Tag Archives: International

Jordan Petra and Wadi Rum – 2009

Here is another posting to add another trip to this blog. We took a day trip from Eilat, Israel, crossed the border to visit Petra, Jordan.  It is quite famous from the Indiana Jones movie of course where he found … Continue reading

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Hanging out in Singapore

After 2 weeks of cruising around Siam Bay and the South China Sea, we have docked in Singapore and are going to be spending a few days around town to check out a few more sites before heading back to … Continue reading

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Arctic Circle Birds and Islands

This afternoon we hopped in the zodiacs to go check out the borg of Guillemot birds that live and control Alkjefellet (Auk Mountain) island. The island is full of waterfalls and nests. There is apparently 60,000 of these buggers living … Continue reading

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Trapped by Arctic Ice!

This evening, we headed around Nordaustland island to explore the twin ice caps Austfonna Vegafonna.  We tried to go through the passage to the west of the island which is normally ice locked. It was a bright and sunny morning…at … Continue reading

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Going to Norway!

Since it was so hot in Seattle, we decided we should go somewhere cooler in the Northern hemisphere… Any ideas where we landed?  You can  see we are just about to land where it is very green… OK – you … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Prague

Last night we went rogue and walked down some curves and alleys in the darkened streets to explore a local restaurant that was not in the tourist district. It is called La Degustation – it is an asian fusion restaurant … Continue reading

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Walking into a Fairy Tale – Bratislava and Slovakia

We left Budapest and Hungary today. It was quite rainy so it was a good choice to head towards Austria.  We transited through Slovakia again and had lunch in Bratislava. What a great town. You cross a bridge with an unusual design … Continue reading

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