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Crusing: Day 13 – Bora Bora

Amazing! Beautiful! Spectacular! Impressive! It’s hard to put into words a description that Bora Bora deserves. Trust me, it’s better than advertised, and words and pictures can’t do this island justice. I was concerned that the hype would not be held up in reality, but it was and then some. The water surrounding the island […]

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Cruising: Days 11 & 12 – At Sea

Yesterday got off to a late start. Too late. I’ve mentioned how dark the cabins can be, and yesterday morning it kept us sound asleep until nearly 11:00am. By the time we made it out onto the deck most of the people onboard we’re getting back in line for the lunch buffet. We didn’t miss […]

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Cruising: Day 10 – Christmas Island

Today was another day at sea, with a twist. As mentioned before, our stop on Christmas Island was canceled for safety reasons. The locals were asked to do some maintenance to the approach area the tenders would need to use, and they were unable to comply. Apparently, during a previous cruise visit to the island, […]

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Cruising: Days 8 & 9 – At Sea

Internet access has been spotty at best the last couple of days. We’ve had some pretty lazy days so there hasn’t been much to write about anyway. We’ve taken advantage of the sea days to sleep in a bit and spend some time relaxing out on the deck. Today was a bit rainy so we […]

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Cruising: Day 7 – Kona, Hawaii

We had a fun day in Kona despite a mid-day circus act. We started out with a tour that took us out to a seahorse farm. I know, it sounds a bit silly, but it actually is a farm for seahorses. The couple that runs the place started the business about 10 years ago as […]

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