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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: 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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Cruising: Day 6 – Honolulu, Oahu

As we made our way into the port in Honolulu we noticed that a US submarine was being escorted in beside us. It’s always fun seeing something different like that (unless you’re my friend Tim who makes his living on one). It looked pretty big, and I’m sure it was even larger under the water. […]

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Cruising: Day 4 – At Sea

We spent most of our day outside on the deck as the weather has started to warm up a bit. The dark clouds from the night before were gone by morning and the deck chairs were full most of the day. The average age of the passengers seems to hover around 130 (okay, a bit […]

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Cruising: Day 3 – At Sea

Today was another pretty lazy day at sea. We slept in almost as late as yesterday, but with an extra hour of sleep provided by the time change, we actually slept longer. Days at sea will do this. We attended an art auction after lunch. We’ve done this before, and have actually purchased some art […]

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