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Pumpkin Inferno – 7,000 pumpkins!

October 12, 2017

7,000 hand-carved pumpkins on display in Upper Canada Village.

Phuket, Thailand

January 26, 2017

When we arrived in Phuket, it was overcast and threatening rain. We decided to stay onboard the ship and not venture out onshore. Here are some photos I took from the ship. Our last stop will be Singapore where we will disembark and our cruise will come to a sad end.

Colombo, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)

January 23, 2017

The weather today is sunny, with some scattered thunderstorms happening. The temperature is 32C. Colombo’s strategic harbour and rich history as an ancient and colonial trade port make this sophisticated metropolis more than just a gateway to Sri Lanka’s stunning beaches. As the financial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo’s skyline features modern skyscrapers as well … Read more

New Mangalore, India

January 22, 2017

Sunny and 35C! Mangalore is a melting pot of artistic, religious and social influences unlike any other place in Asia. There are 7 different languages spoken on these streets every day. Take a walk and you’re likely to find remnants of Portuguese rule and uncover signs of British conquest. Choose a different route and you … Read more

Cochin, India

January 22, 2017

Weather today is sunny and 34C. Cochin may be more reminiscent of a quaint town than a big city, but the deep history and scenic beauty that run through this corner of India are nothing short of extraordinary. This place has been touched (invaded) by British, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese and Arab influences. Strolling along the … Read more

Mumbai (Bombay), India

January 20, 2017

Mumbais’s sheer size of 25,000,000 people is a land of contradiction. The city is home to dense slums and also the most-expensive mansions in the world. The streets are as diverse as the population. Here you can find stray dogs, exotic birds, immense bazaars, modern restaurants and sheltered temples. This city’s colonial heritage brings together … Read more

Goa (Mormugao), India

January 20, 2017

Goa has always been known as the Jewel of India, a land of incredible contrasts, known for its pure. white stretched of beach, dense forested areas, a very warm climate and a place to grow spices used liberally in Indian cuisine. Goa is perhaps best described by a single word from the native Konkani language … Read more

Dubai, UAE

January 15, 2017

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) consists of 7 Emirates and Dubai is the most popular destination of them all. It is situated on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. Dubai is the second largest Emirate after Abu Dhabi and is usually recognized as the “Pearl of the Persian Gulf”. It … Read more

Embarcation in Abu Dhabi

January 14, 2017

We arrived at the Abu Dhabi port around 11:30 to begin the boarding process. We enjoyed going to the “front of the line” due to our status with Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines. Here are the officers on the Celebrity Constellation: After embarcation, we hung around the pool area, visited a couple bars and went … Read more