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Tag Archives: cruise
My Travel Year 2017 in Photos
In 2017, I actually got around quite a bit. So much that my passport fell apart. But instead of souvenirs, I only brought back dozens of notebooks, filled with stories to be told, and a few photos to accompany them. … Continue reading
Posted in Abkhazia, Antigua, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Colombia, Europe, Georgia, Germany, Madeira, Montenegro, Peru, Photography, Portugal, Sint Maarten, Travel, UK Tagged cruise 38 Comments
Going on a Cruise again
For my imminent return to Europe, I have, in line with my romantic and old-fashioned disposition, chosen the steamship over the plane. Thus, I will be cruising the Caribbean and the Atlantic for two weeks, leaving from Cartagena in Colombia on … Continue reading
Painting the Ship
Yes, these cruise ships are really that huge. (Photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy.)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged cruise, Messina, ship 2 Comments
Full Moon over the Atlantic
Some extra advice for your next cruise: Book your cruise in a way that you will be in the middle of the Atlantic for full moon. You can spot the cruise novices because they overlook this detail when planning their itinerary.
Even on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic, you are being watched.
Posted in Philosophy, Photography, Politics, Travel Tagged Atlantic, cruise, surveillance 4 Comments
What is it like to Work on a Cruise Ship?
It was not exactly as imagined, but my office on board was actually quite cozy. Larger, lighter and quieter than some places I have lived. Because the ocean offers fewer distractions than land, particularly if you don’t have internet, it’s quite … Continue reading
For the Fitness Fanatics
Always remember: This reminder was photographed on the cruise ship Sovereign, with which I crossed the Atlantic. The reason for the temporary limitation of physical activity was that the jogging route went around deck 7 and was exactly above the suites on deck … Continue reading
Eight Days on the Atlantic
Tomorrow, I will set sail from Gran Canaria, hopefully cross the Atlantic Ocean in eight days and arrive at Salvador de Bahia in Brazil on 26 November 2015. The ship with which I embark on this adventure is the Sovereign, a cruise … Continue reading
Posted in Brazil, Spain, Travel Tagged cruise, Gran Canaria, Salvador, sea 24 Comments
Moving to South America. By boat.
When I made my decision to leave Europe in 2015 and to move around the world, I knew it would be hard to decide where to begin this journey. My mind was going back and forth between Africa, Asia, the … Continue reading
Posted in Brazil, Spain, Travel Tagged boat, cruise, Gran Canaria, Salvador, sea, ship 61 Comments