The AP has the story here: The take aways: A Coast Guard official said Monday that a leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled the Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days. Cmdr. Teresa Hatfield addressed the finding [...]
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Some photos of the Norwegian Pearl. Loved her. She’s a good ship built on the Jewel Class design.
Note: I’m beginning a section on this blog dedicated to cruising and cruise information. I’ll be posting photos and reviews of my past cruises, as well as cruise industry news. Do they want us? Some folks really like cruising. Some communities love them. Some folks hate them in regard to whether they should open their [...]
My favorite ship of the three I’ve sailed on. (so far) This was on our Eastern Caribbean cruise in 2005. I’ll post more photos of locations etc, later. For now, the ship herself.
I love being on the ocean (in a big cruise ship). Here are some of the images from our cruise on the Norwegian Dream that highlight the Gulf of Mexico and the Western Caribbean.
I love to go cruising! So far, four cruises on three ships. This was probably my least favorite of the three ships. I believe it’s currently out of service awaiting a buyer. Update: I read that Star Cruises in the Orient (NCL’s Parent Company) has purchased her and will be adding her to the fleet [...]
In the fall of 2010, my wife and I made a pilgrimage to see the homes of two of my favorite presidents, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. Here are some the views of Washington’s Mt. Vernon estate. Click a thumbnail to see a larger image. Use your BACK button to return to this page. [...]
I’m a huge fan of Thomas Jefferson, and his writings about Natural Law, and how he shaped the philosophy of American Liberty. We visited his home, Monticello, in the fall of 2010. Here are some photos of his grave site. He and friend Dabny Carr selected the “tall oak” on this site, and promised each [...]