2012 River Cruise Pictures

  • Flying over Branson! Thanks Branson Airport!

  • Beach in Galveston, TX

  • Rachael making sand 'art' on a Galveston beach

  • River listener, Kelsey, aboard the River Come Sail Away cruise!

  • River listeners!

  • Dancing on the deck!

  • River listeners doing the YMCA on the boat deck!

  • River listeners at the Captain's dinner

  • River listeners at the Captain's dinner. River Cruise Director, Dena, in back on right.

  • River listeners at the Captain's Dinner

  • River listeners at the Captain's dinner...mmmm lobster tail

  • Winners for the cruise: Carrie Henry and hubby

  • Cruise cabin

  • Towel animal to great cruisers each night

  • Another towel animal

  • More dancing on deck - line dancing: the wobble, cupid shuffle, electric slide, cha cha slide...we learned 'em all : )

  • Rachael trying to feel tall by going to the highest point on the boat : )

  • The River's Rachael with buddy and River listener, Kelsey

  • View of ceiling from inside the fancy glass elevator

  • View from inside fancy glass elevator of floor levels

  • Cruisers waving bye to people on port in Galveston

  • THE best desert on the PLANET! Chocolate melting cake with side of icecream...this is coming from someone who's not a chocolate fan too...this was AMAZING!

  • Cool cover band playing just outside the casino in the World's Bar on the boat!

  • Look a live salsa band in one of the clubs on the boat! One of my favorite places on board, they taught salsa dancing too - coulda lived in the bar all day : ) ~Rachael

  • DJ mixing up a 'Variety' music hour on board...his job would have been easier just streaming the River : )

  • The pretty glass elevators

  • It's bar stools with globes build in! I want one, except their bolted down to the floor...don't ask how I know... ~ Rachael

  • Cool coffee/pastry shop on board...drool...

  • No this photo has not been altered in any way and there's no die in the water - it's really THAT beautiful!

  • A track for those of us who couldn't resist the chocolate melting cake the night before : )

  • DJ mixing up on deck

  • Ice sculpture!

  • Good morning Progreso, Mexico! First port day!

  • The terminal in Progreso

  • Listener, Kelsey, petting a very large kitten!

  • Approaching the beach in Progreso

  • Man with flying toy thingy for sale on the beach

  • piles and piles of shells in Progreso

  • Yes, more sand 'art' ...this time in Progreso : )

  • The very LOOOONG bridge from the port to the terminal

  • A couple getting serenaded on the beach!

  • Kids getting tattoo'd on the beach! Temporary of course : )

  • See the massive speakers on the car? They were broadcasting a local radio station...maybe we could attach speakers like this to the River bug too and blast up and down the streets of Springfield? : )

  • Market in Progreso

  • Movies at night on the deck!

  • 2nd port day: here we come Cozumel!!

  • Terminal in Cozumel

  • Resort in Cozumel

  • Tiny lizard in Cozumel

  • Beach at Cozumel

  • might sound odd...a 'pretty' crab in Cozumel

  • Yes, something this beautiful does exist on earth!

  • Tiny fishy blending into the sand

  • HUGE snail size of your fist in one of the pools along the beach in Cozumel

  • Pretty corals in one of the pools along the beach in Cozumel

  • watch your toes!

  • A plethora of sea urchins in one of the pools along the beach in Cozumel

  • Mariachi band playing at the entrance of the terminal

  • Goodbye Cozumel : (

  • Whoops, my seashell is still alive!!

  • River listeners, Steve and Theresa

  • Cruise director, Dena, joining the conga line - good times!!

  • With our FANTASTIC waitor

  • My attempt at a towel animal...had to step it up a bit with the shades : ) ~Rachael

  • Sing along piano bar - piano man, Frank, was GREAT!

  • Listeners in the Piano bar

  • Why the roll of toilet paper? He used it for effect while singing the stadium announcer part of "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" from Meatloaf. Pretty cool!

  • Listeners headed home

  • Goodbye Texas...

  • Back home! Thanks Branson Airport for the lift : )