‘Now voyager...

sail you forth to seek and find.’

(Whitman)

January 25, 2018

* Guillaume Apollinaire, Le flâneur des deux rives

Every so often, I eat at The Chef's Table, one of the fancier places onboard. Its fixed menu changes every few days, themed to a particular country or culture, and with four wine pairings. The other night was Norwegian Night, proven by the fact that our captain and his wife were there. The menu was...

December 31, 2017

​New Orleanians Mark and Steve adopted me once again last evening in the Explorer’s Lounge and invited me to dinner at The Chef’s Table, one of the specialty restaurants onboard. Last night’s set menu was Chinese and included very gingery hot and sour soup, a coconut sorbet palate cleanser, stir-fry beef with a very tasty rice concoction that was...

December 30, 2017

Anne warned me that people design websites then have no content to fill them. This is one of those times. Awake in the middle of the night, I took some photos, then added a few from last evening and this a.m. So, here’s a look Inside and Outside My Little Piece of the Sun.

Whenever I travel now, I toast David with his favorite, an Old Fa...

December 26, 2017

Can’t see any in the photo, but the ship was accompanied for hours yesterday by a flock of diving seabirds. The onboard naturalist confirmed they are Brown Boobies, and a couple of them, he claims, were Red-footed. 

Christmas dinner in The Restaurant with new friends Meredith ad Linda. Meredith was very smart: she asked for a table large enough for...

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