Coronavirus in China, fire in Australia, volcano in the Philippines, forest vanishing in Brazil, protest in Iraq, severe inflation in Venezuela and oh, yes, climate change where the world will end in…. “End time” says Cindy, pointing to the portend … Continue reading Rainbow
On Thursday, February 6th, 2020 at 7 pm, at the Fullerton College Campus Theatre, eight dancers will take the stage and dance to end hunger and homelessness. Dancers are competing to raise the most funds for Pathways of Hope. These … Continue reading Look Who's Dancing
The Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart, Tasmania saves rescued animals indigenous to Australia. Like kangaroos. Here’s Cindy coaxing a kangaroo to stand up so we could have a better view of its baby. She learned to stroke its neck to … Continue reading God's Amazing Works
Prescient! That is Commodore Georgio Pamata’s decision to abort our Fiordland cruise day and sail north turning west through Cook Strait and towards Tasmania. Seas and winds increase dramatically, the bow of the Ruby Princess raises 10 meters or more … Continue reading Prescient!
Birthday girl, Cindy, spent New Year’s Day welcoming in 2020 on the Ruby Princess Sun Deck and then swirling her skirt on the runway in the Princess fashion show. New Year’s Eve was a formal dress night on board … Continue reading Fashion Models
Yesterday we docked at Port Chalmers, entry to Dunedin and a train ride through Taieri Gorge up to Pukerangi station then returning to the Ruby Princes with a stop at Larnach Castle. Here we are in the highlands at Pukerangi … Continue reading Pukurangi
Weather is hampering a view of the New Zealand mountains. Yesterday during our trek into the high country east of Picton the clouds hid Mt Tampuaenuku as we visited a sheep ranch. Today ocean swells of 2 meters or more … Continue reading Weather Permitting