Category Archives: January

At sea on the way to Nuka Hiva

January 31,2017 It’s the third of 5 sea days and the seas have been rough. Today is a bit calmer but it is really amazing to watch the waiters balancing trays with many plates as they move from side to … Continue reading

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Almost Nawiliwili, Kauai

January 29, 2017 As I probably mentioned before, we booked a private tour with fellow passengers on Cruise Critic several months ago.  It was a photography tour, not that you had to be a photographer, but the plan was to … Continue reading

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Honolulu, Hawaii

January 28, 2017 First, let me post a picture from our event yesterday of Tricia Blake, our around the world hostess and me.  And yes, we had a few drinks! Today we returned to the Pearl Harbor memorial.  We had … Continue reading

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Hilo, Hawaii

January 27, 2017 Well, before I get to the  day in Hilo, I must tell you about my fame (not in a good way) in the casino last night.  As I have mentioned, I like to play blackjack.  I am … Continue reading

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Still at sea on the way to Hilo, Hawaii

January 26, 2017 At last, we arrive in Hilo tomorrow!. The past two days at sea have brought 80 degree weather and much calmer seas. This is especially good for the people who depart the first segment in Honolulu on … Continue reading

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At sea on the way to Hilo, Hawaii

January 23, 2017 We are on the second day of 5 sea days on our way to Hawaii.  Sea days are always full of activities from golf putting to Baggo  bean to classes of every kind. There are two different … Continue reading

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At sea, again partially unexpectedly 

January 20, 2017 We are at sea today  and we also had a sea day on Wednesday.  Yesterday (Thursday) we were supposed to be at Cabo San Lucas but when the captain makes an announcement at close to 6 PM … Continue reading

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Acapulco, Mexico

January 17, 2017 We have been to Acapulco several times so we opted not to do an excursion here.  I had an online exam to take in the morning and was quite concerned that the internet would not hold up … Continue reading

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At sea.  Some random musings

January 16, 2017 We are on our way to Acapulco, Mexico and have a day at sea today.  We enjoy these sea days and sometimes have too many things that we want to do.  Today, after breakfast, I did my … Continue reading

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Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

January 15, 2017 This is Guatemala’s largest Pacific Ocean port. It seems very small compared to others we have visited, but it is the gateway to some truly beautiful sightseeing. Guatemala is about the size of Ohio. The name means … Continue reading

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