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Cruise Diary: Burnie, Tasmania

Cruise Diary: Burnie, Tasmania

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. Burnie is the gateway to Northern Tasmania and a commercial seaport that ships out the mineral wealth of the island….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Kangaroo Island

Cruise Diary: Kangaroo Island

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Kangaroo Island, South Australia. On November 17th the Volendam made a short 100-mile overnight sail from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island. We felt fortune…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Port Lincoln, Australia

Cruise Diary: Port Lincoln, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their call at Port Lincoln, Australia. On November 15th, we were in Port Lincoln. We took a shore excursion tour called “Oceans and Oysters”. Port Lincoln is on…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Port…”

Cruise Diary: Esperance, Australia

Cruise Diary: Esperance, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their call at Esperance, Australia. On November 12th, Al and I took the “Bay of Islands Wildlife Cruise” to Woody Island in the Recherché Archipelago with Esperance Island…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Albany, Australia

Cruise Diary: Albany, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their port call at Albany, Australia. On Sunday, November 11th, we visited Albany. The shore excursion to “Albany World and the Coastal Scenes” was sold out so we…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Komodo Island

Cruise Diary: Komodo Island

Al and I spent the morning on Komodo Island. We took a HAL shore excursion called “Komodo Island Trek” to see the Komodo Dragons. Everyone that exited the ship that day had to be on a tour with a Komodo Island National Park Ranger. It is too dangerous to wander around on your own. Surprisingly…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Darwin, Australia

Cruise Diary: Darwin, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their port call at Darwin, Australia. When we arrived in Darwin we knew it was going to be hot so I thought we should take a long tour….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Day 2 at Cairns, Australia

Cruise Diary: Day 2 at Cairns, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy these photos from their second day at port in Cairns, Australia. On our second day in Cairns, Al and I took a tour called “The Kuranda Experience” to Kuranda, a funky…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 2…”