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I try to leave the US once a year. Of course, I prefer long distance travel. However, a trip to Tanzania or Peru is not practical every year. Good thing I count a jaunt to Mexico or Canada. After six days of camping, Mike and I got a hotel room in Port Angeles one block from the ferry to Victoria, BC.
Before boarding the ferry, we …
Dave stopped at the visitor center to find out where to see some stuff and so we headed to Kalaloch Lodge, south of the town of Forks. I love the siding on the lodge--they use this siding on lots of buildings ...
... aquarium more than once!
We towed the dinghy behind the boat as we often do in settled water. As I mentioned the "settled water" that was forecast (and we foolishly expected) was water but definitely not settled. The dinghy survived just fine as did a single member of the pair of freshly painted oars. Somewhere someone is about to find a single oar painted Seattle gray with royal blue accents. You're welcome.
Once we got into ...
So, now what? You have just plunked down a ton of money for this 39 day adventure and you know nothing about the countries and cultures of the ports where your luxury hotel will be docked. I had to chuckle this morning as I read a report from a couple who are currently sailing on the first half of this cruise, from Rotterdam to Singapore: "Getting port information on the ship is a bit sketchy ...
... will also have 16 glorious days at sea
After disembarking in Rotterdam, we will spend two nights in the
heart of Amsterdam in the Renaissance Hotel.
We will fly home non-stop via Delta Air Lines flight 233.
This makes me happy since we will be coming back through customs in Seattle.
(Much preferred over the East coast entry points)
The cruise is billed as the "39 Day India, Arabia, Moorish
Empire" on ...