Category Archives: Cruises

Cuba Cruise

Having lived most of our lives in Miami, we were very interested in visiting Cuba when the isolated nation began to open up.  Many of our friends visited and told us to “get there as soon as you can”.  We … Continue reading

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2018 Year End Wrap

2018 was a year of new destinations, big changes, milestones and old haunts. We began the year in Florida and upgraded our motorhome to a beautiful 2014 Holiday Rambler Ambassador.  37 feet long with 3 big slides, king size air … Continue reading

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Another Epic Transoceanic Cruise/Tour

Are we crazy?  Immediately after our Transpacific cruise last Fall we finalized plans for another big cruise acrosss the Atlantic. This trip was a great bargain and included stops in the Caribbean before crossing to the Canary Islands, Spain, France, … Continue reading

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New Zealand

Our cruise adventure on Celebrity Solstice continued to New Zealand.  Heading south and east from Melbourne we entered the area of the Pacific Ocean known as the Roaring Forties.  This area is known for near constant high winds, rough seas … Continue reading

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Cruising Australia

By definition cruising provides a sampler of multiple destinations.  Our time in Australia was a real sampler.  The cruise on Explorer of the Seas ended in Sydney and our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice started a day later.  Fortunately our … Continue reading

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South Seas Adventure

Our cruise from Seattle to Sydney started with 6 days at sea.  The first day or 2 we had rough seas courtesy of a cold front sweeping into the Pacific Northwest.  Things settled down as we cruised to Hawaii.  The … Continue reading

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Big Cruise Adventure

We are back stateside after a great Transpacific Cruise adventure.  We traveled on 2 different cruise ships across the Pacific to Australia and New Zealand.  The trip was five weeks plus start to finish.   We sailed from Seattle on Royal … Continue reading

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Seattle Cruise

As former vendors to Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines we have always loved traveling by ship. Going into 2016 we had travel points on RCCL that we had to use or lose.  We had enough for a 4 or 5 night … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Part 4, Kuaui

The last stop on our 4 island cruise was Kuaui, the garden island.   The first thing we wanted to see was Waimea Canyon.  It is called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.  The drive took us up to 4000 … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Part 3, The Big Island, Hilo and Kona

Day 3 of our cruise on the Pride of America was at Hilo on the eastern side of the big island, Hawaii.  Hawaii is THE volcano island with 6 volcanoes and a 7th just offshore.  Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea … Continue reading

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