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Where I'm At · 4M ago

Gotta catch em all

If there's an aquarium in a city that we are visiting - we are there. I mean, really - what's better than the cool blue light and fantastic sea life. This tank is full of all kinds of rays -...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

Expressions of faith

While Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim country, it was on Bali, which is mostly Hindu. That we saw and felt the connection of the people to their faith. Every morning offerings were layed...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

Breakfast in Singapore

It's always interesting to me to see what the local breakfast is when we are travelling. Singapore has not disappointed! Exploring local breakfast has meant checking out the hawker centres. ...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

It had to happen, eventually

So there I was, picking out a salad on the Lido deck, when I hear a voice say 'excuse me'. I turned, and looked at the woman and she looked at me and we went ' We know each other, don't we?'...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

Bali!

Usually when cruising the arrival of a ship carrying a thousand passengers or more ripples out through the community, one way or another. That's not how it goes on Bali!A few facts. The isla...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

Best laid plans, yada yada yada

After two days on Bali our next stop as to be Probolingo. The main event for that port is a long days excursion to see the volcanic Mt Bromo. The mountain has been active, which meant that w...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

In which I develop new skills

On the island of Lambok we hired a car, driver and guide for the day. First up - pot making. Of course a discussion of my hair was in order. Then, on to weaving. Apparently a woman has to be...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

The destination and the journey

Shore excursions on a cruise can be a challenge. They can be expensive and rather chaotic. But sometimes they are the way to go. On the island of Java there is an enormous temple called Boro...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

There be dragons!

We paid a short visit to the national park on Komodo Island to see th famous residents. No, not the 1000 humans who live on the island. We were looking for one of the 1300 plus Komodo monito...
Where I'm At · 4M ago

Apparently I have a beautiful nose.

One of our tour guides told us that we could be expect that people would want to take our pictures, and that they would be very interested in our noses. Apparently we have large noses, which...