February 2018

Tuesday 6th February

Today we return home. After a late breakfast we waited in the hotel lobby for our limo transfer to the airport! Our flight was scheduled for 16:35 p.m. and we were there early enough to see the Boeing 747-400 series arrive from London. There are only a few of these aeroplanes still used by major …

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Monday 5th February

At 7:00 a.m. we awoke to a beautiful sunrise through the curtains, which was actually reflected by the windows of a nearby tower block.    After breakfast we met the Hop-on Hop-off Tour Bus at the Convention Centre. We drove direct to Highway 101 to Hollywood. We saw the first 4 level highway intersection and …

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Sunday 4th February

We arrived in Los Angeles before sunrise and had to have an early breakfast in preparation for disembarkation. All passengers were divided into groups determined initially by those who had aeroplanes to catch or those that had independent transfer arrangements. We had to meet our car for transfer to the hotel at 09:30 a.m.   …

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Saturday 3rd February

At daybreak this morning we were still working our way northwestwards off the coast of Baja California. By mid-afternoon we still had some 260 miles to go to reach Los Angeles. This morning we took the opportunity to watch a cookery demonstration by the Executive Chef Antonio Constantino assisted by the Maitre d’Hotel Giuseppe Castino. …

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Friday 2nd February

Shortly after sunrise at 07:30 a.m. we were offshore from the Mexican port of Puerto Vallarta and the mouth of the Sea of Cortez which is separated from the Pacific Ocean by the long peninsular of Baja California. The sea is the mouth of the Colorado River that has carved its way across the southwest …

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Thursday 1st February

Today is another day at sea so we thought that we would take this opportunity to show you around the Coral Princess. At the start of the tour which lasted an hour, we are off Mexico and have had a rain shower during lunch.           The ship is owned by Princess Cruises …

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