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26 October 2016; Panama Canal.

26 October 2016; Panama Canal.

And thus we arrived at the breakwaters of Cristobal at 05.00 hrs. and then nothing happened. Same for the Zuiderdam; they had arrived even earlier and nothing happened for them either. For some reason the planned convoy scheduling had gone awry and the cruise ships kept being put back. Thus it was not until 07.30…   read more of “26 October 2016;…”

25 Oct. 2016; Cartagena, Colombia.

25 Oct. 2016; Cartagena, Colombia.

I was running around by 05.30 in the morning as I had supervision and support of the new junior officers on my schedule. So I had the enjoyment of seeing sunrise over Cartagena and the pilot boarding. Before twilight started there was a nice light show in the clouds of big electric discharges but with…   read more of “25 Oct. 2016;…”