Monday, May 23, 2016
Novel adventures are waiting if you book a ticket to go on a sailboat charter in the San Juan Islands. Before you set off on your adventure at sea, it is best to know what to expect and make preparations. That way, you can make the most of your trip and have many memorable moments to share with your friends and family.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Traditional funeral ceremonies can be expensive, reaching up to tens of thousands of dollars. Instead of spending a fortune, you can honor your loved ones by having a burial at sea. This unique ceremony can be a memorable way for the family to pay their respects.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Remembering a departed loved one in a unique way is possible with a burial at sea ceremony. In some cultures this involves laying a physical body to rest in the ocean, which is considered as a peaceful and sacred way to honor someone’s life. Throughout history, it has been a tradition for some groups to bury people at sea, especially those individuals who have served in the Navy.
Monday, May 16, 2016
If your family member has passed away, you may want to give them a sea burial. These proceedings let you honor your loved one uniquely. If this is a ceremony that you are considering, you can carry it out the right way by getting help from a charter.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Whale Watching: An Activity That You Cannot Pass Up
Just like any activity that one can take during a holiday trip, those planning to go whale watching have to make the necessary preparations to make their trip worthwhile. Here are some ways to make sure that you get the most out of it:
Saturday, May 14, 2016
The Nuances of Sea Burial
No doubt the first thing that might come to mind when sea burial is mentioned, is the scattering of ashes across a large body of water. In truth, however, burial at sea can be done in a number of different ways. For one, you do not necessarily have to be cremated in order for sea burial to take place. In some cases, the burial at sea ceremony may even involve the casket, depending on the inclusions being provided by the service provider. There are also cases where the body of the relative who has passed away is lain on a sailcloth. This is typically the case if the person who passed away did some time in the Navy.
Friday, May 13, 2016
The San Juan County is a relatively small area with only around 16,000 residents. But, there is nothing small about the scenic rural beauty it offers. It is far removed from commercialized lifestyle of the mainland. In the maritime setting of the San Juan Islands, you will enjoy a laid back lifestyle but, of course, you need to dress accordingly. For locals, that always means dressing with layers in mind.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
It is not every day that you get to cruise, so being seasick is the last thing that you would want to experience. Seasickness has a knack for ruining the whole experience, after all. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to avoid or at least prepare yourself for it. To this end, understanding seasickness during cruises can be helpful.
One of the best ideas for a family getaway is to go on a San Juan Islands cruise. There is a certain vibe that makes the sea alluring, and it is an ideal place to spend your long-awaited vacation. A perfect view of the sea plus the feeling of being far removed from the daily city noise makes for an unforgettable trip. Activities for Every Age Cruising is an activity that can be enjoyed by anyone of any age. Children and teenagers can become engaged by the variety of wildlife native to the San Juan islands. They may especially enjoy sailing on a vessel with a vintage feel as they traverse the same sea where orcas, otters, seal, and porpoise live. There is an abundance of sea life and aquatic birds to see. Curious minds will certainly take pleasure in the insights offered by an on-board naturalist.