Descriptive Essay On Celebrity Cruise

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Celebrity Cruises are known for its Celebrity Distinction which is, “Extraordinary destinations. Culinary excellence. Intuitive service. Luxurious accommodations. And stunning design.” I was able to experience their cruises with my mom during the week of August 20 and it lives up to their word. Our cruise visited three ports of calls: San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.; and St. Maarten, all of which are in the eastern Caribbean. Even though these places are so close to each other, their customs and culture vary dramatically which we got to experience. In San Juan, we embarked on a city tour to explore the two different sides of San Juan: Old San Juan and New San Juan. We learned about the early history of the area through a visit to Castillo de San Cristóbal, the largest Spanish fort in the New World. Its towering site over the city made it the ideal place for protecting the area and today, for panoramic views of the city and the coast. The other destinations on our tour were short stops that allowed us a glimpse at notable places in the city. While the tour was interesting, much of the tour stops seemed like fillers. St. Thomas is famous for its snorkeling and its beaches. We joined a tour that took us out to two spots: Buck Island and Honeymoon Beach. Buck Island is a protected area is home to diverse aquatic ecosystems which attracts many visitors to the area. We visited a section filled with countless Green turtles and the occasional stingray. The

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