Roatan Honduras

Roatan Honduras, a popular cruise port on Western Caribbean itineraries is noted for its great beaches, water sports like skin and scuba diving and eco wildlife tours. Info on where you dock and what to see. Some Good Links To More Information On Visiting Roatan Honduras >

Cruising Through The Panama Canal

One very popular cruise itinerary is transiting the Panama Canal. Cruises generally cover three categories. West to east normally starting in a California port and ending in Florida. The reverse, east to west and Caribbean cruises that go part way through the canal and return to the Caribbean. The best way to experience the canalContinue reading “Cruising Through The Panama Canal”

Iguazú Falls, South America’s Wonder

Picture a wide, slow moving river flowing through tropical jungles around hundreds of islands thick with trees. The water at the nearer bank flattens and slowly spreads out into jungle, while the far side narrows and seems to funnel into a U shaped trough. Clouds of mist billow skyward as the trough drops away intoContinue reading “Iguazú Falls, South America’s Wonder”

Port of Call Roatan Honduras

The Caribbean Island of Roatan, Honduras Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean and is becoming a popular cruise itinerary destination. Like many Caribbean destinations it is recognized for its beautiful beaches, water sports, including premier scuba and skin diving, and modern resorts. It also has a growing number ofContinue reading “Port of Call Roatan Honduras”

Abandoned, Derelict and Thrown Away Boats

A SHORT STORY Throw Away Boats   If you travel a lot, especially if you are a cruise enthusiast, you will on occasion come across ship and boat wrecks either grounded or in shallow water. They seem to garner more attention than wrecked and abandoned cars on land. Maybe there is something more intriguing orContinue reading “Abandoned, Derelict and Thrown Away Boats”

The Falklands, Home to Penguins and Seals

Off To See Penguins, Sea Lions and Seals Deep in the South Atlantic there is an archipelago known as the Falkland Islands. Generally, these are isolated, windswept islands where raising sheep and cattle are the main businesses. Covering about 4,700 square miles, the Falklands has a population of a little over 3,000 pe The touristContinue reading “The Falklands, Home to Penguins and Seals”

Port of Call Stanley, The Falkland Islands

Stanley the Capital of the Falkland Islands Growing in popularity with cruise ships, the Falkland Islands are located over a thousand miles east of Argentina. The archipelago consists of two main and 776 smaller islands. The capital is Stanley on East Falkland which is home to a majority of the nation’s three thousand residents. TheContinue reading “Port of Call Stanley, The Falkland Islands”

The Bristol Hotel In Buenos Aries

The Bristol Hotel A Great Choice For Location and Economy in Buenos Aries On a recent trip to Antarctica we passed through Buenos Aries twice. The first was an extended visit and the second was a place to stay in transit. In both occasions we stayed at the Bristol Hotel in were very happy withContinue reading “The Bristol Hotel In Buenos Aries”

A Great Steak In Buenos Aries

Don’t miss great steaks at incredible prices in Buenos Aries. Argentina is most famous for the tango and gaúchos and nowhere is that tradition celebrated more than in Buenos Aries. The gaúchos are South American horsemen honored for their skill, but they are above all else, cattlemen and Argentina is a country that knows somethingContinue reading “A Great Steak In Buenos Aries”