Monthly Archives: November 2010

Honolulu, Hawaii

This is our last port of call on this trip. We docked right downtown at the Aloha Tower pier. (picture) I have been here before and that time went around the island and to Waikiki by local bus. Today I … Continue reading

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Fiji

Here is the picture of the flower market.

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Apia, Samoa

We arrived in Apia to pouring rain,  the first rain since our first port in Russia 8 weeks ago.  The rain did not deter the local welcoming committee. (photo)  I was here 3 years ago on my way to New … Continue reading

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Suva, Fiji

I have been to this port three years ago when I was on my way to New Zealand.  At that time I took a city tour which included the museum which I recall was quite interesting.  Today I took a … Continue reading

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Noumea, New Caledonia

This is a French dependency which is about equally close to Auckland, New Zealand to the south and Brisbine, Australia to the west.  But for the largely Melanesian population, you would think you were in the south of France.  A … Continue reading

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Sydney, Australia

We sailed into Sydney Harbour at dawn with the sun shining on the iconic Opera House. It really is a spectacular sight.  (photo) We docked right at Circular Quay which is directly across from the Opera House but I did … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Australia Remembrance Day

We sailed 15 km up the Brisbane River to dock at the Cruise Terminal situated in the suburbs of Brisbane.  The view of the city was quite spectacular (photo).  We had a very early service to commemorate Remembrance Day, led … Continue reading

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