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April/May meandering

April/May meandering

Since the beginning of October 2016 and our lecture tour to the UK, Life has been very blessed and busy. Trips to Antarctica and Iguassu Falls saw 2017 off to the most auspicious start, as if any was required. The variety of opportunity thankfully coming our way...
Post cruise March madness

Post cruise March madness

Cry, the beloved country as our land lurches from one political crisis to the next. Guests on tour recently spoke of a possible “tax revolt”, yet SARS are bemoaning being R30 billion short in tax revenues – perhaps the revolt has already begun? One...
Iguassu and São Paulo, Brazil

Iguassu and São Paulo, Brazil

Karen and I went for dinner at the WISH golf resort in Brazil, and had a super meal. I noticed the waiter doing something on his cellphone, when we had finished our main meal. He arrived at our table showing me the phone. On the screen ” Would you like to try...
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...