Monthly Archives: January 2011

Day 26 – Sunday, January 30 – At Sea

We had another great day at sea today. We have actually come to look forward to a break from the hectic routine of port days. The sea days give us a chance to catch up on our rest, relax, and … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Saturday, January 29 Ilheus, Brazil

Ilhéus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, 430 km south of Salvador, the state’s capital. The city was originally founded in 1534 as Vila de São Jorge dos Ilhéus and is known as … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Saturday, January 28 – Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Salvador da Bahia (Portuguese pronunciation: [sawvaˈdoʁ], Savior; historic name: São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, in English: “Holy Savior of All Saints’ Bay”) is the second largest-city on the northeast coast of Brazil (after Recife) and the capital … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Wednesday, January 26 – Maceio, Brazil

Ok, I have to admit that I didn’t have what I said I was going to have for dinner last evening. In the interest of full disclosure, and for a couple of blog followers who have requested more information about … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Tuesday, January 25 – At Sea

Another day at sea. It is absolutely beautiful today; we only wish it had been this nice yesterday for our day in Fortaleza. Since I don’t have anything especially interesting to share with you to day, I thought I might … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Monday, January 24 – Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza (lit. “Fortress”, Portuguese pronunciation: [foʁtaˈlezɐ]) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. With a population of over 2.5 million (metropolitan region over 3.4 million), Fortaleza is the 5th largest city in Brazil. It has an area … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Sunday, January 23 – At Sea

Today is another day a sea. We woke up early, about 6:00AM. We made to breakfast just before 8:00 to find our usual group gathering. It is interesting that we make no formal plans to meet for breakfast, but almost … Continue reading

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