Friday, April 27, 2018

Around The World With Pat and Mac

The ultimate bucket list item for any cruise-lover is a world cruise. We are excited to bring you the adventures of Pat and Mac and their 137 night Regent World Cruise. Follow along on their adventure as they sail away on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator.

Day 84 This is the last sea day before South Africa. Usual activities will follow. We started the morning with Terry’s continuing storytelling on South Africa, the subject being the “Boer Wars.” After the British regained control of the area,...
Day 83 This is the second of three sea days, so expect most of the same type of activities. With more time for breakfast, Pat had informed Lorenzo, the maître ‘d, yesterday that she would like whipped cream for breakfast...
Day  82 A sea day means more lectures. Terry’s talk was on “The Zulu Wars.” Like the usual colonies in this part of the world, there was a great deal of European presence. In 1704, the French were in South Africa,...
Day 81 Reunion is a French island, east of Madagascar and south of Mauritius, with a population of 800,000. It is one of 27 regions of France and an integral part of the Republic, with the same status as those...
Day 80 Today we docked outside of Port Louis, Mauritius, an island nation, several hundred miles east of Madagascar, but still part of Africa. The Dutch discovered it in the 1500’s and managed to exterminate the flightless dodo bird in...
Day 79 This is our second sea day on the way toward Mauritius. For breakfast, Pat ordered whipped cream yesterday to go with her waffles and fruit. This breakfast dish reminds her of Vic’s Waffle...
Day 78  This was a usual sea day of activities. The 10am lecture by Terry was on The Making and Taking of Mauritius.” The Dutch were the first recorded discovers of the island when two of their ships heading to...
Day 77 We gathered at 7:30 for an early start to today’s excursions: “Botanical Gardens and Mission Lodge.” The Tour began with a return to the lovely gardens we had seen yesterday, including the coco de mer giant seed pods,...
Day 76 This was another leisurely morning at sea. There was no excursion to rush us. Tomorrow is another story with a 7:30 am departure time. Today was special in another way. It is Palm Sunday and we made our way to...
Day 75 Expect to hear about the usual sea day activities. All is safe. No pirates spotted yet. Seas are calm and we are proceeding at a fast clip still. We crossed the equator heading south overnight. Technically, we entered...

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