Heaven On Earth – Grand Bahamas!

After quitting my job I went for a vacation, it was not planned that I would leave my job and go for vacation, in fact this was scheduled last year, but its a coincidence it was happening at the perfect time! This was my first time in a cruise and in Bahamas. I was not sure what to expect, I heard its going to be a great experience but wasn’t sure how much. And, as you can guess, there is no surprise that, I had one of the most amazing time of life. Those 3 days went like a snap of a finger! I was mesmerized by the beauty! Sometimes, looking at the ocean and the sky in front of me while sipping the coconut drink, I almost felt it can’t be true, this amazing moment can’t happening in real, specially not in this messy earth πŸ˜›

So, here is how everything went in short summary, we started our cruise from West Palm Beach, Florida at 6PM, the cabin we had was a ocean view cabin (not too fancy), but you could see the sea while sleeping πŸ™‚ There were unlimited food in the cruise with all different kind of snacks! They even had a midnight buffet! To my surprise, food was great!!! I wasn’t expecting that much from the cruise, specially didn’t expect simple appetizer could be so tasty and yummy!!! The cruise had different shows, like playing Bingo, magic shows, comedy shows, aerobatic shows etc. They had a casino which off course was my place after 11pm, and Roulette is the only thing I can play πŸ˜‰ As a whole, the cruise was like another world where you have food, movies, shows, drinks, clubbing and a room to sleep πŸ™‚

After the fun night at the cruise, next morning around 9AM, we reached The Bahamas (Freeport), a bus took us to Grand Lucaya Resort and when we reached there I couldn’t speak for a while, what I was experiencing was heavenly beautiful nature!!! The ocean in front of the resort, so peaceful, so blue….so serene..I really can’t express this beauty in words, and unfortunately I also didn’t have a good camera to capture even a small part of what it seems!

Well, the checking in took a while and then in the evening we went to enjoy Bonfire. The first Bonfire of my life, under the sky, just in front of the ocean, and guess what? Full Moon!! What else you can expect to have if you were in heaven, it was heavenly for me…..then the organizers of Bonfire had some shows, like fire shows, couple competitions, music, dance etc.

Next day we went to attend the Dolphin Show! They are one wonderful creature! So cute! Had so much watching them playing different tricks and moves, touching them and kissed by the dolphins πŸ™‚

Then we came back to enjoy the beach finally, unfortunately I don’t know how to swim but I was able to go to the water till my shoulder and loved it. I was jumping and lying in the water as long as I could, the temperature was so perfect!

There was a small market across the street from resort, so I bought some show pieces with Bahamas icon in it πŸ™‚ The food there was good as well.

At night we watched movie lying down around the pool, the roaring ocean on the left and the full moon on right….I wish that moment never ended!! But it did, we came back next day. I wanted it to last forever, I was sad thinking why I never went to such place ever before, but I was also very happy to find out at least I did this time…it has been a great experience! Even though the moments did not last forever, I brought back those memories, everytime, now, when I think of the ocean, I smile, I cherish every second I had there!

I wish and hope, from now on I plan most of my vacation somewhere like this – where I can experience heaven on this earth πŸ™‚

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Flipped The Coin of Life!!!

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Collected From Here

Finally, I flipped the coin of my life!

Everything was going smooth, at least that’s what it seemed from outside, but from inside, I was devastated, too much pressure at work, too many personal responsibilities, everything was messed up, everyday I used to wake up lost, had no clue where am I and what the hell I am doing with this life, I was loosing myself. I tried my best, but then I realized, I had to take the decision! Either one of the best or one of the most stupidest one – but I had to do it, and I did – I quit my job. My very well paid and very respectable job, I just quit, without any plan so far ahead of me I just did it. It was a weird feeling: free, sad, nervous, restless, peaceful – all at the same time!!
I am not sure whether I was more sad or more peaceful, but I do know for sure, I loved myself for doing that, it made me realize that I still have that spark left in me – am not scared!!

The rules of society and life threaten us in every decision we make, we are scared to do things which we feel will not go with the flow of society or comfort. I denied to live in that fear and did what I felt right for me! May be, it will not end up as nicely as I want it to, but I don’t think I will ever regret doing this, because I know myself, and I know how much I believe in respecting my own will πŸ™‚

So, cheers to my bold decision and (hopefully) to a promising future ahead πŸ™‚

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain