Category Archives: April

Santarem, Brazil

April 10, 2018 Last evening we were invited to dine with the general manager, Thierry, and the human resources manager, Ileana. We had an enjoyable dinner and as always, learned a lot about life on board for these professionals. Enjoyable … Continue reading

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Amazon River

April 9, 2018 We have had a series of lectures from Don Klein, as I mentioned before. With several more to come.  Yesterday, Norm went to the lecture and I watched it on TV later and – wow – what … Continue reading

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Fortaleza, Brazil

April 7, 2018 We had three sea days to travel from Rio to Fortaleza. Our original itinerary was to stop in Recife, but that got changed to Fortaleza.  We did find out that the reason had to do with a … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What a fabulous 3 days we had in Rio.  It is actually hard to decide which photos to post – the city is absolutely beautiful. Sunday, April 1, 2018 Well, to get started, on Easter Sunday we were told that … Continue reading

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Mumbai, April 27 and 28, 2017

Before our last world cruise, we never thought we wanted to go to India, but then we had an incredible experience and were looking forward to returning this time.  Now that we have visited Cochin, Mangalore and Goa on this … Continue reading

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Goa, India

April 26, 2017 As I wrote before, on our last visit to India, we missed Goa because we spent several days at the Taj Mahal.  This time, we did a half day tour called highlights of Goa. We were met … Continue reading

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Mangalore, India

April 25, 2017 Mangalore was one of the most famous ports of south India. It was well known as a major source of pepper.  Today the main exports are coffee, cocoa beans and cashew nuts. We had a tour today – … Continue reading

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Cochin, India

April 24, 2017 I have a tip from the new concierge on board who also does a blog. He says that he composes his blog in Word and then copies and pastes it into his blog. It saves the whole … Continue reading

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At Sea on the way to India

April 23, 2017 We are at sea on the third sea day before our arrival in Cochin India.  Lots of activities on board and we do enjoy these sea days.  Today I learned some things about iphone photos that I … Continue reading

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Yangon, Myanmar

April 18 – 20, 2017 We have a guest chef on board, Christian Delouvier who is French, the same nationality as our Executive Chef, Farid.  They did a cooking demonsstration of Christian’s favorite dishes – these are some that I … Continue reading

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