Monthly Archives: March 2015

Memories of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 7 – Drunk and Disorderly

Serving as a cruise ship doctor with Regent Lines for four years gave Len Kreisler, MD enough stories for a chapter in his book ROLL THE DICE, PICK A DOC AND HOPE FOR THE Best.  This story is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Deception Pass

On an Un-Cruise Adventures Washington Coastal Cruise, the Wilderness Adventurer sailed under the Deception Pass Bridge into a peaceful cove.  Currents at Deception Pass can get a bit wild, so the captain had to time the coming and going under … Continue reading

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How To Fold a Washcloth Mouse

How To Make a Washcloth Mouse Supplies Needed to Fold a Washcloth Mouse Washcloth Eyes Decorations (whiskers, tail) How To Fold a Washcloth Mouse Lay washcloth flat.  Fold in half diagonally. Fold one corner to center of folded edge, followed … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

One of the most popular recipes on my blog is Carnival Cruise’s Bitter & Blanc Brioche Bread Pudding.  While no doubt it is delicious, it is also difficult and time consuming to make.  This is my own recipe for Chocolate … Continue reading

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Beer Guzzling Pigs of St. Croix

When the Carnival Splendor stopped at St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, we took one of the random taxi tours often available near cruise ship piers.  This tour had a stop at a bar with a very unique attraction.  On a … Continue reading

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Saint Croix Island Tour

Things to do in St Croix When traveling with a group that ranges from 12 to 90 in age as we did on the Carnival Splendor, planning shore excursions that are appropriate and enjoyable for all can pose a challenge.  … Continue reading

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Carnival Legend

Carnival Legend Carnival Legend has joined her sister ship, the Spirit, in sailing out of Sydney, Australia.  Unlike the Spirit who stays in Australia year-round, the Legend spends just part of the year there.  It works out well since the … Continue reading

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