World Cruise Journal – Entry #121

Day 117 We woke up a little late because of the lack of morning sunshine in the gray rainy weather. Because it is a sea...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #120

Day 116 We both were busy this morning finishing up our story from yesterday. While Pat was typing, I got her coffee and a bagel....

World Cruise Journal – Entry #119 – Recife, Brazil

Day 115 Recife (pronounced Heh-see-fee), takes its name from the offshore reefs that calm the waters of its ports and shoreline. It is almost at...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #118

Day 114 We slept in a little bit, had a light breakfast and got to the theater in time for Terry’s presentation on “The Wolf...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #117

Day 113 Finally, we have a sea day to unwind and relax, but not with Pat around. After breakfast of yogurt and fruit (we...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #116 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Day 112 We had the Highlights of Rio tour today at 8:15. All the world cruisers had to get off the ship by 8:45, and...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #115 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Day 111 Rio is the second largest city in Brazil, second only to Sao Paulo, and was its capital for...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #114 – Santos, Brazil

Day 110 Today we arrived in Brazil and took the Best of Santos excursion. This began with a tour of downtown Santos and a visit...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #113

Day 109 Since today is a sea day, Pat informed Lorenzo last night that she would like whipped cream with her breakfast waffle this morning....

World Cruise Journal – Entry #112

Day 108 Terry spoke today on a bit of history of Brazil. Pedro Cabral claimed it for Portugal in 1500 and established a colony in...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #111 – Punta del Esta, Uruguay

Day 107 We spent today in Punta del Este, Uruguay, a cute resort town about a 2 hour drive northeast from Montevideo. It was a...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #110 – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Day 106 Today we were in Buenos Aires, the capital and most populous city in Argentina. Greater Buenos Aires is home to about 17 million...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #109 – Montevideo, Uruguay

Day 105 Our excursion today was "Traditional Estancia La Rabida and Montevideo," which began with a panoramic coach ride through Montevideo. We repeated several sites...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #108 – Montevideo, Uruguay

Day 104 We anchored in the harbor early this morning, but during breakfast we started moving again. We got docking space, no tendering as we...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #107

Day 103 This is another sea day of activities, with two morning enrichment lectures and noontime games. There was a rumor that the Captain would...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #106

Day 102 Woke up to a little rolling and gray skies and got upstairs for breakfast. We sat with Trish and Jeff at their “usual”...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #105

Day 101 Woke up to smooth seas, sunshine, and temperatures in the low 70s. It will be a nice day. Today was Pat’s special waffle,...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #104

Day 100 Another sea day arrives with a little bounce in the morning and cloudy skies. The upper decks are closed for our safety. By...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #103

Day 99 Woke up to a rolling South Atlantic with long swells and some wind. The Captain's noontime report said it would be like this...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #102

Day 98 It rained some early this morning before we got up and the seas were rolling a little more than expected, but still OK...