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#CruiseCation, 7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on Celebrity Cruises Silhouette, April 2014

by Robert Neff

On 13 April 2012, my #CondoSeniors boarded Celebrity Cruises' Silhouette at Port Everglades for a 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. Enjoy the tourism experience through each day's photo essay, videos and stories!

Combine a vacation with a cruise and you get a #CruiseCation.

Celebrity Silhouette at night — Docked at Pier 4 in San Juan, Puerto Rico


Photographs are unplanned — No reshoots. Experience the cruise with natural light through a photographer's lens! This is a comprehensive photo and video essay.

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Special Feature

Dancing Water Fountain

Water dancing with light and water — Soft Green #8
  1. Water dancing with light and water — Soft Green
  2. Dancing water fountain at night - Position 1
  3. Dancing water fountain at night - Position 2
  4. Dancing water fountain at night - Abstract


Smartphone and Instagram:


  • Sunset from Celebrity Silhouette's stern — Watching the wake [ View, 10 sec]
  • San Juan — Downtown Old Town at night from the cruise ship docked at Pier 4 [ View, 12 sec]
  • Watch the sunset as the cruise ship rocks in the Atlantic Ocean [ View, 11 sec]

Day 1

Sunday, April 13

Boarded at 1 P.M. — Left at 4:30 P.M.

Celebrity Silhouette's outdoor pool

  1. Docked at Port Everglades
  2. Leaving Port Everglades
  3. At Sea
  4. Silhouette's perspective at sunset
  5. Silhouette's perspective at night

Day 2

Monday, April 14

At Sea

Morning clouds reflecting on Celebrity Silhouette's glass panels

  1. Sunrise from room balcony
  2. Sunrise from the deck
  3. Sunrise reaching for the west
  4. Morning about the Silhouette
  5. Afternoon Clouds
  6. Rest and Relaxation
  7. Sunset
  8. Dusk
  9. Deck 5 life rafts at night

Day 3

Tuesday, April 15

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Approaching del Morro and entering San Juan Bay with storm on the horizon. View from Celebrity's Silhouette.

From Calle Tetuan, take the narrow curved street, Calle Recinto Sur, along city wall for vista views of San Juan Bay

  1. Sunrise at sea from Celebrity Silhouette
  2. Rainbow at sea from Celebrity Silhouette
  3. Morning at sea from Celebrity Silhouette
  4. Entering San Juan Bay via Bar Channel
  5. Celebrity Silhouette turning into San Juan's Pier 4
  6. Explorer of the Seas leaving Pier 4
  7. Silhouette docked at Pier 4 — Daytime from Paseo Concepcion de Garcia
  8. Walking Tour Old San Juan
  9. Walking Tour Old San Juan - Paseo de la Princesa
  10. Walking Tour Old San Juan - Sunset from San Juan Gate of San Juan Bay and Del Morro
  11. Walking Tour of Old San Juan - The Raíces Fountain and Paseo de la Princesa at Night
  12. Celebrity Silhouette at night from Paseo Concepcion de Garcia
  13. Old Town San Juan at night from Celebrity Silhouette at Pier 4
  14. Night views leaving San Juan, Puerto Rico

Day 4

Wednesday, April 16

Basseterre, St. Kitts

Cockleshell Bay and Nevis Peak, St Kitts

  1. Sunrise approach from the Caribbean
  2. Docking at Basseterre
  3. Port Zante
  4. Ship Wreck Beach Bar and Grill, South Friar's Bay
  5. Overlooking the peninsula
  6. 'The Strip' on South Frigate Bay
  7. Cockleshell Bay
  8. Lion Rock Bar
  9. Downtown
  10. Glass Beach
  11. Caribelle Batik
  12. Island Tour
  13. Return to port at Basseterre
  14. Leaving Basseterre at sunset
  15. Sunset at sea
  16. Night at sea
  17. Dancing water fountain — Daytime

Day 5

Thursday, April 17

Phillipsburg, St. Maarten

Jet skis are popular at Great Bay Beach in Philipsburg, St. Maarten

  1. Morning at sea
  2. Approaching Sint Maarten
  3. Docking at Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Pier in Philipsburg
  4. Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Pier at Philipsburg
  5. Water Taxi from cruise pier to downtown
  6. Great Bay Beach at Philipsburg
  7. Downtown Philipsburg
  8. Water activity and views at Great Bay Beach
  9. Boats moored in Great Bay
  10. Regatta sailing
  11. Activity on Cruise Pier
  12. Malta flag on the stern flag pole
  13. Freighter being loaded at cargo facility
  14. Just before sunset from room balcony
  15. Allure of the Seas ahead of us
  16. Sunset at sea
  17. Night on ship while at sea

Day 6

Friday, April 18

At Sea
Colorful Solarium roof at night — Earth Tones
  1. Sunrise at sea
  2. Morning rainbow at sea
  3. Afternoon at sea exploring the aft
  4. Reflections of the cruise ship's bow
  5. Sunset begins at sea
  6. Sunset's orb at sea
  7. Smokestack at night
  8. Lawn Club at night
  9. Colorful Solarium roof at night

Day 7

Saturday, April 19

At Sea
The Sunset Bar at sunrise
  1. Morning at sea about the aft
  2. Sunrise at sea
  3. Cruise ships sailing along side us
  4. Sunset at Sea

Day 8

Sunday, April 20

Dock 7. A.M.
Just before sunrise, Coast Guard boat is patrolling Port Everglades' North Port area — the Royal Princess
  1. Sunrise on the cruise ships in Port Everglades
  2. Independence of the Seas at Port Everglades — Views of Miami and Hollywood Harbor
  3. Clouds and sunrise off Port Everglades
  4. Morning Port Everglades Royal Princess
  5. About Port Everglades
  6. Atrium on Celebrity Silhuoette

Cruise Ship Photo Narrative and Video


Cruise ships – Port of Tampa, Florida

Cruise Ships in Port

Cruise ships going under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge

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