Costa Rica, Panama Canal and places Carribean January 2004
Costa Rica scene -- so pretty
Malcolm at the coffee plantation
Paul and crew at the coffee plantation
Grind those coffee beans Malcolm!
Malcolm says - this coffee grinding is tough!
Paul gives coffee bean grinding a try
Our coffee tour begins
Warren tries a coffee bean off the bush
The boys walk among the coffee plants
Malcolm and Federico discuss things about plants
Paul, Malcolm and Federico learn how to roast coffee
Warren enjoys the smell of the roasting coffee
Malcolm and Paul at the coffee plantation
Lunch at the coffee plantation
Malcolm and Paul - coffee planatation
The family after the coffee plantation tour
Costa Rican rainforest - wonderful!
Malcolm takes a photo from our gondola as we ride through the rain forest
Federico and Paul discuss the flora and fauna - Costa Rican rain forrest
Federico and Paul
Look carefully -- leaf cutter ants SO COOL!
Rain forrest vista
Rain forrest scenes
Walking up to the Poas volcano
The volcano Poas
An amazing sight! Volcano crater
Warren at the volcano
Malcolm, Federico and Warren at the volcano
Paul and the volcano
See the sulfa steam coming out of the cliff side?
Malcolm and the volcano
This is the old crater at Paos Volcano -- Paul, Federico , Malcolm and Warren
Malcolm and our first driver
Stopping after the Humingbird Garden to get some snacks - note the hanging bags of cheese
Costa Rica ecopark
Hey it's San Mateo! - Costa Rica that is!
Our Yami roast chicken - as we drive to meet our cruise ship
Now this is chicken!
Warren loves that chicken on a spit
Video games in Costa Rica
Paul looks at the video game
At Yami chicken -- Federico and our driver join us.
Warren and Paul enjoy our deck
Sunset as we leave Costa Rica
The customs office in Costa Rica from our deck
Sunset leaving Costa Rica
At dawn heading outside the Panama Canal
Heading to the Canal
Panama Canal ahead!
The American Bridge - Panama
One of the escort tugs Panama Canal Zone
Early morning: Panama Canal
Warren enjoying the amazing scene
Barbi in Panamanian waters
The American Bridge -- amazing!
Going under the Amiercan Bridge
Into the canal zone
River bank scene - canal zone
Tethered to the tugs
Guide boat - canal zone
More Panama scenes
Ships in front of us heading into the canal locks
Panama country side
WOW - the locks of the Panama Canal
Ships all going in one direction in the morning because of the tide
There is our lock!
Lock scene 1
That weee row boat will tether our ship to the side -- YIKES!
See the tethers?
Where is the rowboat now?
Little locomotives pull the ships along on the tracks
Panama canal 1
There is one of the locomotives that will pull us forward through the locks
Lock scene 2
The water in our lock will rise to match the water level in the lock in front of us
Water level even now we move forward
The ships in the other side are very close to us
The lock beside us
Malcolm works out on board
Work hard Paul!
Mervyn coaches Malcolm in the use of wieghts
More weight work for Malcolm
Malcolm in the gym
Paul in the gym
Barbi and Malcolm enjoy the comforts of the ship
Paul works out on the Symphany
Our ship docked in Curacao
The boys in Curacao - very humid!
Paul on the floating bridge - -downtown behind him - Curacao
Paul on the floating bridge in Curacao in front of our ship
Paul at the synagogue in Curacao
Paul outside the shul - Curacao
Synagaogue - Curacao
In the caves in Curacao
Fire residue on the cave roof from fleeing slaves - Curacao
The boys in the Curacao cave
Amazing stalagmites - Curacao
Arriving in Antigua - beautiful!
More early morning Antigua
Malcolm and Warren get ready for the Anigua jeep safari
Barbi and Paul get ready for the jeep safari
Antigua street scene
Antigua country side
Antigua country side 2
Antigua and Captain Jack Sparrow with a sub he left behind
Antigua beach and the boys
Antigua beach fun
Antigua is beautiful
Antigua is really beautiful
Antigua jeep safari
Antigua jeep safari fun!
Antigua jeep safari punch break
Antigua jeep safari punch for Malcolm
Antigua jeep safari rest stop
Antigua jeep safari route.
Antigua jeep safari trying new fruit picked right from a roadside tree
Antigua really is the land of sea and sun
Antigua sugar mill ruin.
Our Antigua guide Garfeild
Paul loved Anitgua
Warren's birthday with our Portuguese waitress
Malcolm at dinner on Dad's birthday
Paul says Happy Birthday Dad!
A seranade for the birthday boy
Malcolm in his piano class on the ship
Malcolm in class ship board
The piano class was fun
Paul and Malcolm with the Tonys - our wonderful wait staff
Malcolm and Leo the Maitre'd in the dining room
Leo with the boys
Andrea, the photographer, with the boys
Malcolm and his friend Peri
Game boy .. as usual!
Paul is very happy all dressed up
Hmmmm what kind of dessert should I have tonight?
Boys and dessert -- what could be bad?
The happy Lazarow boys
Tony brings the baked Alaska
Malcolm, Paul and Warren head into Martinique
Walking into Martinque
Martinique and Paul - hey there's a Mickey Ds!
Martinque -- view of harbour
Martinque map and Paul.
Matinique and Malcolm.
About 6am St Bart's
Coming into St Bart's
Our ship in St Bart's harbour
St Bart's harbour
Our ship and Mr Microsoft -- Paul Allen's ship - very nice!
St Barts main street
Going snorkling in St Bart's
Paul waits to get wet - St Bart's
Malcolm gets his snorkling gear on St Bart's
Mom and her boys after the snorkling - St Bart's
Snorkling fun St Bart's