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Amazing Moments: Strait of Gibraltar

In Uncategorized on November 23, 2013 at 8:35 pm

The next amazing moment I want to share with you as one of the highlights of the last 7 months is sailing through the Strait of Gibraltar. The first time we did it, it was in the wee hours of the morning and we could only see the headlights of cars and bridge lights. The second time we sailed through it was daylight. It was so amazing to see Europe on one side and Africa on the other. In the daylight we were even able to see the rock of Gibraltar. Magnificent!! This photo makes me remember how far we came and it also reminds me of all the times we gathered together on the open deck to watch for something life-changing.

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The Strait

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2013 at 6:57 am

I just wanted to talk for a moment about passing through the strait of Gibraltar. It was the most amazing event! It happened at 1:30am and there were guests and crew all over the open decks. As it was so late we could only see lights, but it was unreal. On the left, you could see headlights from Spain and on the right, lights from Africa! As I stood out on the deck with my colleagues, huddled for warmth (traveling at 20 knots makes for a chilly breeze!), I realized that it was one of those moments that you remember forever, that you talk about until you die. Cross one off my bucket list!! It was an amazingly magical moment that I will treasure for always! Obviously a photo does not do it justice, but I’m going to include one anyway! I also took pictures of the ship’s map channel!!

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