World Cruise Journal – Entry #81 – Mahe, Seychelles

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...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #80 – Mahe, Seychelles

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...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #79

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...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #78

Day 74 This is the first of two sea days, in allegedly risky waters, on the way to the Seychelles. All is quiet, the seas...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #77 – Male, Maldives

Day 73 We met at 8:15 to tender into Male, Maldives for our walking tour. We had our bathing suits under our clothes because we...

World Cruise Outlet – Entry #76

Day 72 For us, it is Happy Autumnal Equinox. (Technically, we will be in autumn after we leave the Maldives and re-cross the equator, but...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #75 – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Day 71 After a quick breakfast, we met at 7:55 for our “Colombo City and Kelaniya Temple” tour. Sri Lanka, an island off the southern...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #74

Day 70 This is our third sea day before we reach Sri Lanka tomorrow morning. Today’s schedule of events is slightly re-arranged from the usual...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #73

Day 69 Our second of three sea days still has us about half-way to Sri Lanka or 590 nautical miles to go, with arrival scheduled...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #72

Day 68 Happy St. Patrick’s Day. This is the first of three sea days with its usual morning lecture. Michael Scott, of Scotland, is a...

World Cruise Journal – Entry #71 – Phuket, Thailand

Day 67 This is our third consecutive excursion day in very hot, 95 degree and humid, 80+ percent humidity weather. Our tour was Spectacular Phang...

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...