Category Archives: March

Buzios, Brazil

March 31, 2018 The Passover seder last night was well done!  Tom did a great job organizing and running it.  There were 104 people there, well over expectations. Quite a few weren’t Jewish but wanted to experience the seder. Here … Continue reading

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Ilha Grande, Brazil

March 30, 2018 We had a great dance party under the stars and moon last night. The ship’s entertainment team sang and we had caipirinhas which is the national drink here. This morning at breakfast, the bunnies appeared! And there … Continue reading

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Parati, Brazil

March 29, 2018 What a beautiful place!  The sun was shining this morning and it is a warm day.  We were picked up at the ship (at anchor as the port is shallow) by the schooner that took us around … Continue reading

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Santos/Sao Paulo, Brazil

March 28, 2018 We arrived in Santos Brazil at 8 AM.  We are in a shipping port and it is the largest port in Brazil.  We headed to Sao Paolo with our guide, Pedro ( on the right in the … Continue reading

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Porto Bello, Brazil

March 27, 2018 As our cruise director jokes, we are in Porto Bello, home of the mushrooms.  Not really.  Porto Bello is a quaint fishing village on the southeast coast of Brazil. The harbor is shallow so we had to … Continue reading

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At Sea

March 26, 2018 So what did we do on a day at sea? Four miles around the deck. Cooking demonstration with Raffaele Saia, our executive chef, and Sugiri Fnu the chef from the fabulous Red Ginger restaurant.  It was Asia … Continue reading

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Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

March 25, 2018 Last night we were invited to dinner with Thierry Tholon, the General Manager, and Alex Norton, the Oceania Ambassador.  We had two other couples at our table, one from Australia and one from Vienna. We had a … Continue reading

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Montevideo, Uruguay

March 23 and 24, 2018 Whenever the captain comes on the intercom and it is not noon – when he makes his daily update announcement, we have learned from previous cruises that it is not good news.  So when we … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

March 21 and 22, 2018 Wednesday, March 21 We checked out of our hotel, the Emporador, and had a tour of the city with Pablo. Buenos Aires has a population of 3.5 million and it is a study in contrasts.  … Continue reading

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A couple more from Iguazu and tango show

My readers know I love photographing children from their native countries. With permission of course. Here’s a little cutie at the Falls in a raincoat that was much too big! The butterflies were all over the place and beautiful. Our … Continue reading

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