Category Archives: At Sea

Cruising the Red Sea–The “Whine” Cellar

May 20, 2019 Yesterday I came in second again in the blackjack tournament.  Today I made the finals but did not win. Jose often repeats John’s joke from the last segment.  “What do you call it when Pat is losing … Continue reading

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Cruising the Red Sea

May 19, 2019 We moved out of the Gulf of Aden and into the Red Sea and our extra Navy Seal security force has now departed the ship and the pirate precautions are over. Here are some pictures of the … Continue reading

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Cruising the Arabian Sea

May 11, 2019 Yesterday was the first of two sea days between leaving Mumbai, India and our arrival to the first of 3 ports in the United Arab Emirates, Fujairah. Our cruise director, Ray, had been getting us excited about … 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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Boracay Island??

March 21, 2019 Is this Boracay Island?  We cannot be sure. It has been named one of the best island beaches in the world and has been closed to the public while they did clean up – we were so … Continue reading

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Boracay Island??

March 21, 2019 Is this Boracay Island?  We cannot be sure. It has been named one of the best island beaches in the world and has been closed to the public while they did clean up – we were so … Continue reading

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At Sea

March 2, 2019 Last night we had the guest – crew talent show. The theater was packed and it was a really fun night.  Among the guests there was a magician, a couple of singers, a trumpet player, a harmonica … Continue reading

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At Sea in the South Pacific

February 24, 2019 We had 2 sea days before we arrive in New Zealand.  The seas have been just a little choppy but really it is pretty smooth sailing right now. There is a cyclone in the Australia area but … Continue reading

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Does anyone really know what time it is?

February 19-21, 2019 Does anyone on Insignia really care? OK, so we crossed the international date line and here are our instructions in the daily Currents newsletter: So, now we are somewhere in the South Pacific en route to Figi … Continue reading

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At Sea in the South Pacific

February 17 and 18, 2019 Yesterday we had the beautiful brunch that the chefs prepare several times during the 6 month voyage.  Today was the first and as always, it was wonderful – both in taste and in appearance.  You … Continue reading

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