Category Archives: Travel

Flight security

Glad to see that the US are doing their utmost to further increase flight security. Advertisements

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Zetland Hall, Hong Kong

The history of Zetland Hall. The first Masonic Hall in Hong Kong was built in 1846 by The Zetland Lodge No. 525, English Constitution and was named Zetland Hall in honour of the Lodge that built it. The Zetland Lodge … Continue reading

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Who moved my cheese?

Seen in Hong Kong.

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China’s beautiful islands

It’s almost weekend, and I am in island mode and mood today. Found a nice site with beautiful pictures of China’s nature. These are the 10 most beautiful islands in China. Have a nice weekend!

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Shin Nishinomiya Yacht Harbour.

During one of my recent visits to Kobe, I had a bit of time for myself one afternoon. So I took the opportunity, and paid a visit to the Shin Nishinomiya Yacht Harbour just a bit outside of Kobe. The … Continue reading

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Christmas in Thailand.

On December 20 we left for Phuket via Bangkok. We had rented a boat from Rob Williams’ YachtPro in Yacht Haven Marina, and were scheduled to leave for a 5 day trip starting Monday December 20. We stayed 2 nights … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

An early Merry Christmas to you all from the Stranded Mariner. I am taking the family to a short holiday in Thailand today. We will start in Phuket, where we chartered a Beneteau Oceanis 323 to do some sailing around … Continue reading

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