Category Archives: cruising

Cruisey Outdoor Ways to move up and Down : Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Getting down from the ship onto the rocking platform then up into the tender judging the right wave was a lot of fun. Always a helping hand closeby for someone struggling either with up or in this case down. Note … Continue reading

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Way: Thursday’s Special

When on the sea sometimes the only way you’ll find the safe way is with the help of a pilot. There are few directional signs in Papua New Guinea. I don’t think they are needed. People know where they are … Continue reading

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Sightseeing: Six Sentence Stories

The child lay unmoving as the two men paddled closer and closer. They seemed anxious and I wondered if the child needed medical help. The men gesticulated as did the crew on the huge liner they were now very close … Continue reading

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Port call in Papua New Guinea: FFFAW

The passengers from the cruise ship stepped onto land to be greeted with a cacophony of sounds. Tribal drumming from one quarter, taxi drivers spruiking in another and the other quarters, two schools competing for attention, the begging bowl in … Continue reading

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Transfer: Six Sentence Stories

You’d think they’d have the tender transfer down pat by this point but no, there we were, all waiting for our number, ours was 175, to be called. By eight thirty am numbers one to one hundred and fifty had … Continue reading

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Out of this World: Weekly Photo Challenge

I have seen many beautiful sunsets in my time but to see a sea of gold was out of this world. After a couple of weeks at sea I had grown used to seeing a vista of blue and grey … Continue reading

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Rabaul’s Virgin Coconut Oil Industry: Tuesday’s of Texture

Rabaul was virtually wiped out by the twin eruptions of volcanos Tavurvur and Vulcan in 1994. The town was moved to Kokopo which is now the provincial capital of New Britain – a safe distance from any further volcanic activity. … Continue reading

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