Friday, January 7, 2011

Cozumel, Mex. and Favorite Dolls in Pink

The week always go so fast and it is weekend again. For those of you who work, this is probably one of your favorite days.
We get to go sightseeing today. But first let me show you some of my favorites in pink.
Pink Saturday is hosted by Beverly at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog/
What I am showing you are 2 of my favorite dolls from my collection so I am also linking with Laurie for A Few of My Favorite Things at http://bargainhuntingwithlaurie.blogspot.com/
Make sure you check out these 2 lovely ladies' blogs and you'll be in for a good treat.

The doll on the left wearing a pink lace dress is made by Nippon. Doesn't she have a pretty face and a pretty dress? The one on the right is a Hawaiian doll John bought for me when he went to Hawaii a long time ago. Her face is also very lovely and I like her pink flowery muumuu.

Now, let's go to Cozumel to do some sightseeing. This was taken when we had our cruise reunion at the end of Nov. to the beginning of Dec. 2010. The last port that we visited was Cozumel. We took an excursion to Chankanaab Resort. As you can see in the picture below, there were a lot of us but we weren't complete here. Some of the guys chose to go fishing. We were going to snorkel and swim but it was raining and it was very windy so we weren't able to do that. The guys weren't able to go fishing either for the same reason.
The lagoon had a very nice water. The color was spectacular.
The cousins had a great time bonding with each other.
We watched a seal show.


Our tour guide took us to see the Mayan house.

The tour guide was so nice to push my mom around in a beach sand wheel chair. Look at the size of those wheels!



My brother and 2 of his grandchildren.

Touching this goddess is supposed to bring good luck.
How about a Mayan tablescape? LOL!
Gorgeous yellow flowers. Do you know what they are?

A deep well. My mom's mom used to have one just like this in the Philippines.

You can ride dolphins on the left side of this water.

The rest of the gang walked around on the boardwalk. I did not go because of the winds and I stayed with my 2 small grandsons. John said it was awesome cause there were sharks and manatees on the other side.


After Chankanaab, the tour guide took us shopping downtown. We saw some Mexican kids practicing their dance.

John and I walked around and saw this church and prayed for a while.


That's all for now, until next week again for another tour. Thanks a lot for stopping by. And thanks to Beverly and Laurie for hosting also.

21 comments:

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Christine, first of all I love your pretty dolls. They are lovely. And I love your new header. It's wonderful of you and your family!

I enjoyed going on this cruise and touring with you. You have the best trips! You have inspired me to want to go on a cruise again. It looks like such fun! I've been to Mexico (that's where I fell in love with Mr. Magpie years and years and years ago), but I've never been to Cozumel.

XO,

Sheila :-)

bj said...

Your dolls are lovely. I can see why you love them.

Cozumel is a fabulous place. We had such fun there.
xo bj

mississippi artist said...

Enjoyed the tour. The church is especially beautiful.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Looks like a beautiful trip Christine-enjoy:@)

Kat said...

What a wonderful trip Christine! I love that so much of your family was able to do this together, what a great time you must have had. And your "Mayan tablescape" made me laugh out loud - always the tablescaper, aren't you? Beautiful pictures, that lagoon looks divine. Thanks for the tour! Kat

Shelia said...

Hi Christine! Oh, your new header is beautiful with all of your beautiful family on it. Those dolls are so pretty!! I love the one dressed in pink!
You do take the most wonderful trips. Happy Pink Saturday!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Thanks for sharing your pretty dolls and more pictures of your cruise.
I could not believe I won the giveaway! I need to go shopping now. :D
Enjoy your weekend.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Christine,
I just fell in love with those sweet dolls of yours!!
And I so enjoy when you take us all along on your trips, showing us places that many of us will never get to! Thanks so much for sharing!
I loved the church, it was beautiful!

Hugs,
Debbie

All That Glitters said...

Wow!!!! your family is so huge and beautiful too!!!! Happy New Year!

Jennifer

Fun With This and That said...

Great picture. Looks like a nice trip.HappyPD Laura

Johanna said...

Hi Christine,
your dolls are lovely. And the trip was gorgeous. The plant should be one out of the family of Cassia. Tahnk you for sharing your great photos.
Greetings, Johanna

Char said...

Wow, what a wonderful trip. Christine, I could sit and play with your dolls for hours. What fun. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Oh Christine what a "BEAUTIFUL POST"!!! I Loved seeing your Mom there with you, that is So Sweet. Your family is beautiful. I Didn't have spring fever till I saw your post! AHHH!!! I want "To Be There"!!! I LOVED your tablescape, that was Perfect! I'm SO HAPPY you had such a wonderful time! I would LOVE to fish there too, I LOVE fishing as much as gardening...
Hugs to you AND your Sweet Mom,
Donna

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Your dolls are beautiful. Where do you keep them in the house? Love, love, love the pictures from Cozumel, it looks like an amazing place to visit. Thank you for sharing.

Dredd said...

Christine, your dolls are cute especially the one from Hawaii. Thanks for sharing your travel photos, I haven't been to Cozumel and I would love to go there in the future, looks so beautiful!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Looks like a wonderful trip and I love your pretty doll collection!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

What a wonderful trip, Christine! I love the way you all travel as a family! And the dolls are so pretty! Your new header is my favorite so far...such cuties! I hope you are warm and cozy today! We are expecting snow and ice!...hugs...Debbie

Pat said...

Your dolls are beautiful, Christine.

I always enjoy reading about your trips. The photos are wonderful!

Marlis said...

How wonderful to be able to be with all your family. It looks like it was a really good time. Very beautiful pictures!!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Christine, it is absolutely wonderful that so many of your family members were able to go on this cruise together. What memories all of you must have made! Your photos are beautiful. Your dolls are so pretty. Such sweet faces, and their clothes are beautiful. Thanks so much for linking to Favorite Things. laurie

Erin@likegrandmas said...

Your Hawaiian doll looks like a Madame Alexander..She is a beauty! I love Mexico! Don't they have the most amazingly beautiful churches, lots of gilded gold work in them:)

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