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THE CRUISING LIFE – FOURTEENTH CRUISE

Our next cruise was a little 3-night trip out of Port Canaveral on Royal Caribbeans Majesty of the Seas. This itinerary was a stop in Nassau and then a day at Royals private island Coco […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – THIRTEENTH CRUISE – KEY WEST

Leaving Costa Maya we headed back to Miami. Most passengers disembarked but we stayed onboard for another round. Leaving that afternoon we set sail for Key West, Florida. When I was in the Navy i […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TWELTH CRUISE – EMPRESS & COZUMEL

Cruise #12 was a Western Caribbean cruise out of Miami onboard the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas. At that time the Empress OTS was the oldest and smallest ship in Royal’s fleet. She entered […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – PALMA

Leaving Malaga we spent the next day at sea. Beautiful weather and smooth sailing! Lots of onboard activities to enjoy or plenty of time just to chill out. We were headed for Palma! I had […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – CADIZ (SEVILLE)

Saying “farewell” to Sven and Sol, we got back onboard Freedom of the Seas and got underway, along the coast and made portcall the next morning in Cádiz, Spain. Cádiz is an ancient port city […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – LISBON

After 8 days at sea we made a port call in Lisbon, Portugal, this morning. We were excited; both to see someplace new and to meet up with Sven and Sol, our Swedish friends I […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – FREEDOM OTS

Sometime in late 2015 or early 2016, we began planning what would become an epic adventure for 2017, epic proportions for us anyway. We had been looking at river cruises. Specifically Viking River cruises. And […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SEVENTH CRUISE – AUCKLAND

Leaving the Bay Islands we next stopped in Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland is New Zealand’s most populous city and is a multi-cultural hub of food, music, arts and culture. Also known as Tāmaki Makaurau,  Auckland sprawls over volcanic hills and […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ANTIGUA

The next and last stop before heading to homeport of Ft Lauderdale was Antigua. Now if you have been following along you know that we visited Antigua on the first “leg” of this Back-to-Back cruise. […]

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