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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 … 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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No, No, Nicaragua!

Monday, January 13, 2020 It’s a sea day, with a morning lectures by Ian MacLachlan about Nicaraguan history. San Juan del Sur was once considered in the 1800s for the western end of a Nicaraguan canal, before the current site was … Continue reading

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Panama Canal

Monday, January 6, 2020 Tomorrow, my husband and I will board the Crystal Serenity to cruise the Panama Canal. To prepare for this trip, we watched the PBS American Experience episode: “Panama Canal, Gateway to the American Century.” This 1.5 … Continue reading

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A Grand Day by Plane, Chopper and Boat

December 17, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, celebrating its 100th birthday this year, is a destination for millions of visitors each year, coming from all over the world to view what many consider to be one of the Seven Natural … Continue reading

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