Monthly Archives: February 2017

On the far side!

We pulled out of Tonga abruptly, but our excellent captain negotiated an early evening on the dock in Auckland, with fine weather and plenty of wifi. We have been here before, so we had a plan. We caught the local … Continue reading

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Touch and Go

We burn in the sun on our walk to town, where we found the fish market. The nights catch was displayed on the slabs, shiny red long tailed snapper, fine silvery fish with dark stripes, large spotted pink fish, and … Continue reading

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Sunny Daz

We had a long day in Honolulu. We hopped aboard a bus to Waikiki Beach, a mile long ribbon of white sand, and a glorious stretch of crystal turquoise sea (78deg). The surf and paddle boards were out, a dense … Continue reading

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COOL California !

We came under Golden Gate Bridge before sunup and moored at the cruise pier. The steep slopes of San Francisco rose up in waves in front of the ship, and off the stern the wild water of the Harbor, the … Continue reading

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Heading North

We had a gorgeous hot day in Santa Cruz, Huatulco. Pete and I wandered past the small fishing dinghies tied along the dock, and admired the sharks fins spread out like trophies. A short stroll from the ship the cruise … Continue reading

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