Category Archives: Travel Stuff

Accounts of places we’ve visited

It begins in a field . . .

. . . specifically, this field. That’s an unedited photo from the Nikon P900 of a field in the Crab Orchard Lake Wildlife Refuge.  It was an overcast day with intermittent rain (it wasn’t raining when I snapped this). I … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — Some of my meals

Despite our best efforts, walking, and hitting the gym, I still managed to put on some pounds. We don’t have a scale, but I estimate three pounds . . . four, tops. It will take longer to lose it than … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — The Panama Crossing

I was going to continue with the progression of cruise days but decided to jump ahead to the main reason for doing this particular cruise.  It’s not visiting all these places or exploring different cultures or even claiming any particular … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — The Third Day

I’ve been working on this post for a few hours and I’m no closer to posting it than when I started. Stuff freezes, photos won’t load, and links won’t take hold.   This is more like the Internet service I remember … Continue reading

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Relaxing on a cruise

Nothing like relaxing on a cruise ship, sipping our cappuccinos and taking in the sights . . . Sights you can’t see anywhere else . . . That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff … Continue reading

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The plan . . .

. . . includes these . . . . . . none of this . . . . . . and lots of this . . . . . . and, specifically, this . . . . . . plus, … Continue reading

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. . . Where am I now?

I’ve been mentioning we’re traveling but haven’t mentioned any details. I’ll divulge this much . . . We are on the Coral Princess. Them with the know-how can look the ship up and track our cruise (and thus know where … Continue reading

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