Category Archives: March

Puerto Princesa, Philippines

March 20, 2019 Well, before we arrived here, we crossed the equator again, this time heading north of it.  One of the friends we met on the cruise was telling us that he talked to his grandchildren about it and … Continue reading

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Bali, Indonesia

March 16 and 17, 2019 I have so much to post about Bali!  It is our second visit here and two years ago, we hired a local guide to take us around. We had a fabulous time and became Facebook … Continue reading

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Komodo, Indonesia

March 15, 2019 “Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup”. Well, we have left Australia and are now in our first port in Indonesia – Komodo. Here are some pictures … Continue reading

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Darwin, Australia

March 13, 2019 Yesterday, we were invited to a party at 11:15 AM for the ATW guests in the Insignia lounge.  It was an Asian theme and wow, did they do it up right.  Many types of Asian delicacies, including … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef video (sorry, didn’t load) and a couple of other items!

Well, the video did not load, apologies and will do it from  shore if I can. On the trip, we also learned from the marine biologist why the sea cucumber is so valued- they call it the “vacuum cleaner” of … Continue reading

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Cairns, Australia

March 9, 2019 We had a special event in the lounge yesterday.  Our artist in residence, Graham Denison, did a 2 hour demonstration of this painting.  He designed a mountain and waterfall scene and did the entire painting on a … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Australia

March 6, 2019 So, there are customs regulations that prohibit the casino from opening while at sea around Australia, so we hear it will be closed for 4 days (started with the day at sea on yesterday.)  It is always … Continue reading

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Sydney sunset pictures

Pictures courtesy of Lonnie Koeltzow. Beautiful sunset overlooking Sydney skyline as we left there on March 4.

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Sydney, Australia

March 3 – 4, 2019 As I mentioned in a previous post, we had a medical emergency on board and sailed into Sydney on Sunday afternoon, March 3 instead of the morning of March 4.  And what a sail in … 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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