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May 14, 2019

May 11, 2019, Greenwich & London, England — I’d spent Friday, my last day onboard abroad, packing. I got off the Sun at Greenwich (our berth) just long enough to have a little walkabout and lunch with my darling cuzzes from Kent, who drove up for the occasion.

Our...

May 12, 2019

a ‘sally port’ in old Portsmouth*

May 8, 2019, Portsmouth, England — Until last week, we didn’t know we’d have to skip a stop at Casablanca to avoid an approaching storm in the Bay of Biscay, and add a stop in Portsmouth en route to Greenwich and disembarkation on Satur...

May 7, 2019

​May 6, 2019, Vigo, Spain — I do love Spain. After two volunteer trips to help Spaniards improve their English, plus a couple stops on last year’s cruise, it was great to be back, albeit briefly.

The average temperature here is 57F. That’s exactly what it was this mor...

May 6, 2019

May 3, 2019, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain — Yes, Spain. Though I was just 62 miles off the coast of southern Morocco, I was in Spain! Spain finally took over the Canary Islands in 1496, having made several forays there earlier: The Aristocratic Conques...

May 5, 2019

May 4, 2019, off the coast of Casablanca — And before you correct me, the line is ‘Play it, Sam’... not ‘Play it again, Sam,’ the perennial misquote that Woody Allen turned into the title of a play and movie. To be complete, it’s ‘Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Fo...

May 3, 2019

Cow hides on their way to market in Dakar 

April 30, 2019, Dakar, Senegal — I knew nothing about the Republic of Senegal except my friend Holly had been here on an African drumming program several years ago and, though I’d seen photos of her with drums and drummers, we...

April 30, 2019

No, I didn’t take it. I wish I had!

April 11-13, 2019, Kruger National Park, South Africa — Long before it was a blockbuster romance with Streep & Redford, Out of Africa was a bestselling memoir of Baroness Karen Blixen’s years running a coffee farm in Kenya. Under the ...

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