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Started by alen galloway. Last reply by Barry Vaudrin Jan 13, 2011.

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The Perfect Hawaiian Cruise Vacation

Since my wife, Terri, was a little girl, one of her wildest dreams was to one-day experience a magical vacation to Hawaii.  When I married Terri, the girl of my dreams, I told her that I would show her the world.  Following through with my promise, I’ve taken her to China, Norway, the Caribbean, and Alaska, but the dream destination from her childhood still called out to her. …


Posted by Barry Vaudrin on August 24, 2011 at 8:34pm

Cruise / Tour with Viking River Cruises


On August 19th, 2009 my wife and I flew from Minneapolis to Chicago, then to Beijing, China, to participate in a cruise / tour adventure with Viking River Cruises, and their Imperial Jewels of China 12-day excursion. This excursion included six nights in luxury hotels and five nights on their river vessel called the Viking Century Sun. We flew into Beijing and spent three nights in the Raffles Hotel, then we flew to Xian (pronounced ‘She Hon’) and stayed in the Shangri-La… Continue

Posted by Barry Vaudrin on September 24, 2009 at 1:13pm

Seven Seas Mariner Review

Early morning June 17th we packed our bags, my wife Terri and I, and my son Jacob departed Minneapolis non-stop for Vancouver to embark on an Alaska cruise adventure aboard Regent’s Seven Seas Mariner. I have been on about 300 cruises over the years, I love being at sea, I love cruising, and enjoy every chance I get to be on a cruise ship, so this opportunity to cruise on the upscale luxury

Seven Seas Mariner in a penthouse suite was without question a delight and a… Continue

Posted by Barry Vaudrin on July 2, 2009 at 6:03pm


With Barry's recent cruise on NORWEGIAN PEARL, it made me think of our cruises on the ship that helped grow the cruise industry into what it is today, the SS NORWAY.

I thought I'd post a few photos of NORWAY and remember her the way she was. Latest photos from Alang India show her scrapping to be nearly complete.

Posted by Dan Cottle on November 8, 2008 at 8:33pm


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