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Crew Bar, Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, International travel blog

Crew Bar

A travel blog entry by chrisazharian

... night before we disembarked back in Los Angeles, Tom snuck me down to the 3rd deck. The deck that was reserved for crew only, was somewhere I was now traipsing along on. It was on that deck that I found, without a doubt, the coolest part of the ship: the ...

Leg 3 - Day 18 (17.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 18 (17.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

... on the deck floor for a few minutes, panting, being miles away... It is amazing how much adrenaline infused muscles can do in a situation like this... I can't begin to describe how thankful I was for Andrew being there saving X's life... Had it been just ...

Day 13 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 13 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... Benguela current" which is the eastern boundary current of the South Atlantic subtropical gyre. --------------------- Late night last night having drinks in the Commodore Club. This is a nice quiet piano bar on deck 9 at the front of the ship. Clocks ...

Day 14 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 14 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... knots, weather partly cloudy, 24C. -------------------- Attended a Q&A session with John McCarthy this morning. Excellent. Lunchtime in the King's Court Buffet was an amazing sight. Ice carvings, chocolate towers, cake creations everywhere! Spot of ...

Day 4 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 4 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... . Again, a very interesting and amusing talk from Colin. Light lunch today with an interesting table of passengers in the Britannia restaurant. Enjoyed another fantastic concert from The Rewind Project....brilliant!! Brought back due to so many ...

March 31, 2014-Day 3, Somewhere in Atlantic Ocean, International travel blog

March 31, 2014-Day 3

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... theater. It was very good, with songs from the 40’s up to the 80’s.  It was loosely based around what happens in a museum after it closes. We took some pictures of the art work that is around the ship. We found a picture of the Ryndam, ...

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 ...

Day 7 - At Sea, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 7 - At Sea

A travel blog entry by patch64

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... . The lasagne I have is excellent and Peter raves about his pork tenderloins (no that's not a euphemism). We enjoy post dinner brandies in the Champagne Bar before heading to the casino. I bomb out early again but Peter comes up trumps winning $75 from a ...

Day 8 - At Sea, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 8 - At Sea

A travel blog entry by patch64

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... details about the ships propulsion and energy consumption. We are running on 3 out of the 6 engines today, Adventure normally operates in the Caribbean on just 2 engines but as we are travelling a little faster across the Atlantic they are using a third ...

Day 9 - At Sea, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 9 - At Sea

A travel blog entry by patch64

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... back to the room. I note in the Cruise Compass a professor is giving a lecture this afternoon on whether there is Extraterrestrial Life in the universe. Knowing this will be of zero interest to Peter I take myself off to the Lyric Theatre at 3pm to see ...

Day 10 - At Sea, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 10 - At Sea

A travel blog entry by patch64

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... a table booked at Giovanni's tonight with Sue and Malcolm. As with our last visit the food is excellent. I have Mozzarella wrapped in Prosciutto, Caesar Salad and a delicious chicken dish for my main. The wine is so good we order a 2nd bottle. Perhaps a ...

…Now give me some Figgy Pudding!!, Somewhere In The North Sea, International travel blog

…Now give me some Figgy Pudding!!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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Christmas Day. Somewhere in the middle of the North Sea. Today is the first of 2 days spent at sea before arriving back in Southampton. This, though, is far and away at the back of our mind. We have 2 full days of jolliment to get through (although 'get ...

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

... Keeping on the theatre theme, off to go see 'Much Ado About Nothing' this afternoon; only it's a modern version, set in World War Two with much swing music to accompany it apparently. Should be interesting. Original Shakespearean language juxtaposed with ...

Leg 3 - Day 16 (15.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 16 (15.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

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... few seconds, till her stern gets picked up again by the next one and another nosedive to the bottom follows! It is thoroughly exhilarating! :D In one of those big swells that picked her up, I did manage to break my own record and my watch's for that ...

It is done....New Blog is up and running!!!, Somewhere in, International travel blog

It is done....New Blog is up and running!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

The New Blog is fully up and running...you can always see this site with the link on the other one that brings you back here and just click on the link on this site to bring you there... Yay!!!!  It is done...sorry everyone for the loooooooooong ...

Day 11 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 11 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... of chicken satay and some assorted Chinese dishes. Spent the afternoon on deck 8 enjoying the sunshine and the swimming pool. Lovely sitting in the jacuzzi looking out over the back of the ship across the ocean. During the afternoon we saw two hump back ...

Leg 3 - Day 11 (10.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 11 (10.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

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... to in Celsius! Anybody who knows?? Remember, we have no internet for googling around here! :) (Melina: about 4 ⁰C). In temperatures like these, "showering" (whatever that means on this boat) is really out of the question!  I'm ...

Leg 3 - Day 14 (13.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 14 (13.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

... block, no, it was still there! What was it then?? I asked the others, "Was that a bird??". Everyone still surprised answers in disbelief "well...yeah I think it was a bird....!". It was indeed a big black bird Peter confirms (perhaps a skewer (??) and he ...

News Articles in Cyprus, Somewhere in, International travel blog

News Articles in Cyprus

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

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... ; http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/local/137408/memnia-theodorou-to-be-first-cypriot-to-sail-ukaustralia Cypriot woman makes history in world’s longest ocean race: ...

Day 12 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 12 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... is the imaginary line that divides the earth into the eastern and western hemispheres and passes through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Rest of the afternoon spent studying the waves from our loungers. Managed to resist the afternoon temptations ...

On the cruise, Somewhere in, International travel blog

On the cruise

A travel blog entry by dellek

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... the diners and performers below. Being at the front of the line when they opened the doors allowed us a perfect seat in the standard seating section, which in our opinion was even better than the premium seating because there was nothing between you and ...

Leg 3 - Day 21 (20.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 21 (20.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

... people's bad traits too. You can't hide on a boat like this. Your true self will eventually reveal itself. Friction crept in and small groups started separating. You'd keep contact mostly with the people you found easier to get on with, ...

Day 9 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 9 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... location and heading. Air temperature now 26C, same as the sea temperature. By the end of the afternoon the temperature was 29C. In the evening we listened to Katie Clarke - a very talented pianist. Tomorrow we will be crossing the Equator. For this we ...

Vessel still on time, Somewhere in the Ocean, International travel blog

Vessel still on time

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

Good chance to reach Halifax on Monday 19th. ...

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

In the air...

A travel blog entry by nyandbackagain

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... of the Galaxy and Transformers Age of extinction for the journey back. The chocolate orange mousse I had with my lunch was amazing. In fact, that is an understatement. And a glass of a Spanish white wine with some pasta. I definitely could get used to ...

Hercules barber and a broken wrist on the Royal, Somewhere in the Caribbean Sea, International travel blog

Hercules barber and a broken wrist on the Royal

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... and slightly better quality tea and coffee at any of the bars as well as 15 speciality coffees or gelato from the International Café. Here you can also choose from a selection of pasties, pies and fancy sandwiches as well as a large selection of cakes; ...

Day 16 - Last sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 16 - Last sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... Cape Town. Currently doing 20 knots, weather 22C, bright sky, Wind force 7, seas rough. --------------------- We had a lay in this morning followed by a leisurely breakfast. Attended another talk from the ex detective Ian Brown. Very interesting ...

Leg 3 - Day 12 (11.11.2015), Somewhere in, International travel blog

Leg 3 - Day 12 (11.11.2015)

A travel blog entry by memniasailing

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... , the pot of porridge, honey and marmalade pots and everything else, to avoid a very messy situation! There is an interview of me somewhere on Clipper Website, under Team GB I think, just 10 seconds really, talking about this. Have a look!  But I ...

Day 10 - Sea day, Somewhere in, International travel blog

Day 10 - Sea day

A travel blog entry by tdm999

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... "gunging" followed by a trip to the pool to clean up. See pics! Formal dinner tonight followed by the Neptune's Ball in the Queens Room. Also, entertainment from recording artist Lovena B Fox. After Lovena had finished we headed for the Queens Room for ...

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