In the wake of yet another conga line of conspiracy theories, word reaches me that the ill fated White Star liner Titanic may actually have been sunk by a mutant, hairy bread roll that had been adrift in the Atlantic since 1588. 524 more words
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The students of the Floating University spent Christmas 1926 in the middle of the Indian Ocean, en route from Java to Ceylon.
The ship had crossed the Equator on 23 December and there was much anticipation among the passengers at the prospect of seeing the Southern Cross. 332 more words
In September 1926, 500 American university students left New York aboard the Floating University, on a journey around the world that involved stops at forty-seven ports and visits to foreign dignitaries including the King of Siam, the Sultan of Lahej, Mussolini and the Pope. 279 more words
I’ve been getting nostalgic for the Queen Mary 2. Nothing beats being out in the ocean and watching the many faces of the Atlantic. During a transatlantic journey, the colors, and textures of the water, wave heights and even the wake of the ship play against an endless shifting sky. 11 more words