Travel Blogs from Tasman Sea, Australia

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En route, New Zealand, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

En route, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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On the road at 4:00 a.m., driving south towards lightning that charges across the sky above Melbourne. The arcs flash instant mortal sunsets in the clouds. We find out later that fist-sized hail broke glass throughout the city. Ghost-like people flit ...

Day 8 - Still at Sea, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Day 8 - Still at Sea

A travel blog entry by mkconway

Slept in today, and woke to the boat rocking much more than last night. Quite noticeable rocking but it's okay.  Fun walking up the corridors sometimes, and the shower door wouldn't stay closed, opening and closing as the boat rocked, which made ...

Passing Kent, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Passing Kent

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Bit Boring, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Bit Boring

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Monday 22 September Tasman Sea                             S 39 ...

Even More Boring, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Even More Boring

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Day 7 - At Sea Again, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Day 7 - At Sea Again

A travel blog entry by mkconway

... , before dinner - they served crocodile tonight, but no one at our table tried it. The show tonight was Karen Beckett, who was Australia's top female vocalist for the last four years, but we'd not heard of her! She was pretty good, although a couple of ...

First Sea Day on the Tasman Sea, At Sea in the Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

First Sea Day on the Tasman Sea

A travel blog entry by thannigan

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... we left Burnie all was smooth.  I turn on the navigational channel and realize we have left the Bass straight and entered the Tasman Sea.   We were traveling in about 60 meters of water.  Now we are in 4500 meters of water.  The ...

At sea, The Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

At sea

A travel blog entry by smtcan

Saturday and Sunday were spent at sea crossing the Tasman Sea to New Zealand. We had been warned that it could be very rough, but although the weather wasn't great the sea was reasonably calm. On Saturday we went to three enrichment lectures, the first ...

Adrift enroute to NZ, Somewhere in the Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Adrift enroute to NZ

A travel blog entry by winebuff

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It's been a few days since our last report  as we had sailed from Sydney enroute to Melbourne with a sea day in between and two following that.At sea, our Internet connection is somewhat limited and we try to use mainly to download emails and send ...

Whale Watching in Tasman Sea, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Whale Watching in Tasman Sea

A travel blog entry by misocutlet

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... got very fast! I was not fearful of the speed, but I had felt very sick even before we arrived at an observation area of the Tasman Sea. The first whale we saw was splashing. Because it happened all of a sudden, I couldn't take a picture, but it was the ...

Sailing on the Tasman Sea, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Sailing on the Tasman Sea

A travel blog entry by padrepam

Walk on the promenade – brisk but not too much wind. Cloudy so no sunrise. Breakfast with an elderly couple from Michigan. Laundry day. Afternoon was a lazy one. Rick did lecture on the Romanov's and movie (Walk the Line). I sat on the balcony and ...

New Zealand customs, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

New Zealand customs

A travel blog entry by padrepam

Another lazy day. Went to lecture on Capt. Cook. First went thru New Zealand customs/immigration. Rick cleared his vegemite! Rested after lunch. Wine tasting at 3. A little casino action (losing). ...

Dunedin/Fjordland National Park, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Dunedin/Fjordland National Park

A travel blog entry by phoenixjewel

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... .  Breathtaking.   After departing Milford Sound last night, it is 1,119 nautical miles to Melbourne, Australia.  The crossing of the Tasman Sea is generally pretty rough, so we are all hoping for a relatively easy crossing.  I ...

2nd Day on the Tasman Sea, Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

2nd Day on the Tasman Sea

A travel blog entry by happypics

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Another day at Sea across the Tasman. The captain announced at some point yesterday that we had slowed down for safety's sake. It doesn't seem to be quite as rough today though. We went up for breakfast and stayed for lunch..lol. After I took mom back to ...

Sea, and more sea, Somewhere in Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Sea, and more sea

A travel blog entry by rozzij

... sushi I had wasabi that made my nose & eyes water, pickled ginger & lemon and I can't remember the name of the sea weed. Probably just 'seaweed'.  In the other part of the dining room I found lovely Samosas & raita. So good to eat tasty ...

Greig's 37th Birthday, Somewhere In Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

Greig's 37th Birthday

A travel blog entry by rozzij

... and was nice. I forgot to mention the other day the "Patter" had an article about blocking the toilets by too much toilet paper. In the absence of bidets I don't know what else you can use! Only one more day at sea and yay we'll be on land again! ...

One more day - Yay!, Somewhere in Tasman Sea, Australia travel blog

One more day - Yay!

A travel blog entry by rozzij

... . Then back to pack. Lunch up at Horizons with 2 women from Kinka Beach & Emu Park. Like us they hate the 6 days at sea but enjoyed New Zealand. They refer to the cruise as geriatrics-on-sea! We had a good laugh with them and then went to see the ...

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