Day 57 – 1st March 2020, At Sea

Blackened sirloin steakA new month starts today, so we have now been aboard this magnificent ship for most of January, all February and now into March. In fact, we are now just a couple of days from the mid-point, as we still have 2 months before arriving in London. Departing Australia yesterday, today we are steaming for Komodo Island, where tomorrow we will embark on a jungle walk, to see man-eating dragons.

Hot off the press – when going ashore tomorrow, the local authorities require everyone to wear a mask, at all time. We must protect the dragons from the virus.

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Day 56 – 29th February 2020, Dep Darwin

Viking Sun alongside Darwin 2

Viking Sun docked in Darwin

Our final few hours in Australia aboard the magnificent Viking Sun on the 2020 World Cruise, now called the “Magical Mystery Tour”. We had booked the included excursion to a local museum, but Judi slept in today, so I went for a stroll ashore, heading up to the town.

I might even have found a purveyor of craft beers around the waterfront.

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