Travel Blogs from Aden
Cruise Day 11 of Segment 2 - Food
Today was a day to get everything organized for the next segment of the trip. We had to attend a meeting to fill out all of our arrival and departure cards, drop off our passports and got information on changing rooms for the next segment.
We will be changing to a balcony room for the next segment. You do not have to pack anything in your closet, ...
(We passed Aden, and neither did we stop there. The Aden reference is for travel-map purposes only)
Muscat to Sokhna, Egypt. 16 April 2012
The Australian warship HMAS Melbourne did a pass for us, and had their chopper in the air whilst they did so. It seemed that the entire passenger component lined the decks to watch the Oz warship steam up to the Queen Mary 2. And we half expected that `Oi Oi Oi`cry to be traded across the sea to the ...
... control room but after 30 minutes it was obvious I had been stood up.
Looking over the bow this afternoon I was able to catch sight of large ‘fish’ jumping dolphin-like out of the water ahead of the ship. I am not able to positively identify them as dolphins. What does a porpoise look like and does that jump out of the water in the same way? What I know is that the ship clearly disturbed a school of these graceful creatures that provided me with a ...
... two days before we arrive at Salalah, we held our first practice drill for piracy avoidance. The code that will be given to alert both the crew and passengers of an imminent pirate attack is "Code Sierra Papa". When the code is given over the ship's intercom everyone goes into action. All passengers will return to their cabins via inside passage ways. The crew members will go to specific posts that have been assigned to them. Some will start checking ...
Yesterday was a day off because it's exam week and it was "study day" for the students. So my friends, T, Mandy, Jenny, Whitney, Luka, and I decided to go to the beach. We left later in the afternoon than we normally do because we got a late start. When we got on the boat, the guys told us that they might not be able to take us to the beach that we normally go to because the waves were too high. We looked at the water and it ...
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