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Hawaii Cruise – Part 4

Waikiki, Oahu – Friday morning, April 24, our cruise ended. We left the ship, collected our luggage in the terminal and caught a cab to the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach. We would be staying there for the next three nights. We checked in about 11 AM but our room wasn’t ready yet so we […]

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Hawaii Cruise – Part 3

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii – We had no pre-planned tour in Kona so it was a shopping day. Getting off the ship proved to be more difficult than expected though. This was another tender port but rough waters were making getting everyone ashore a slow process. At one point, tendering was stopped while the crew switched the […]

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Hawaii Cruise – Part 2

Hilo, Hawaii – After our five sea days, we made our first port call at Hilo. I was out on the balcony as the ship entered the harbor and tied up to the pier. I wanted to see the mountains inland but, a moderately dense layer of vog limited visibility. This cloud of sulfurous volcanic […]

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Hawaii Cruise – Part 1

Chicago to San Diego – We left Chicago O’Hare for San Diego early on Saturday, April 11. Our cruise didn’t start until Sunday but we flew out a day early to avoid any airline delays that might cause us to miss the ship. Spending the night at the Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor was our insurance […]

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Back From Hawaii

We got back from our cruise to Hawaii very early on Tuesday morning.  It was a great trip.  I will be posting a detailed report once I get caught up here at work and have a little more free time.

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On Our Way to Hawaii

Georgia and I will soon be off on our next adventure. In the morning, we are leaving for a cruise to Hawaii. We will fly to San Diego tomorrow and spend the night there. On Easter Sunday we will check in with Carnival Cruise Lines at the Port of San Diego before being transported to […]

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