Category Archives: Galapagos

Aug 29-30, 2017, Tues-Wed, Floro – Rorvik

Some of the  Hurtigruten ships, such as ours, double as cruise lines and ferries along the Norwegian coast.  Throughout the day and night the ship stops to let travelers get on and off.  When there is enough time in port,  the … Continue reading

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May 15, 2016, Sun, Hong Kong

We wake up to a few clouds but no rain and it is surprisingly cool. Things heat up while we wait in line for the Victoria Peak Tram.   Claiming through the mid-levels the sun breaks through for clear but … Continue reading

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April 30, 2016, Sat, Mekong River

Koh Chen, silversmith village Udong Temple, Buddhist Meditation Center lunch on deck in flashing electrical storm. Cooking demonstration history presentation  

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April 20, 2016, Wed: Lizard Island

Paradise.  Wake up, coffee on the porch, brekkie, beach, pool.  

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April 19, 2016, Tues, Lizard Island

Early AM we fly off to Cairns.  It is there we catch a 50 minute flight to Lizard Island.  Jon sits up in the co-pilot seat chatting up the pilot on the way over.  We skip around a few cumulus … Continue reading

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April 9, 2016 Sat: Saffire Freycinet

A day to relax & enjoy the slow pace of the resort with no commitments – a massage doesn’t count. So a few notes on the news here.  Aussies seem genuinely interested in the upcoming election in the US.  There … Continue reading

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Day 6 Galapagos Islands to Quayaquil

We spent the night rocking and rolling on the ship and were rousted out of bed by 6 AM. Although we were disembarking at 6:45 our luggage had to be out in the hall by 7 AM. We took the … Continue reading

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