Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue at sea today

Hey Guys, So today a student had a medical emergency, it was said to be apendecidis, her appendix was either swollen or it burst, but either way she needed immediate medical attention and so we sped up and change our course a bit. At 1pm the Coast Guard sent a helicopter and a plane to…

Last Port of Call: Roatan, Honduras

Buenos Dias Todos! Bienvenido a Roatan, Honduras. We have arrived and docked at our last port of call before arriving back in the US next week. Indeed this stop was meant to be Cuba, but since we never got our license we were unable to go :(. But im sure Roatan will be a nice…

Incredible India!

Incredible India! Chennai and Fair Trade Shop I woke up early, as I always do to catch the sunrise and watch us pull into port. However this time it was cloudy, sticky, really humid, hot and there was no sun. So I went back to bed and woke up a bit later and watched us…

PURA VIDA!

Hola Todos! this was a post intended for a few days ago, but I sent it to the wrong address. Bienvenido a Costa Rica!!!! Yes we have just docked in Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. 20 Miles away from the main port city of Puntarenas. We have safely compelted our 18 day Pacific Crossing, with an…

100 Day Mark

Hi Everyone, Once again I must apologize for the slow updates recently. Finals are coming up and so are papers that need to be handed in. Once that is done with I shall be updating the site with key memories and experiences from India to Costa Rica and Honduras, oh! and of course of the…

Updates

Hey All, Sorry for the extreme delay in updates, and news from the Asian ports. Currently we are crossing the pacific, and today it has been rocking, shaking and turbulent unlike any other day we have had. In fact the ocean has sprayed on to the top decks of the ship, which has never happened…

Zhao An Hong Kong and China!

Da Jia Hao! We have just docked alongside Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong. How exciting, indeed this is the closest I will be to home on the entire voyage, and I am so excited!!!! I will be journeying to Beijing and then Lhasa, Tibet!!!! I cant wait to experience Tibet, though I am certain I…

Good Morning, Vietnam!

Hello Everyone! We have just docked in Ho Chi Minh City, or formerly known as Saigon in Vietnam! How exciting, I have lots planned and am looking forward to this country as it is the favorite one among many of the faculty and staff who have been here before. I am going to walk around…

Sea Olympics

On the day after Mauritius, October 5, 2011, the ship hosted the 107th sea Olympics, they do this on every voyage. Sea Olympics is a day where each sea (each area or section of cabins is part of a sea, I am part of the Yellow Sea) compete in a series of activities and cheers….

My 12 Hours in Mauritius

I woke up bright and early and waited at the gangway at around 5:30, 30 minutes before the let out time of 6AM. My friend and I were going to head into town and just wander about Port Louis for a couple of hours before I had to return to the ship to head out…

Voyage update

Hi All, Before I post an update on Mauritius, which by the way is a very beautiful island, I just wanted to give you an update on our trip around the world. So the Treasury Department has not yet granted us our license to go to Cuba, they have not denied it nor have they…

Mauritius

Hi All! We are currently docked in Mauritius!! How surreal! Sadly we are not allowed to get off until 6AM tomorrow morning. We sped up and arrived early because a passenger, who happens to be my “dad” in my extended family, had a non-life-threatening medical emergency. He has a detached retina, and cannot really see…