Archive for October, 2015


Grand Asia Lombok

Day 6 – October 31, 2012 – Lombok We had hoped for Bali. There’s no place like Bali! But we rode our tender and shuttle into the main city and did a little shopping. I bought a couple of blouses from department stores, and we enjoyed our little photo shoots. What we saw of this […]

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Grand Asia Java

Day 4 – October 29, 2012 – Java Huge day on the ship! Over 1000 family members will be coming aboard to see their loved ones. We would love to be here to witness the reunion, but we’re off on an all day excursion. Our room stewards have just come in to quickly make up […]

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Grand Asia Day 3

Day 3 – October 28, 2012 – At Sea This day begins with a huge agenda. Must buy a watch at the poolside sale. Must sign up for excursion tomorrow. Must get dressed up for dinner and dancing tonight. Ahhhh… we’re back! The day ends. I bought my watch, we got the excursions, I sewed […]

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Grand Asia Singapore

Day 2 – October 27, 2012 – Singapore Up early from the jet lag, off to the Lido to learn our way around the breakfast scene, then out to enjoy our time in Singapore. What a beautiful morning in the Botanical Gardens. Ahhh… reminiscent of Guam. So much about the two places that seemed identical, […]

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Grand Asia Begins

A few nights ago I was trying to remember where I was when I purchased a little bottle of fingernail polish.  Couldn’t get the name.  Popped open my “notes” on my gadget and began to read.  (Bought the polish in Darwin, Australia.)  Decided I’d love to have this journal on my site.  And so… away […]

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Special Day in Ecuador

Some days stand out in life.  And this is one of those days.  We were on our first “Grand” with Holland America.  The lovely Prinsendam.  We were off to Antarctica and beyond, and the voyage was filled with one amazing port after another.   This is why we love cruising.  This is why we love […]

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