Day 72 – Curacao – August 1st, 2015 (National Park Tour & Willemstad Walk)

For our day in Curacao we initially signed up for a morning tour to the more barren and less populated Western end of the island, followed by a scenic sunset dinner cruise. However, with Judi’s back issues and the strong trade winds, we elected to cancel the dinner cruise. Therefore, our day in Curacao consisted of the tour to the National Park, a slave’s home museum and a visit to an exceptional beach with the turquoise blue waters so typical of the Caribbean. Following the tour, we headed ashore for a Skype session with Heather, Jamie and Owen, then Judi went browsing the shops while I explored the local area. Truly a most varied and enjoyable day ashore in Curacao.

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Day 73 – At Sea – August 2nd, 2015

Curacao to Cartagena, Columbia

After our single stop in the Caribbean at Curacao, we are back into the sea day routine, bound for Cartagena and then the Panama Canal. before our final ocean transit across the Pacific. Being a Sunday at sea, we experienced our 2nd Brunch, which was served in the dining room. Otherwise, we enjoyed a quiet and peaceful day aboard the Sea Princess. You can also check out my projections for the various times at points of interest through the Panama Canal and I include the website URL where you can access the Canal video cameras to watch our transit.

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