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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
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
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
. . . includes these . . . . . . none of this . . . . . . and lots of this . . . . . . and, specifically, this . . . . . . plus, … Continue reading
This is the first post of our cruise for which there is no corresponding post from the ship. That means no versions of these photos have been seen anywhere in the universe before now. . . . except, you know, … Continue reading
If posts were maps, this one and the rest that document our Caribbean cruise would be shown under the label “Terre Incognite”. Perhaps more appropriately, “Terre e Oceani Incogniti”. That’s because this and future posts about last year’s cruise do not … Continue reading
The second part of the original St. Kitts posts (HERE) concerned itself with our visit to Brimstone Hill Fortress. There are two sources I suggest people read to get a sense of the history of the place. Once again I … Continue reading
OK, on with documenting our now more-then-a-month-old Caribbean Cruise. Interesting . . . the editor flags “then” as being wrong. The quick rule, as I remember it . . . ‘than’ if making a comparison, ‘then’ if referencing time. I think I … Continue reading
The morning of December 14th saw us heading into the Bridgetown port, Barbados. The locals mostly paid us no mind . . . It looked as if our room would be facing the harbor and Bridgtown, but somewhere between me … Continue reading
St. Lucia was not much of a stop for us. As a reminder, HERE is the post I did from the boat. These photos are essentially the same, or nearly the same, as the ones I did from the phone. … Continue reading
Part I HERE. Back in the boat, we took a shower, ate, grabbed snacks, and then planted ourselves on the balcony as we waited for our departure from Antigua. By the way, the buffet had an endless supply of breadsticks. … Continue reading
December 12, 2014 . . . nearly a month ago, we pulled into the port in Antigua after two days of sailing from Ft. Lauderdale. The original post of that day is HERE. This is a supplement to that post … Continue reading
The morning of December 9th found us docked in Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. We got up to the pre-dawn view of the port. Below is a freighter being nudged by a couple of tugboats slowly maneuvering it into dock. … Continue reading
The sunset photos were nice . . . but I wondered how they would look in various treatments of B&W. I used onOne Suite, Topaz Suite, DxO Film Pack, and Silver EFex Pro 2. Click for larger version in new … Continue reading