Category: Cruising

All things related to cruising the high seas

Montreal to New York

We are back from a wonderful voyage on the new Viking Sky from Montreal, Canada to New York City. We arrived a couple of days early to enjoy the sights of Montreal, and then joined the ship. The Viking Sky

Dancing in Havana

We were dancing in Havana aboard the Carnival Paradise. The trip was a short one but plenty of fun was packed into four days. We took a great ship tour and then went out on our own the morning of

Free NASA Posters

I recently gave a talk on one of Viking Ocean’s fine new ship… the Sky, and one of the “goodies” I mentioned were free NASA posters highlighting Space Tourism. If you want to hear the talk, you will have to

Last cruise across the Altantic

Looking for photos of our April 2017 cruise across the Atlantic on the Azamara Quest?… Here they are.

Thank you T-Mobile

First of all, I don’t like to use this web site for commercial purposes… you can think of it as an advertising free zone. Occasionally, though, I run across a good deal or really great customer service, and I don’t

NASA Art Talk!

NASA Art? What? Yes!… One of the featured speakers at the Spring Garden Festival at the Heritage of the Americas Museum, on April 29th, will be Dr. Dave presenting: Journey through the Cosmos with the Art of NASA Take a

Miami to San Diego aboard the Azamara Quest

We are back from a wonderful journey on the Azamara Quest (15 Jan to 9 Feb 2017). I do apologize to all those waiting for the photos to be posted, but it seems the magic elves that were supposed to

Videos of Our October 2016 Panama Canal Transit

Here are some YouTube videos from our friends (Ramjaun Ismael) and crew of our October 2016 transit of the Panama Canal on the Celebrity Infinity… I did the voice-overs on the videos: Coming into Miraflores Locks Pedro Miguel Locks and

Visitors by Country

We have a new winner in visitors to this website… Russia! As you can see from our visitor logs. And thanks to all for stopping by… and NO privacy information is ever collected.

Across the Atlantic… Again

Well, we made it again across the Atlantic on the mega-yacht SeaDream I, and at only 4,300 tons it was truly a yachting experience, from fine dining to unbelievable service. There was even a fellow at the pool area that

Through the Canal… again

We’re back!… from a wonderful voyage aboard the Celebrity Infinity. We started on October 7th from San Francisco and spent 16 days bumping down the West Coast to the Panama Canal. Of course, all fun must end and we ended

First Cruise of the 2016 / 2017 Season

A little background information… there are two seasons in Central America: wet and dry. In Panama the dry season starts typically in December and ends in April. So for the next “cruise season” (2016/2017), we will be aboard the Celebrity