Tag: Silversea Cruises


Town of Gereinger at the end of its namesake fjord

Most passenger ships have been sitting idly at anchor since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the cruise industry last February. A few cruise lines had hoped to resume operations by year-end, but it now looks like it may be late spring of 2021 or later before most start sailing again. Until then, all I can do is dream about my favourite cruse destinations and where I will be sailing to once a Covid-19 vaccine makes travelling by ship safe again.


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Magnificent Frigate Bird with puffed up pouch

In part one of this two-part series, my wife Gail and I boarded the Silver Galapagos expedition ship in Baltra, and began our seven-night cruise through the Galapagos Islands by sailing to Darwin Bay on Genovesa Island. In part 2, we continue our voyage of discovery in the Galapagos, 97 per cent of which is a National Park surrounded by one of the largest marine reserves in the world, where we encounter Blue-Footed Boobies, Magnificent Frigate Birds, iguanas, giant tortoises and other incredible wildlife. Continue reading “THE GORGEOUS GALAPAGOS: DARWIN’S DREAM DESTINATION (PART 2)”