There hasn’t been a lot to write about the last few days. Basically with Peru shut down to tourism, we’ve been sailing over 1,000 miles south and did a stop at Arica, Chile for Covid testing before we could proceed to the next several port stops. We’re starting to suspect the medical teams are havingContinue reading “Update from Arica Chile”
It’s been a relatively quiet few days. We crossed the equator on Monday with a little pomp and circumstance from a visit by King Neptune and his court. The sea legend is you must ask King Neptune to cross the equator when crossing your first time, or it was just another reason to have aContinue reading “Equator Crossing and Guayaquil Ecuador”
Costa Rica was not on our original itinerary and was added after several other ports were closed. Silversea is great at having alternatives because you always have to be prepared for things like this, weather and rough seas at open ports. That said, our two stops were Puntarenas and then Puerto Quepos on the PacificContinue reading “Costa Rica Jan 14/15”
Due to some technical difficulties with internet, I wasn’t able to get photos uploaded until today, so here we go. Monday, we arrived in Cartagena and I did a tour of the city. We started at the largest fort the Spanish built in the Americas, then went on a walking tour of the old city.Continue reading “Cartagena”
We left Fort Lauderdale at 11:00 pm Thursday night with the next 3 days at sea. Sea days are great as there’s not a lot to do except enjoy the view, the sun and of course the food. We will arrive Cartagena at 8:00 am tomorrow morning and I’ll spend the day on a tourContinue reading “On the way to Cartagena”
Doesn’t sound like much, but after yesterday, it’s a really big thing. I was supposed to leave on a 6:00am flight for Miami and then to the ship. Well, with all the cancellations, that flight was cancelled which I found out at about 3:00am and then spent 2 hours on the phone confirming my rebookedContinue reading “I got here!”
In 42 days, I’ll be starting the next world cruise adventure. I’ll be going alone this time unfortunately, but it will still be exciting. There are a number of people from the last world cruise that will be there, so I will start off knowing a number of people and will meet new ones.