Sail West

Travel Around the World with Steve & Kim

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RED China

RED China

April 9, 2024 Shanghai, China Oh my god, this place is over the top!  Shanghai is quite a way inland from the open sea.  We took on our first of three pilots at 7...

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Tsunami?

Tsunami?

April 1-2, 2024 Sakaimanto, Japan. Oh boy, April 1st, the day of the fool…and the next day too.  I must get out there and listen!  Our final day in Japan and 1st day in Korea....

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A-Bomb

A-Bomb

March 30, 2024 Hiroshima, Japan We all know the story about the A-bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, but it really doesn’t sink in until you walk in the footsteps of all of...

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Japan, the friendly country

Japan, the friendly country

March 27, 2024 Amami Japan This is our second time visiting Japan and there is no other country more welcoming and helpful than the people of Japan. Day one started with what was...

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Republic of China

Republic of China

March 24, 2024 Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Our third and final stop in Taiwan.  Day one, we found our internet blocked, but later that afternoon, it was unblocked,...

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A Thrilla in Manila

A Thrilla in Manila

March 20, 2024 We are now looking at the Philippines through the rear-view mirror.  We made three very diverse and interesting stops in the Philippines.   The first two, I have...

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No internet access

Hi faithful readers. We were warned that China may block our access to the internet. Well, they did, so I will keep writing and post whenever I can. In the meantime, my webmaster...

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Welcome to the Philippines

Welcome to the Philippines

March 17, 2024 The Philippines: 7,ooo Islands, only about a thousand occupied.  The second poorest country, next to Indonesia in this part of the world.  Friendliest people ever....

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Timeline

Departs Los Angeles – January 10th

Arrives Athens – June 5th

Arrives Singapore – May 2nd

Our Cruise

28 Countries

72 Ports

Our Ship
Year of build 2010  /  Age: 14
Flag state  Bahamas
Builder T. Mariotti (Genoa, Italy)
Class Mega Yacht
Building cost USD 250 million
Speed 19 kn / 35 km/h / 22 mph
Length (LOA) 198 m / 650 ft
Beam (width) 25 m / 82 ft
Gross Tonnage 32346 gt
Passengers 450 – 540
Crew 330
Passengers-to-space ratio 60
Decks 11
Cabins 225
Decks with cabins 7
Last Refurbishment 2018
Sister-ships Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Quest
Christened by Lesley Lawson (Twiggy)
Owner Carnival Corporation & PLC (via Seabourn Cruise Line Ltd)
Operator Seabourn Cruises

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