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Opportunities in October

Opportunities in October

It is very difficult to believe that we are almost in October, and 2022 will soon be a memory only. Two and a half years on from March 2020, and the local beginning of Lock-down.September heralded my return after 12 weeks on a ship in Canada and Alaska. Springtime is...
Alaskan chapter closes for 2022

Alaskan chapter closes for 2022

Mae West once commented that all good things come to an end. In fairness, having flown to Vancouver on 24 May, there were many times during this 3-month season when I wondered whether 26 August would ever arrive.Upon reflection, it has been a fantastic experience, and...
Seabourn Odyssey –  06/08/2022 – Haines, Alaska

Seabourn Odyssey –  06/08/2022 – Haines, Alaska

On a beautiful morning, in very calm water, Seabourn Odyssey approached Haines. A very different scene to the fog which greeted us at the Inian Islands yesterday. The tide was low, and glacial moraines were clearly visible. Low clouds accentuated the scene, with...
Times are changing

Times are changing

In April 2020 we embarked on a storytelling journey with Patreon online, which turned out to be our lifesaver through Lock-down. Trying not to complain, we lit a candle in the darkness.What an irony as the ANC have completely failed South Africa, and cannot keep the...
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada  ~ DisembarkingOn a beautiful sunny morning, the Captain brought Seabourn Odyssey alongside Canada Place in Vancouver at 7am. Long before the ship is cleared and guests are allowed to disembark, the activity begins. A massive fuel barge is...