Category Archives: February

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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Pago Pago, American Samoa

February 19, 2019 Pago Pago is pronounced Pango Pango and it is absolutely lush and beautiful.  The town is at the western end of an L- shaped bay and surrounded by beautiful mountains.  Here are a couple of pictures taken … 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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Rangiroa, Tuamotou Islands, French Polynesia

February 14, 2019 Last night we had another terrific fish dinner that was grilled on the outside deck at the Terrace Café.  Mario was out getting fresh tuna (which he said you can tell it is good quality by checking … Continue reading

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Nuku Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia

February 12, 2019 Yesterday I had the second cocktail school with Sebastien.  We made the Insignia Colada, the Ker Hawaii and the Mark Sebastien Old Fashioned.  I wrote all over the recipes so I won’t picture them here but here … Continue reading

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At Sea and Charlie’s birthday!

February 9, 2019 We are in our second of 4 days at sea on the way to Nuku Hiva, the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Today we had two unique events plus an 80th birthday party for … Continue reading

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Hilo, Hawaii

February 7, 2019 Here is the clock tower and the lights on the hills as we left the Honolulu harbor on Wednesday. We heard that our executive chef, Mario, had bought some fresh fish in the Honolulu markets so we … Continue reading

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Honolulu, Hawaii

February 6, 2019 Heading out of the Nawiliwili harbor last night. Forgot to mention that the chief export of Kauai is…. wait for it… bottled water! And that the Wailua Falls are known as the shrimp falls. Kids used to … Continue reading

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Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii

February 5, 2019 We were so excited when the pilot boarded the ship this morning so we knew we were going in to Kauai.  This is not a tender port as we thought and the day was not too windy … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday on the high seas

February 3, 2019 Last night was a performance of Gatsby by the entertainment team – we also saw it on the first leg, but most of this team is leaving us in Sydney, so it is their last performance of … Continue reading

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