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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 – SEVENTH CRUISE – MAUI

Leaving Bora Bora we then spent the next five days at sea on our way to Lahina, Maui. I had visited Maui back in the mid-70’s while stationed on Oahu and was anxious to see […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SEVENTH CRUISE – TAHITI

Sailing away from Auckland, the next three days were sea days. Now if you have not been following along with this cruising series you might be wondering “what is a sea day” and if that […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – BACK-TO-BACK

When we left St Maarten we headed back to Ft Lauderdale. Most of the passengers would leave the ship and a whole new set of cruisers would get on. Some of us, however, would stay […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST MAARTEN

Two nations, two names. Two types of vacations, casinos, beaches and jungle. St. Martin/Sint Maarten is an exotic rum cocktail of French cuisine, Dutch tolerance and Caribbean relaxation set on a 37-square-mile island in a […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ANTIGUA

Next up on our itinerary was Antigua! We would re-visit Antigua on the second leg of this Back-to-Back cruise so we were excited to get a good “overview” of the island on this visit. Antigua […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – DOMINICA

Our next port call was to the island of Dominica which is part of the Lesser Antilles.  Dominica is the Caribbean’s best kept secret. Its towering mountains, lush green forests and winding rivers are practically begging […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST KITTS

St kitts blog St Kitts was our next stop. Hopefully you recently read about our first visit  to St Kitts, if not go check it out here.  Rainforests, beaches, volcanic landscape, railways, and rich history […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST THOMAS

Our first port call on this trip was St Thomas. You may recall from earlier posts that we had been here before but that doesn’t mean that there weren’t things to do and see. Saint […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6

Our next cruise was actually two cruises!  Yes, cruise #5 and cruise #6 were “Back-to-Back”. We booked a 10-night Eastern Caribbean cruise and a 11-night Southern Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas. […]

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