FUN-travel: South America: Regent 7 Seas Cruise – 22 Days – At Sea to Amazon River, Brazil

March 10, 2012 by  

Day 28 – Friday, March 2 – Day at Sea – Sunrise 6:07 – Sunset 6:12 – lots of big, thick, white billowy clouds mixed w/light gray – high 80’s, really warm

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Another Really Good Day!

  • 7:30 – wake up to cup of really, really hot cappuccino in room courtesy of my love
  • 8:00 – down to deck 6 for more cappuccino
  • 9:55 – breakfast of fresh fruit on Veranda
  • 10:30 – enrichment lecture on the Amazon river
  • Good News – Amazon anthropologist for 37 yrs has never taken Malaria pills – me either! (twice on trips have taken them & never even saw a mosquito)
  • 11:00 – walk around wine tasting  –  4 areas in dining room featuring wines from Chile, Argentina, Italy & US w/appetizers – VG!
  • 11:45 – King Neptune’s Equator Crossing Ceremony on pool deck
  • Bad News – missed most of it because of the wine tasting – looked like FUN
  • 12 noon – lunch – Asian BBQ & sushi – thank god for the pizzeria!

House on the Amazon

  • 2:30 back to room for A/C & siesta
  • Happy Hour – 6:30 – my favorite place – deck 6 (drinks stay cold)
  • Dinner – Compass Rose
  • 9:30 – entertainment – David DiMuzio – comedian & world champion juggler – pretty good!
  • Good News – rain @ night

    Along the Amazon

FF (FUN-fact) – Shellbacks are people who have crossed the equator and Pollywogs are those who have not.

Day 29 – Saturday, March 3 – Day on Amazon – Sunrise 6:34 – Sunset 6:38 – big thick clouds w/some blue skies, hot & humid

Another Really Good Day!

  • 7:30 – wake up to cup of really, really hot cappuccino in room courtesy of my love
  • 8:00 – down to deck 6 for more cappuccino
  • 9:55 – breakfast of fresh fruit on Veranda
  • 12 noon – lunch – Burger Heaven BBQ w/every kind of extra you can think of
  • 2:30 back to room for A/C & siesta
  • Happy Hour – 6:30 – favorite place – deck 6 lounge
  • Dinner – Prime 7 Steakhouse – upscale, reservation only – lobster tail & perfectly cooked strip steak VG!
  • Entertainment – Le Cirque Mariner – fabulous show staring Stephan & Cindy from Paris! (just like a mini Cirque de Soleil w/acrobatics & wires)

FF – The Amazon River carries more water than any other river in the world and is responsible for about one-fifth (twenty percent) of the fresh water that flows into the world’s oceans.

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