Beginning the Next Cruise

March 20, 2017 Our first cruise on the Celebrity MILLENNIUM ended in Hong Kong where we spent an overnight before starting out on cruise #2. Hong Kong — March 10th The weather was quite overcast and cool so we didn’t feel like taking any extended trips especially since we’d be back in port for three […]

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In Central and Northern Vietnam

The final Vietnam ports for the season for Celebrity MILLENNIUM. Hoi An The Chan May port is an isolated commercial port that juts out into the South China Sea, making it subject to the vagaries of the weather. Such was the case a couple years ago when strong winds and high waves prevented us from […]

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A Nice Visit to Ho Chi Minh City, aka, Saigon

As we departed from our two-day stay in Laem Chabang, we sailed south in the calm waters of the Gulf of Thailand until we reached the open waters of the South China Sea. After another relaxing sea day we pulled into the industrial port of Phu My in the southern part of Vietnam. Our bus […]

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Singapore to Thailand

After a couple days in Singapore to rest up after our 17.5 hour flight from San Francisco, we checked out of our hotel near Chinatown and took a taxi to the Mari Bay Cruise Centre. Along the way we passed the iconic Marina Bay Sands Resort, the tall tri-tower hotel with the “ship” on top […]

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Going Cruising in SE Asia

We just got back from two glorious weeks in Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico. The weather was beautiful(remember that we left sub-freezing temperatures and lots of snow on the ground in Idaho); the food was delicious (as always!); we had a great time with my brother, his wife, and a friend (including our annual lobster […]

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