World Cruise Journal – Entry #70 – Hangkewi, Malaysia

Day 66 Today’s port was Hangkewi, Malaysia, with arrival scheduled for 11:00am, so there was time for a Terry lecture entitled, “Thailand-The Land of the...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #69 – Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Day 65 We met in the lounge at 9:30 for our 8-hour Kuala Lampur Exploration tour and were a bit late leaving because the buses...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #68 – Singapore

Day 64 We arrived in Singapore at about 8AM and took some city photos from the ship at breakfast. Here, there are 100 year-old buildings...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #67

Day 63 Today was the last sea day of this segment, before Singapore, where about 180 passengers will disembark, most of whom got on in...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #66 – Brunei, Borneo

Day 62 Today we were in Brunei, Borneo, and went on an excursion titled “Brunei Culture and Visit to Water Village.”...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #65 – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Day 61 We were still travelling on the sea this morning. The lazy start this morning had me running, with a coffee and muffin, to...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #64

Day 60 Many of you will be sad to learn there were no lectures today. This morning was dedicated to getting the Pool Deck ready...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #63

Day 59 This is day two of three sea days after leaving Bali late because of the sand-bar incident. We bypassed Semarang and are heading...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #62

Day 58 There was no news or visible action at the bow by 12:45 am when we called it a night. Pat woke up about...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #61 – Bali, Indonesia

Day 57 I checked the pier before the lecture but saw no activity. Terry’s lecture was on “Piracy Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow-Featuring the Eastern Queens.”...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #60 – Bali, Indonesia

Day 56 Still in Bali, we began today’s excursion with a visit to Tohpati Village and a large batik making craft shop and store. We...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #59 – Bali, Indonesia

Day 55 We docked in Bali around 10AM, but didn’t leave for our excursion until noon, which allowed us to have a relaxing breakfast. I...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #58 – Komodo, Indonesia

Day 54 This morning we tendered to Komodo Island from Slawi Bay, only a 10-minute ride to the Komodo pier in very gentle waters. Komodo...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #57

Day 53 Something strange happened today while we were at breakfast. Someone approached Pat saying, “I really enjoy your blogs.” It caught her by surprise...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #56

Day 52 This is our second of three sea days. We had a brief breakfast with our neighbors, Trish and Jeff and set off to...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #55

Day 51 Today was our last day in Australia and we were in Exmouth, a sleepy community of 2,500, located on the northwest tip of...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #54

Day 50 A sea day means a chance to sleep in a little later since there are no excursions to catch. We had a light...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #53 – Geraldton, Australia

Day 50 Today we were in Geraldton, about a hundred miles north of Perth, whose main industries are wheat-handling and fishing. Our excursion took us...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #52 – Perth, Australia

Day 48 We arrived in Fremantle on schedule with enough time for a quick breakfast and a rendezvous with our excursion group. Today was the...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #51

Day 47 I kept the curtains closed so daylight would not wake us up too early on a sea day. It worked. The phone rang...