Category Archives: March

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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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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