Incas, penguins, llamas, and even an eclipse

Sapphire Princess Day 36

Total Eclipse of the Sun April 8th, 2024 Well, today is the day. I have seen my Incas, penguins, and llamas. Today is Brian’s chance to see the eclipse. We chose this cruise as we thought it would give us the best chance of seeing the eclipse...

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Sapphire Princess Day 35

Cabo San Lucas April 7th, 2024 We were due to arrive in Cabo again at 1:00PM but when I looked out our window at 8:00 AM it looked like we were almost there. Then the captain announced that there had been a medical emergency on board, so we...

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Sapphire Princess Day 34

At Sea April 6th, 2024 I finished unpacking and went to explore the ship in search of a lounge/bar with a convenient outlet so I could work and watch the world go by. Alas Club Fusion didn’t have any really well placed outlets, so I decided to...

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Sapphire Princess Day 33

Los Angeles April 5th, 2024 Well, it was raining as we arrived in San Pedro. And it was jolly cold. I can’t wait to get down south again. There was the Emerald Princess not too far away. We said goodbye to our cabin, and as if it was sad to see...

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Sapphire Princess Day 32

At Sea April 4th, 2024 Packing day. Luckily this didn’t take too long. It is so much easier to pack at the end of a cruise than it is to pack for the start of a cruise. Although this is fun – we are packing for the end and the start of the next...

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Sapphire Princess Day 31

At sea April 3rd, 2024 On opening my email this morning, there was the email that we had been expecting, but hoping would not come. Our November Seabourn Around Africa cruise has been re-routed. At least it hasn’t been canceled, but many of the...

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Sapphire Princess Day 30

Cabo San Lucas April 2nd, 2024 We were lucky that we were anchored with a good view of the beautiful Cabo rocks. As well as using the ship’s tenders, there were water shuttles taking passengers ashore, so getting off the ship to join our tour...

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Sapphire Princess Day 29

Puerto Vallarta April 1st, 2024 When I checked Facebook first thing this morning, there was a post from the Emerald Princess group showing that the Panama Canal was going to be closed, and we would not be able to transit the canal. Our new...

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Sapphire Princess Day 28

At Sea March 31st, 2024 It’s Easter Sunday and the decorations appeared in the Atrium. I wonder if any of those large chocolate eggs are edible? It does say for display only, which I suppose is to stop the likes of me trying to make off with an...

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Sapphire Princess Day 27

At Sea March 30th, 2024 Everyone who has been on the ship since Buenos Aires had to check in again at their muster stations because we have been on the ship for 30 days. Actually we haven’t, since we all boarded on March 4th, but who am I to...

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Sapphire Princess Day 26

At Sea March 29th, 2024 We are in the tropics, and there is no mistaking that. It is hot, cloudy and muggy, and rather better suited for sitting in a lounge indoors than lying out on deck. Today air conditioning is our friend. The water is...

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Sapphire Princess Day 25

Puntarenas, Costa Rica March 28th, 2024 The day dawned very hot and muggy, but we were anxious to go ashore and see a bit of Puntarenas. On our last visit here all of our time was spent on our tour, so we really didn’t get to see the town itself...

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