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Riding The Waves, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Riding The Waves

A travel blog entry by b.isabella

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Right. So as you can see by the map pin, I am somewhere in the middle of an expanse of blue ocean. Been on board for four nights now and have another three to go... I found my sea legs back on Tuesday with the help of some travel sickness pills and a cup ...

Shiplife, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Shiplife

A travel blog entry by ericaleejohnson

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... reason I’m going on this trip.  I want to know more about the world.  Today we talked about poverty and inequality in the world.  Very depressing, but it also is sparking a new passion in me.  I want to know more and learn how ...

Just A Quick One (Riding The Waves .5), Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Just A Quick One (Riding The Waves .5)

A travel blog entry by b.isabella

... - was very fun. We had to do a retelling of 'Little Red Riding Hood' without speaking - it was all about physicality and the such like. In my group I was the big bad wolf.... :D. Decided to ham it up because it's in no way serious and is a little bit of ...

In the air..., Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

In the air...

A travel blog entry by nyandbackagain

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... It also turns out that flying no longer freaks me out. I'm not a fan of heights, so naturally being in a huge plane 36000 feet in the air has never been something I have looked forward to. But now I'm perfectly happy which is just as well. In fact it will ...

April 22, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 11, Somewhere in the north atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 22, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 11

A travel blog entry by raymoffat

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... comes from Haiti.  He has a wife and two girls, aged 15 and 9 back home.  He was unfortunately affected by the earthquake in Haiti and lost most everything.  He has worked for RCL for five years.  His contract is for seven months at a ...

April 16, 2012 – At Sea - Day 5, Somewhere in the north atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 16, 2012 – At Sea - Day 5

A travel blog entry by raymoffat

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... regularly scheduled fitness classes, stretching, yoga, Pilates, fitball, aerobics, indoor cycling, fab abs. So far we have only taken in the morning stretching classes and fitball classes.  They also have a boxing ring.  I think this is where ...

April 17, 2012 - Sea Day - Day 6, Somewhere in the north atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 17, 2012 - Sea Day - Day 6

A travel blog entry by raymoffat

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... this first week so we can save our energy for when we are in the ports.  We have both finished reading a couple of books in the first few days.  Our skin is a little burnt from sitting outside too much. There is a skating rink, rock climbing ...

April 21, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 10, Somewhere in the north atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 21, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 10

A travel blog entry by raymoffat

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... the show, the audience voted.  Interesting analysis of why they should not let men vote at these events!  I voted for the IT Officer, a female who could have been a professional dancer and was exceptionally good.  Ray voted for the Customer ...

April 18, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 7, Somewhere in the north atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 18, 2012 – Sea Day - Day 7

A travel blog entry by raymoffat

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... daily basis.  There are also buffets (Windjammer) pizza (Sorrento's) and sandwich joints (Café Promenade, Vintages Wine Bar), The Cupcake Cupboard) and of course Johnny Rockets for the greasy food.  There are also speciality restaurants ...

Sea Days, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Days

A travel blog entry by aniemi

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... won hands down and they now have 12 Regent points to exchange for schwag at the end of the cruise.  Yesterday in the after noon the crew had a "country fair".  This was really fun, each department on the ship had created carnival type games. ...

Sea Day # 8, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 8

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... but spotted a cargo ship in the distance. I got on the scale before heading to the cabin to find I have lost 4 lbs in the Atlantic somewhere since Ft Lauderdale. Hopefully, we will sail in circles tonight to find that spot again. When I returned to the ...

It really is a Carnival!, Somewhere Else in The Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

It really is a Carnival!

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... completely acceptable as the main aim of this ship is fun. We dressed up as we had our formal wear from being on the QM2 but we saw others in shorts and t-shirts. I think it is a brilliant attitude for a cruise like this, the extreme opposite of the QM2 ...

Sea Day # 1, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 1

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... the Asians are just very strange people. As with last year, I think we win the award for youngest passengers onboard. At least somewhere in the top five. Since the music had stopped, we moved on to the library to pick up the daily puzzles for Donna. ...

Sea Day # 2, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 2

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... about Granny not knowing we were not going to Guatemala. Sick girl! I'm rubbing off. We found two chairs on deck in the shade this afternoon to watch the ocean float by. I told Donna she usually has her breakfast by the pool, but now I just gave her a ...

Another day at sea, Somewhere in the North Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Another day at sea

A travel blog entry by patty.mcefee

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... interesting. I sat in the 3rd row at the Metropolis Theater—I wanted to try those seats because they look more comfortable than the seats in the upper tier. And they are! So much so that I got a little sleepy and had trouble focusing my ...

Water everywhere...,, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Water everywhere...,

A travel blog entry by johnnoonan

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... one, 3300 humans on board and I counted only 20 lifeboats- How does THIS work?!!..... worse still an announcement came over the speakers saying in 2 hours time the ship will be precisely over the top of the bloody dead Titanic???? (Whoops) Some Photos ...

Sea Day # 3, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 3

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... same plan. Every bike was full at four in the afternoon. I had to go walk the deck until granny finished her sightseeing ride of the Atlantic. No sign of the little darling that tossed me out last night. I managed soaking wet to make it back to the ...

Labradors van de oceaan, Somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, International travel blog

Labradors van de oceaan

A travel blog entry by haaaiyeah

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Ho ho ho, hier Maarten en Eelke vanuit het pittoreske Atlantische! Op dit moment bevinden we ons precies in 'the middle of nowhere' (pak de bosatlas er maar bij: 12, 07' N, 40, 56' W). Inmiddels zijn we toe aan dag 18 van de grote overtocht en het bevalt! ...

Sea Day # 4, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 4

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... a small whale, or a large dolphin stuck on the front of the ship. Great! We have either run over Flipper, or Moby in the middle of the Atlantic. After an hour of hitching a ride because they were to lazy to swim whatever it was swam away. Back to full ...

April 29th, our first full day aboard, Somewhere in the Atlantic ocean, International travel blog

April 29th, our first full day aboard

A travel blog entry by ronandrhonda

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Lots more pictures to be added, and some great stories to tell about our six days at sea while crossing the ...

Sea Day # 6, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 6

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... and yellow rice today. To many carbs, but couldn't stomach salad again. Donna had chicken pot pie. Chicken, and vegetables in the same meal. Shocking! After lunch we sat in on afternoon trivia. Half the players were gone after the following ...

Sea Days, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean!, International travel blog

Sea Days

A travel blog entry by abmorrison

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... the crew members are eager to get you a drink if you don't have enough hands to carry your food.  There is one crew member in the dining room named Misriam whom I really like. He always offers to fill up my water bottle and he calls me smiley. All of ...

Sea Day # 7, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 7

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... about 7:00, but she was sleeping. I wanted breakfast, so I quietly slipped out for food. While having breakfast by a window in the dinning room I noticed something in the water toward the front of the ship. It was about a dozen Dolphins spinning out ...

First 3 Days of Passage Norfolk to Virgin Islands, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

First 3 Days of Passage Norfolk to Virgin Islands

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... the wind is very light and variable at the moment.  We expected to be motoring awhile as the ridge is dominating the eastern Atlantic.  But this makes for easy fishing and Bob reeled in our first mahi at 1030.  Dinner was a highlight of the ...

Mild Conditions and the Mid-Ocean Swim -Days 4 + 5, Somewhere In The Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Mild Conditions and the Mid-Ocean Swim -Days 4 + 5

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... Sitting at the starboard helm on his 8-11 watch last night, Dave thought he saw something small and dark fly over his head in the moonlight, continuing diagonally over the stern of the boat into the darkness.  A while later he thought he saw the ...

Sea Day # 5, Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

Sea Day # 5

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... , so a very slow day. We changed the clocks again at noon today. We will change them again tomorrow. I finally just threw my watch in the nightstand, and will change it all at one time before we walk off the ship in the Azores. Not sure what time zone ...

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