and me to share the blog from Allure of the Seas suffered a sea change. Jakob enjoyed Adventure Ocean, the camp aboard ship, so much that time ran out. His mom and dad also zip lined-in Labadee and Matt took Flow Rider lessons on the ship. Me? I wandered this very large ship discovering something new each day. I …

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Jakob and Grandma report on zip-lining and the food onboard Allure

JAKOB SAYS: I zip-lined in Labadee. The view from the top of the zip-line was beautiful. It was burning hot on the five-minute ride to the top of the mountain. After that we went to the beach and it was so amazing. I found a piece of coral that was shaped like a tornado. My brother started freaking out because he got pebbles in his shoe that ended up turning into a sore on his foot. The …

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Marcia is thinking the price of this Allure of the Seas family vacation is worth it

We docked in Labadee, Haiti, on Tuesday and today we are in Falmouth, Jamaica, where construction continues on the exciting new RCL port between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. Labadee is the “island destination” for Haiti. My son, daughter-in-law and Jakob left early in the day for a zip-lining excursion. The little guys went ashore with their camp group, Adventure Ocean, Royal Caribbean’s stellar children’s program. I stayed aboard. I spent some time in the gym riding …

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Allure of the Seas: From two viewpoints, grandson and grandma

Sunday, June 19, 2011 This is the first of several reports from the Allure of the Seas from 11-year-old Jakob Levin and his grandmother, ATC Blogger Marcia Raffel Levin. Hello! My name is Jakob Levin and this is my first day on my third cruise, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas. The two other cruises I was on were the Crystal cruise and the Disney cruise. We departed from Port Everglades about an hour ago. My first …

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