Monthly Archives: January 2018

Threading a Needle

We are walking a tightrope between two South Pacific storms as we head towards New Zealand

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Gale force winds blow a day away.

For the next two days we will be hit with gale force winds. We will also be crossing the international dateline. Today is Sunday January 28. Tomorrow is Tuesday January 30. Monday January 29 is being blown away by the … Continue reading

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High winds in Rarotonga

It may be tricky getting ashore

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Adventure at Rarotonga

Before we set out on this world cruise on the MS Amsterdam, I “googled “ the history of this cruise and came upon the following news item from January 27, 2016. It described an incident that occurred at our next … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park

We sailed into Moorea this morning, where Jurassic Park was filmed. One of our fellow passengers claims he just saw a dinosaur slip behind that misty mountain, where we will be going on our 4 x 4 Jeep ride.

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Humpback whale leaps out of the water just yards in front of snorkelers…

We got to Moorea a couple of months too late. But we can always hope!! Humpback whale leaps out of the water just yards in front of snorkelers who are submerged by huge waves in spectacular video Daily Mail · … Continue reading

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Sea Days Synopsis

Day 8-Thursday 1/11/2018 – At Sea 1 Clocks were set back one hour this morning. Our clock cannot go backwards so it went forwards at 4:24 AM until it came to 3:24. So far, we spotted a few very small … Continue reading

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