I am finally back from my week long vacation of awesomeness. I never knew that I could spend so much time with someone and only want more when I got home.
We left out of Atlanta on the 25th, and went down to the beautiful island paradise of Aruba. Yes yes, the place made famous by a girl who didn’t live too far from where i’m writing this very post. But this is not some crazy crime-ridden island; it could have happened anywhere. I won’t bore everyone with all the little details, but I’ll give some snippets, and possibly some pictures down the road.
Got into Aruba on Sunday, and since most places are closed on Sunday there, we went to this fun little restaurant called Mulligans. It sits close to a golf course and this thing called the Infinity Pool (which I will get to later,) and it was soo good. Went to bed early; everyone was tired from the traveling, but then the next day we were all up by 6. Went down to the beach all day, and had some dinner. Went to a grocery store, where we proceeded to buy the week’s liquor. That night, between the four of us, we drank an entire bottle of tequila in margaritas. Needless to say we would not be getting up at 6 the next day.
So on Tuesday, we went to do some sightseeing. Just a little of it, then it was off to the beach. Then to Jimmy’s for some bar fun. This guy Jimmy, he’s Asian, and he rememberd my dad and step-mom from the last time they were there. We soon became good friends with Jimmy. Ahh, yes, Jimmy and his frozen concoctions. Wednesday, we did a little more sightseeing, and then it was shopping day in downtown Oranjestad. I really wanted to find an inexpensive yellow diamond ring, just for fun, but that didnt’ happen. $6000 was the cheapest, so I said, yeah, nevermind. Didn’t really buy a whole lot, but it was fun walking around.
Thursday….Bennett and Dad played golf, while I hit the beach. Yet again. They joined me later, and then it was followed by Bennett’s and mine cooking day. We made lasagna ( I should say bennett did), and then some more drinking, and then picture taking time on the beach…
Friday…Baby beach. Snorkeling time! This place is well-known for it’s great snorkeling, so that’s what we did. Got back, went to the beach, then off to the casino! Bennett and I won a grand total of $12.50, but at least we didn’t lose anything! We tried to understand the game of three card poker, but it was slightly confusing . Not like I really know how to play real poker to begin with. Oh, I think I got those days mixed up. I think Friday was Soprano’s bar night. It was. Casino night was Thursday. Friday night we went on this thing called the Mi Dushi tour. It’s on an old sail boat, and it was so much fun. Can you say open bar? Then after that, off to dinner, and then to the Soprano’s bar. Fun stuff.
Saturday, Bennett and I went to the Infinity pool. IT’s this gigantic pool with a slide and a swim-up bar. I had never gone to a pool with a bar in it, so I definitely had to check this out. Got a pina colada. yum. And then that night, we went to downtown oranjestad for some late night fun, but it wasn’t really all that fun. We got ice cream and went home.
Ahhh, I miss it already. I want to go back. 🙁