Author Archives: kcbernick

About kcbernick

I love to travel.

From The Galápagos to the Amazon

Saturday, January 19, 2019 We left our ship, taking a zodiac to shore, in a downpour. During the 30 minute rain, we managed to get quite wet, in spite of our rain jackets. We flew first from Baltra Island to … Continue reading

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Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Thursday, January 17, 2019 Bartolomé Island is a volcanic islet just off the coast of Santiago Island. It sits in the rain shadow of Santiago and Santa Cruz. Bartolomé’s volcanic landscape, with its spatter cones, tuff cones and lava flows, … Continue reading

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Protect Your Assets When On the Road

April, 2020 We will travel again! Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, many people have cancelled trips, or had them cancelled by cruise lines, airlines, etc. We have plans for August. and feel confident that we’ll be approaching something like normal … Continue reading

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Oh no! I forgot to…

April, 2020 Speaking about forgetting, I actually started this in January, intending to finish it after returning from a cruise. Three months later… On a recent cruise, I overheard a conversation where people were discussing the fact that they had … Continue reading

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Final Sea Day on Serenity

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 It’s the last full day of our Crystal Serenity cruise. We’ve thawed out our Minnesota bones over the past two weeks, our blood now runs a bit thinner, and we dread the thought of returning to … Continue reading

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Laziness Wins the Day

Monday, January 20, 2020 I try to get to the gym each morning, so I can work off the many calories consumed each day. This morning, though, I gave in to laziness after about five minutes. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Todos Santos, Baja California

Saturday, January 18, 2020 We sailed most of today, anchoring at Cabo San Lucas (Saint Luke Cape) around 4:00 this afternoon. In the morning, we listened to Roberto D’Alimonte speak on political challenges around the world. The primary challenges he … Continue reading

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Food Coma!

Friday, January 17, 2020 Sometimes it pays to get up early. I woke up around 4:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep, so went to the gym. Afterwards, I stopped at the Bistro for a cup of coffee. While there, … Continue reading

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The Zapotec Dream, Huatulco, Oaxaca

Thursday, January 16, 2020 We docked early this morning at Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. Again, the skies were clear, promising a beautiful day in this little bit of paradise. As we left the ship this morning, the crew was in the … Continue reading

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Serene Sea Day on Serenity

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 It’s another sea day, and we listened to lectures by Ian MacLachlan about our next stop, Huatulco, Oaxaca, and by Roberto D’Alimonte about the upcoming US Presidential election. I will refrain from discussing D’Alimonte’s presentation, although … Continue reading

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