Category Archives: April

Paro and Thimphu, Bhutan

April 16, 2019 We left the Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu this morning after an early breakfast.  Here’s the view from our room. The red and yellow building is a monastery. We were traveling business class to Paro Bhutan and so … Continue reading

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Kathmandu, Nepal

April 15, 2019 It is our last day in Nepal, hard to believe it went so fast, and we had so many experiences. Today, Sagar and Zyanu picked us up just before 9 for our day.  As usual, Sagar was … Continue reading

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Nagarkot-Kathmandu, Nepal

April 14, 2019 After our NY eve dinner at the Mystic Mountain hotel, we had the NY day brunch before Sagar and Zyanu picked us up for the day.   Here is the menu for the dinner last night. The lobby … Continue reading

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Kathmandu-Nagarkot, Nepal

April 13, 2019 I have to say that I never get tired of noodles for breakfast! After breakfast, Sagar and our intrepid driver Zyanu picked us up at the Hyatt.  We checked out as we are going to Nagarkot for … Continue reading

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Kathmandu, Nepal

April 12, 2019 We left the ship in Shanghai yesterday morning at 4:30 AM and the port agent was there to escort us off the ship and to the waiting taxi.  The ship was leaving at 6 AM. Our flight … Continue reading

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Shanghai, China

April 10, 2011 We were scheduled to arrive at 5 PM yesterday in Shanghai.  Well, at 10 AM the captain came on the intercom to tell us that the port in Shanghai was closed due to dense fog.  No surprise, … Continue reading

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Tianjin/Beijing, China

April 7, 2019 Here is our arrival into the port of Tianjin which is the port you go to for Beijing. It is a huge container port. Our morning started with a compulsory immigration face to face inspection.  Because we … Continue reading

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Cruising the Yellow Sea

April 6, 2019 I typically do not do a blog post while at sea unless something special is going on.  Well, today was something special. Each segment, there is a special ATW gathering.  Victor, our general manager, reminded us that … Continue reading

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Sasebo, Japan

Well, here we are in our last Japanese port.  Sasebo is the second largest city in the Nagasaki prefecture, Nagasaki is the largest. Although it was spared an atomic bomb, Sasebo was one of the original 17 possible targets and … Continue reading

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Sasebo, Japan

Well, here we are in our last Japanese port.  Sasebo is the second largest city in the Nagasaki prefecture, Nagasaki is the largest. Although it was spared an atomic bomb, Sasebo was one of the original 17 possible targets and … Continue reading

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