He planned the entire trip down to the convertible he rented for tooling around the island on dry days or in the dry areas. If it's raining on one part of the island you can always drive to another and find the sun shining.
I have loads of photos and I will post them over this next week or two as I am just barely starting to cull through them and we took soooo many pics of waterfalls, the ocean, the scenery, and the main reason Fred timed our trip for this time of year...the whales!!!
Before we left I came down with the 14 day respiratory virus that many of your suffered through yourselves and then it was followed a week after recovery by a good case of shingles. Lovely! So when we were barely a week from leaving and I came down with a painful case of shingles I was getting nervous that we would even get to go. Thanks to good diagnosis work by Fred and my friend Marti (long distance via a phone conversation) we were able to get on the anti viral drug early enough that I recovered fairly quickly and we were on our way on Saturday February 26th early in the morning!
I owe a huge thank you to the many sweet friends that prepared meals for us that week before we left as it left me free to focus on packing, which if any of you know me, I hate that part of traveling! Thanks also to our friend Karen for the ride to the airport at the ungodly hour of 6 a.m.on a Saturday and also to our daughter-in-law Missy and grandson, Teddy, for the ride home upon our return on this past Monday morning.