Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb 10th, Day at sea Knitting and Watercolors

Todays blog about what others do during the cruise. There is a rather large group of people that are involved in the knitting group, they get together sea days in the Crows Nest: While on the fourth floor of the … Continue reading

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Feb 9, At sea formal night

Last night was formal night with a decorated dining room. Our approach to the south seas gave way to Captain Blyth and the Bounty, complete with long coats and masts & sails. In year past we have spent the hour … Continue reading

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Feb 9th, Wine Tasting

Yesterday was the third of seven premium wine tastings. This session was on Baron de Rothschild although not all the wines were his:   Set in the Pinnacle Grill the wine tasting a sophisticated atmosphere.   We started with a … Continue reading

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Feb 8th, At sea and a sunny day

At long last a sunny day, and to show this cruise line understands it passengers they have done something special for my friend Jeff: Or as Jeff would say I might have made that last part up:   Sorry Jeff!!!!! … Continue reading

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Feb 7th, At sea

Today, again we are in rough seas. And change is a way of life. We received the letter from the captain explaining our new schedule in detail, and new of dates for our two dinners rescheduled do to the storm:

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Feb 6th, Storm and redirection

We left Punta Arenas yesterday at 4:30 pm and the captain announced our new schedule now to Sydney on the 25th. We are new arrive in Easter Island in the 11th a day late, Papeete a day late on the … Continue reading

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Feb. 5th, Punta Arenas (unscheduled)

Day two Punta Arenas, as I mentioned we are waiting word from Seattle (HAL Headquarters) on what to do as a result of a very big storm in the Pacific. I will post more when I know more. A few … Continue reading

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Feb 4th, Punta Arenas

Well here we are in Punta Arenas and it appears we will sit for at least one extra day. The Captain announced we would not be venturing out into the Pacific any time soon, as the weather forecast for the … Continue reading

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Feb 3rd, Ushuaia, Beagle Channel & Tierra del Fuego

Today we started on a walk toward town, in a light rain . We were on a mission t0 purchase yarn (Lana) and mission accomplished. We returned with over $200 worth. Gloria and Jan had offered to mule the yarn … Continue reading

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Feb 2nd, Cape Horn

Today although we received our Cape Horn certificates, we actually diverted around some rough weather and head in a more direct line for Ushuaia. We also received our Antarctica Certificates: Tomorrow we arrive in Ushuaia (End of the World). Then … Continue reading

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Feb 1st, Palmer Station

Today we were visited by Scientist from Palmer Station. And to our pleasant surprise 3 of them are staying onboard to Punta Arenas. The view around Palmer Station: When you think of someone that would willing go to the most … Continue reading

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