Monthly Archives: December 2014

Staying in Puerto Rico

Previously we visited Puerto Rico briefly as a port stop on a couple prior cruises.  After booking a cruise on the Carnival Splendor which started from there we decided to come a couple days ahead in hopes of getting to … Continue reading

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How to Make a Towel Santa

Step-by-step instructions with photos on how to fold towels into Santa Claus Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From a Murphy Trip

Most people have heard of Murphy’s law – if anything can go wrong it will. Sometimes you just can’t seem to escape Murphy. I took one trip in particular where this held true. It all started with the booking. Just … Continue reading

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Port Townsend Brewing Company

Our beer-themed cruise on the Wilderness Adventurer included a visit to the Port Townsend Brewing Company when the ship stopped for an afternoon in the quaint historical town of Port Townsend at the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula. At … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 4 – Chasing Supplies

What’s it like to be a cruise ship doctor on a financially sinking ship?  Len Kreisler MD tells us in the chapter What Ship, What Cabin, and Doctor Who? from his book ROLL THE DICE, PICK A DOC AND HOPE … Continue reading

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