Ship bartender, Gerry Jimenez, serves sunset cocktails and hors d'oeuvres aboard the skiff, one of many Un-Cruise surprises, Sea of Cortés, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the travel blog YourLifeIsATrip.com and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".