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TransAtlantic
  Cruising
          with

   Joanne & Greg West
a busy port
a busy port



Fort Lauderdale

our departure point
Pier
       at
Fort Lauderdale
    Florida

  busy as an
   airport
Front of ship on deck 10




Pier at Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Half Moon Cay, Island
Half Moon Cay, Island


LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau

              inside the Bermuda Triangle
Half Moon Cay, Island


  LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau

                  inside the Bermuda T...
Half Moon Cay, Island


    LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau

                    inside the Bermu...
Half Moon Cay, Island


      LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau

                      inside the B...
shuttle boats
  to island
Bermuda triangle
Bermuda triangle




    Santo Domingo
Fort Lauderdale

                  Bermuda triangle




                      Santo Domingo
Fort Lauderdale

                  Bermuda triangle


                  Half Moon Cay
                      Island



    ...
Florida to Rome
                                              Rome
                    5,163 miles
Florida
               ...
Florida to Rome
                               Rome
             5,163 miles
Florida
          in a straight line
what is there to do
  way out here

     7 days?
You eat, eat, and then
You eat, eat, and then

EAT more...
view while dining...
Amazing Shows Nitely
The Harry James Orchestra
      stand-up comics

      other musicians

           singers

        dance shows

         ...
daytime lectures and talks...
daytime lectures and talks...
you can simply sit and watch
     the world go by...
or have a snack at your leisure anytime
Joanne using
  wireless
  Internet




                 public
               computer
                 room
walking around the deck is good exercise
what else is there to do?
what else is there to do?


• dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
what else is there to do?


• dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
• 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof
what else is there to do?


• dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
• 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roo...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
what else is there to do?


•   dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
•   2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable...
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                                              Mediterranean Sea



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Life Boats

  double as
shuttle boats
   to ports
Madeira Island
early morning arrival



                        360 miles to Africa
tobogganing in Madeira
Of course we did it...
returning to the ship
Africa
Africa
• Africa is the world's second-largest and
  second most-populous continent, after Asia.
Africa
   • Africa is the world's second-largest and
     second most-populous continent, after Asia.

• With about 922 mi...
Africa
   • Africa is the world's second-largest and
     second most-populous continent, after Asia.

• With about 922 mi...
Sahara Desert - Prison




between Marakesh and Casablanca
The Atlas Mountains run 1500 miles through
        Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.
The Sahara desert stretches across much of North
Africa covering over 9 000 000 square kilometers
(roughly the size of the...
It has an annual rainfall of 0 - 25 millimeters and is very windy
with windstorms sweeping the sand up to heights of 1000
...
Marrakesh
Berber origin meaning:
    quot;Land of Godquot;
Moroccan Fantasia
                                      8th. C. military tactic




Fantasia is a horse-riding spectacle t...
Moroccan Fantasia
                                      8th. C. military tactic




Fantasia is a horse-riding spectacle t...
Tangier, Morocco, Africa
You must hire a guide!!!
Mediterranean Sea in the distant
Monte Carlo
Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco’s Castle
       He is the son of Rainier III, Prince of
    Monaco and his princess ...
home of the Grand Prix
Statue donated to
Prince Albert I on
his 25th. birthday
representing Science
discovering the
riches of the ocean
       - ...
Pisa, Italy
Pisa, Italy
Piazza dei Miracoli
   “Pisa Square”
Lucca, Italy
          A Medieval City




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walking
tour...
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After travelling twice across the Atlantic to Africa and beyond, Joanne and I were asked to do a Keynote presentation to a group of 70+ at Central Forum http://www.centralunitedsarnia.ca/central_forum.htm

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Trans Atlantic Crusing Keynote

  1. 1. TransAtlantic Cruising with Joanne & Greg West
  2. 2. a busy port
  3. 3. a busy port Fort Lauderdale our departure point
  4. 4. Pier at Fort Lauderdale Florida busy as an airport
  5. 5. Front of ship on deck 10 Pier at Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  6. 6. Half Moon Cay, Island
  7. 7. Half Moon Cay, Island LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau inside the Bermuda Triangle
  8. 8. Half Moon Cay, Island LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau inside the Bermuda Triangle OWNED BY.......................Holland America’s private island
  9. 9. Half Moon Cay, Island LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau inside the Bermuda Triangle OWNED BY.......................Holland America’s private island SIZE OF ISLAND..............1,700-acre island — only 2% developed
  10. 10. Half Moon Cay, Island LOCATION.......................100 miles south of Nassau inside the Bermuda Triangle OWNED BY.......................Holland America’s private island SIZE OF ISLAND..............1,700-acre island — only 2% developed FEATURES:.........................a huge interior lagoon and a 2-mile beach
  11. 11. shuttle boats to island
  12. 12. Bermuda triangle
  13. 13. Bermuda triangle Santo Domingo
  14. 14. Fort Lauderdale Bermuda triangle Santo Domingo
  15. 15. Fort Lauderdale Bermuda triangle Half Moon Cay Island Santo Domingo
  16. 16. Florida to Rome Rome 5,163 miles Florida in a straight line BUT we d idn ’t go stra ig h t a c ro s s d ue t o bad wea t h e r. . .
  17. 17. Florida to Rome Rome 5,163 miles Florida in a straight line
  18. 18. what is there to do way out here 7 days?
  19. 19. You eat, eat, and then
  20. 20. You eat, eat, and then EAT more...
  21. 21. view while dining...
  22. 22. Amazing Shows Nitely
  23. 23. The Harry James Orchestra stand-up comics other musicians singers dance shows magicians floor shows and much, much, more...
  24. 24. daytime lectures and talks...
  25. 25. daytime lectures and talks...
  26. 26. you can simply sit and watch the world go by...
  27. 27. or have a snack at your leisure anytime
  28. 28. Joanne using wireless Internet public computer room
  29. 29. walking around the deck is good exercise
  30. 30. what else is there to do?
  31. 31. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing)
  32. 32. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof
  33. 33. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym
  34. 34. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour
  35. 35. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club
  36. 36. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo
  37. 37. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong
  38. 38. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers
  39. 39. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers
  40. 40. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers • movie theatre
  41. 41. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers • movie theatre • library
  42. 42. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers • movie theatre • library • casino (open when at sea)
  43. 43. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers • movie theatre • library • casino (open when at sea) • specialty coffee shop (card playing & games)
  44. 44. what else is there to do? • dance lessons (ballroom and line dancing) • 2 swimming pools & hot tubs with retractable roof • fully equipped modern gym • spa & sauna & beauty parlour • bridge club • bingo • shuffle board and ping pong • talent show with passengers • live game shows with passengers • movie theatre • library • casino (open when at sea) • specialty coffee shop (card playing & games) • sit in the Crow’s Nest on deck 10 and watch the waves
  45. 45. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  46. 46. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  47. 47. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  48. 48. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  49. 49. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  50. 50. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  51. 51. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  52. 52. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  53. 53. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  54. 54. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  55. 55. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  56. 56. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  57. 57. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  58. 58. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  59. 59. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  60. 60. Grenoa * Mediterranean Sea Tangiers * Casablanca * Madeira Island * Canary Islands Safi *
  61. 61. Life Boats double as shuttle boats to ports
  62. 62. Madeira Island early morning arrival 360 miles to Africa
  63. 63. tobogganing in Madeira
  64. 64. Of course we did it...
  65. 65. returning to the ship
  66. 66. Africa
  67. 67. Africa • Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia.
  68. 68. Africa • Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. • With about 922 million people, it accounts for about 14.2% of the World's human population.
  69. 69. Africa • Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. • With about 922 million people, it accounts for about 14.2% of the World's human population. the following pictures are from our 1st crossing...
  70. 70. Sahara Desert - Prison between Marakesh and Casablanca
  71. 71. The Atlas Mountains run 1500 miles through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.
  72. 72. The Sahara desert stretches across much of North Africa covering over 9 000 000 square kilometers (roughly the size of the United States).
  73. 73. It has an annual rainfall of 0 - 25 millimeters and is very windy with windstorms sweeping the sand up to heights of 1000 meters and moving the sand dunes constantly.
  74. 74. Marrakesh Berber origin meaning: quot;Land of Godquot;
  75. 75. Moroccan Fantasia 8th. C. military tactic Fantasia is a horse-riding spectacle that includes hundreds of charging horsemen wearing traditional clothing.
  76. 76. Moroccan Fantasia 8th. C. military tactic Fantasia is a horse-riding spectacle that includes hundreds of charging horsemen wearing traditional clothing.
  77. 77. Tangier, Morocco, Africa
  78. 78. You must hire a guide!!!
  79. 79. Mediterranean Sea in the distant
  80. 80. Monte Carlo
  81. 81. Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco’s Castle He is the son of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and his princess consort, Grace Kelly. His sisters are The Princess of Hanover and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco.
  82. 82. home of the Grand Prix
  83. 83. Statue donated to Prince Albert I on his 25th. birthday representing Science discovering the riches of the ocean - 1914 -
  84. 84. Pisa, Italy
  85. 85. Pisa, Italy Piazza dei Miracoli “Pisa Square”
  86. 86. Lucca, Italy A Medieval City our walking tour...

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