Category Archives: June

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

June 29, 2019 I didn’t have my phone with me when we watched Aleks complete her half marathon in the gym. Here are some pictures that Mary Anne sent me of her finish. Last evening was the second of two … Continue reading

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At Sea Crossing the Atlantic

June 27, 2019 Today is day 3 of our Atlantic crossing.  We have a lot of end of cruise activities happening and will have even more before we disembark in New York a week from tomorrow.  I know, it is … Continue reading

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Cobh/Cork, Ireland

June 24, 2019 Last time we were in Cobh, we went to the Titanic Museum. Cobh was the last port of call for the Titanic before it sailed into the Atlantic.  We did the whole Titanic experience last , from … Continue reading

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Dublin, Ireland

June 23, 2019 Well, readers, I found out how fast things will post when I didn’t add the pictures yet!  Apologies for the Liverpool notification, I quickly deleted it and then added the photos. I am catching up on three … Continue reading

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Belfast, Northern Ireland

June 22, 2019 Here we are in the furthest northern spot that we have been all this trip!  It stays light here until almost 11 PM. Our tour to the Giants Causeway isn’t leaving until 1:15 PM today so we … Continue reading

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Liverpool, UK

June 21, 2019 Welcome to the summer solstice.  Here in this area of the world, the sun comes up at 4:43 and sets at 9:44!  So at 10 PM it is still pretty light out. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Southampton, UK

June 19, 2019 Yesterday we were at sea and we had a cooking demonstration by 2 guest chefs – a Paul Bocuse chef, Francesco Santini  (on the right in the picture) and the corporate executive chef at Oceania, Franck Garanger.  … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, France, Day 2

June 17, 2019 It was another beautiful day in Bordeaux.  We went out for an early walk and stopped in at another church.  We were the only people there! Again, it was beautiful inside.  Most of the churches here seem … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, France

June 16, 2019 Last night there was a birthday party for our Around the World ambassador, Steve.  It was a lot of fun and yes, there was a monkey cake.  A bit risqué too. Or perhaps just a misplaced banana. … Continue reading

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Bilbao, Spain

June 15, 2019 It was our first time to visit Bilbao which is in the north of Spain in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.  We arrived just before 10 AM and the harbor and the view of the … Continue reading

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