Voyage 7815

Fort Lauderdale to Acapulco

 

 

Day 1 - September 1, 2008 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

The sun was out, and it was a beautiful day in Fort Lauderdale. At 11h00, the ship was ready for embarkation. We welcomed the...


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Day 2 - September 2, 2008 - Day At Sea

After heavy rain during the night, it was a pleasant surprise to wake to a warm and fine, but steamy, morning. During the night hundreds of...


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Day 3 - September 3, 2008 - Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo Mexico

Our voyage through the Caribbean was so smooth – despite the fact that we were sneaking in through hurricanes Gustav and Hanna...


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Day 4 - September 4, 2008 - Long Key Island, Light House Reef Mexico

Early in the morning, at 6:00 am, the Prince Albert II picked up our local pilot at San Pedro, Ambergris Key. He will lead us through the ...


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Day 5 - September 5, 2008 - Belize City and Peccary Park

This morning found the Prince Albert II anchored just outside of Belize City, the capital of the country, for a morning start of our planned...


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Day 6 - September 6, 2008 - Monkey River, Nim Li Punit, Punta Gorda, Belize

At 06:40 a.m. we had arrived at our anchor position, and no alarm clock was needed, as the sound of the anchor...


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Day 7 - September 7, 2008 - Sailing the Caribbean Sea, En Route to Panama

After our busy days of excursions in Mexico and Belize, we had a chance to enjoy a relaxing day at sea onboard the Prince Albert II sailing through...


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Day 8 - September 8, 2008 - Day At Sea, En Route to San Blas, Panama

The morning started in a relaxed way, and soon after breakfast I gave the first lecture of the educational program for today. It was entitled...


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Day 9 - September 9, 2008 - San Blas, Panama

Today, as we had breakfast, we could see the islands that comprise the San Blas archipelago during our slow approach. There were many...


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Day 10 - September 10, 2008 - Panama Canal Crossing, Republic of Panama

Having experienced the thunderstorm and lightning at Willy Dupe yesterday afternoon, hopes were high, but...


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Day 11 - September 11, 2008 - Coiba Island, Panama

This morning started in a comfortable way with morning landfall at a small islet just off Coiba Island National Park in Panama. The place is called...


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Day 12 - September 12, 2008 - Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica

We had an excellent morning sailing smooth calm waters in the Pacific Ocean while en route to Puerto Quepos in Costa Rica. During the early hours of the morning ...


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Day 13 - September 13, 2008 - En Route to Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Today was a beautiful, sunny day. Already during breakfast we could see some seabirds flying around the ship, chasing flying fish. Most of them were...


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Day 14 - September 14, 2008 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Another beautiful warm morning as we cruised into the Port of Puerto Quetzal, our stop in Guatemala. Even though this was our...


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Day 15 - September 15, 2008 - Sailing the Pacific Coast of Mexico

Early morning we had the first sightings of dolphins and turtles. A few birds approached the ship but did not stay with us for too long. However...


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Day 16 - September 16, 2008 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Having traveled along the coast of Mexico and having heard from our Expedition Leader Suzanna that Huatulco would have several...


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