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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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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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Skywatch Friday: A week of skies from the 10th – 16th February 2018

Saturday 10th February – Coral Sea Sunday 11th February – Coral Sea Monday 12th February – Alotaua Papua New Guinea Tuesday 13th February –  Solomon Sea Wednesday 14th February – Bismark Sea Thursday 15th February – Wewak Papua New Guinea … Continue reading

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Scale: Weekly Photo Challenge

There was no doubting the cruise boat was large. It made the city of Sydney look small and people insignificant. It towered above and blocked out the landscape.   But from the skytower in Aukland, the tallest freestanding building in … Continue reading

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Layered: Weekly Photo Challenge

Layers give added depth or added protection They can be worn or removed or are simply there covering or piled on layer after layer. In response to Word Press’s weekly photo challenge

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Portrait v/s Landscape in the fjords: Thursday’s Special

This week Paula has asked that we post the same scene, one as a portrait and one as a landscape. Cruising through the New Zealand fjords on a mammoth ship intensified the height of the mountains falling into the sea. … Continue reading

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Shore Excursion 2: Auckland

We arrived in Auckland, on the North Island of New Zealand, early in the morning. Again we had not organised any tours. Most of the tours outside of Auckland were to places we had previously visited and we opted to … Continue reading

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