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CGM CMA Laparouse

With only a mile or so walk to the Rotterdam immigration office, I have my bag packed and am out the door by 8. The early morning walk down the canal makes for a much more relaxing departure than my previous one, and much less sweaty. 1,535 more words


T-shirts? More like SEA-shirts!

I’ve begun another t-shirt campaign to raise money, via my midlife-crisis-induced circumnavigation of Earth, for a KIVA.org micro-loan. These are called campaigns because the company I’m using to print them, TeeSpring, sets a limited time for a minimum number of orders to be made before they’ll print and ship the shirts to any of the buyers. 111 more words


Damn Rotters

With no clouds in the sky and the sun going down on another long day of work wandering around Antwerp, I’m enjoying an early dinner when I get notice that the ship I would be taking to Kuala Lumper could be leaving from Rotterdam tomorrow. 1,753 more words


200 Plus

We have flirted a couple of times with the 200 miles/day goal, but finally today we have definitively and unequivocally broken through that barrier! Our noon to noon 24 hour run was 225 nautical miles. 326 more words

BPO Part2

P&O Cruises unveils itineraries to mark 180th anniversary

By Phil Davies, Travel Weekly

P&O Cruises is to run two full world cruises in 2017 to mark its 180th anniversary.

Aurora’s 104-night eastern circumnavigation from Southampton echoes the trade routes of the British Empire, calling at 35 destinations in 21 countries and sailing almost 30,000 nautical miles. 225 more words



Monday morning was overcast and threatening to rain. Add to that most museums in Antwerp are scheduled to be closed and Tuesday’s holiday, and I was potentially encountering the tired cliche of a “case of the Mondays”. 1,749 more words


Over the Edge of World Magellans Terrifying Circumnavigation Globe

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