The only horrible experience we have ever encountered was coral reef poisoning in Cozumel. Now, that was nasty. Bugs or insects, never.
Perhaps coral reef poisoning affected A'ndrea's health. The use of cyanide etc to kill reef fish had a bad effect on her health after snorkeling in the area. Hopefully she will read this post and give more information. If this is true I am concerned that an excursion would include a place that uses harmful chemicals to kill fish.
Finally getting back on a Dam ship, Nieuw Amsterdam Nov'11 (My Mom's 80'th B'day cruise)
Navigator of the Seas 2010
Serenade of the Seas 2009, 2011
Originally posted by drlivingston:
lol fivepoints... I have never had a problem with either of them. I am more worried about critters in the water than on the sand. (blasted sea urchins!)
Where do these alleged urchins hang out with regard to their proximity to us tourists??? Are they like crabs, lurking in the sand at high tide? Or does one have to seek them out in deeper waters???
I know in sept when in dominican I was bit by something on the foot , and my foot swelled up and hurt. when I got home I took benilyn for allergies and it went away. so if you are worried take some benilyn with you just in case you get bit.