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Iguazu Falls Brazil

Iguazu Falls Brazil

It was almost to be expected after the sensory overload yesterday, that sleep would be fitful last night. I got up early to go and enjoy the Falls again – hopefully alone, with no tourists. The park officially opens at 8am, which seems ridiculous given the heat...
Iguassu Falls

Iguassu Falls

The excitement of BA, along with the noise of a city which hardly sleeps, led to a very poor night’s rest. The re-cobbling of sidewalks below our hotel window required a concrete mixer to run all night. BA traffic makes such maintenance impossible during the...
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Our last evening on board Crystal Serenity was enjoyed having dinner in Prego speciality restaurant. Our dear friend, Moira MacCarthy from Ireland joined us, along with the Ice Captain, and Tim and Renee’ Grey. Tim is from New York City, and the videographer on...
Montevideo in Uruguay

Montevideo in Uruguay

Ken Rees shared much about Montevideo and Buenos Aires, in his presentation “It takes two to Tango”. We docked early this morning in Montevideo, in warm, humid conditions. This city holds much appeal, partly being easy walking distance from the ship. In...
Reflections on this cruise

Reflections on this cruise

Last evening we joined the Ice Captain, Keith Johnson from Seattle, on the rear deck as we left Puerto Madryn. It was a balmy evening, the Valdes Peninsula off to the north, as we headed for the narrow entrance to this massive bay. We could see the remains of the...
Puerto Madryn in Argentina

Puerto Madryn in Argentina

Last evening, we enjoyed a meal in the main dining room with the ever-charming Moira MacCarthy from Ireland. We met Moira on Crystal Serenity during the 2014 Mauritius cruise, and have kept in contact since. Moira’s late husband was a solicitor, and guests on...