Monthly Archives: January 2017

The other side of ‘the Wall’…

…..It is delightful! We are in the sunshine of the tropics, lulled by trade winds. CuraƧao, once part of the Dutch Netherlands Antilles, is now independent, depending for its economy on tourists and oil. Behind the few streets of colored … Continue reading

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A day in Florida and on

A perfect weather day in Fort laudedale, Florida! We are moored in PORT Everglades, the biggest hub for cruising in the whole world, there are cruise ships like small apartment blocks topped by pools and water parks at piers beside … Continue reading

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New York, New York

Ooh, ice on the top deck, the crew have salted but walk carefully. The forecast is for sunshine, but it is well below freezing. We came under the Verrazano bBridge at 9.30, and our slow movement up the Hudson was … Continue reading

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Underway….on QE

After three days at sea we are Just 70 miles from where the unsinkable Titanic went down in January with the loss of two thirds of its passengers. It is a grim thought but over the rail the large swells … Continue reading

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On our way….

Oh what a worrisome start. With a delay in Cleveland we barely caught the last night flight to London. We squeezed into our tight hard seats, and nibbled on fake meat with wilted salad at one in the morning, then … Continue reading

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