Shore Excursion Outfits

I have almost a "uniform" that I now wear for shore excursions in the Caribbean / Mexico. It starts with a bathing suit, then a t-shirty type dress with pockets. I carry a lightweight pair of shorts and maybe a t-shirt but usually wear a suit that can serve double duty as a "tank top" with the shorts. I stopped carrying underwear and a change of clothes because I NEVER wind up changing into them - instead come back to the ship sandy and sweaty and immediately shower.

I like having a bathing suit on even if the shore excursion is not beach/water related because normally after the excursion, I wind up somewhere near the water and can take a quick dip or sit in the sun.

The lightweight tote bag holds the shorts/t-shirt, water shoes, sunscreen and bottled water on the outside pouch. There is an attached "wallet" inside that holds passport, cc, and camera. Minimal small cash goes in the dress pockets. Rolled up beach towel goes in the bag on the way off the ship and that's how I roll .....

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If we are heading to a beach I'll wear my bathing suit, cover up dress, with a change of clothes in my beach bag along with sunscreen, small amount of cash in my wallet, sunglasses, hat, towel and passport. For land excursions I usually just have shorts and top along with small messenger bag type purse (wallet, passport inside), sun glasses, hat and sunscreen. Bottled water for both types of excursions and my iPhone for the camera.

Shorts, t-shirt, baseball cap, sunglasses......... if I need anything else I just buy it along the way. Oh yes, bright white socks so I don't look so white.

Have you tried those mens shorts you want to get into?

No but I wish they made something similar other than the short shorts for women like them. I wore 'hot pants" in the 70s but 40+ years later, it is not happening !!!!

Hot Pants??? You are showing your age.

If I am going near a beach, i too will wear a bathing suit. You never know.

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