Archives for July 2006

Celebrity Captain Pleads Guilty to Operating Vessel Drunk

We continue to follow the story of the Celebrity Cruises Captain that was found to be drunk by the Coast Guard while operating the Mercury in Alaska. This is really interesting to us, because we like to sail the Mercury and have met this Captain before. We also will be sailing on the… [Continue Reading]

Boheme Pictures Posted

I have scanned and posted the pictures from our family’s 1979 cruise on the Commodore Cruise line Boheme. Again, I know my Mom has more pictures, and I will try to get her to send me the pictures to add to the album. Some of these pictures are still pretty funny. I… [Continue Reading]

Nearly 230 Sick on Mariner of the Seas

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – Nearly 230 people aboard a cruise ship fell ill with a gastrointestinal illness during a weeklong Caribbean voyage, the company said Saturday.
The illness, believed to be a norovirus brought onto the Mariner of the Seas by a passenger, struck 221 of the ship’s 3,660 passengers and six of its 1,202 crew… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Mediterranean Photography Excursions

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (July 27, 2006) – Guests sailing the Mediterranean and Greek Isles aboard Regent’s Seven Seas Voyager this fall will have an opportunity to participate in photography expeditions led by noted travel photographer Jesse Kalisher, as part of the line’s exclusive Circles of InterestSM series.
Kalisher will be a featured “Circle” host aboard the… [Continue Reading]

Cruise Talk Central Adds Forums

Cruise Talk Central is proud to announce the addition of forums to our blog. While we plan to continue to post news and other cruise topics on the main page, our primary goal here is to talk cruising with other folks. We have a passion for cruising and would love to meet others… [Continue Reading]