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A 20-Day Holiday Cruise around South America from Rio to Valparaiso including four days in Antarctica.

A 10-Day Thanksgiving Cruise to all the Mexican Riviera Ports from Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas

A narrative report of a cruise aboard Holland America's ROTTERDAM. From Rotterdam in the Netherlands to Athens with 8 ports-of-call in between. With links to hundreds of Pictures

A Windjammer sailing adventure with the tall ship, Legacy, in the southern Caribbean visiting Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and the Venezuelan islands.

On the Rotterdam cruising the Panama Canal with port stops at Puerto Limon, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Cayman, the San Blas Islands and Key West.

The Motor Vessel, Amazing Grace, was the supply ship for Windjammer Barefoot Cruises.  This is a report of one of it's voyages.

A 14-day Caribbean Holiday Cruise visiting Barbados, Aruba, Bonaire, Martinique, the Cayman Islands, Tortola, St. Thomas and the Bahamas. Text and lots of pictures.

A Description of the Battle of the Saintes in April 1782. A French-British naval battle that changed the political face of the Caribbean and established an important naval tactic.


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Check this page to find out if you are a redneck. Most all of this material is attributed to Jeff Foxworthy

A picture tour along the Las Vegas Strip with a side trip to the Las Vegas Speedway and the Carroll Shelby showroom and museum.

On November 7, 1872 the Mary Celeste left New York with 1700 barrels of raw American alcohol bound for Genoa. The captain, his family and crew were never seen again.

On May 10th in 1869 the first transcontinental railroad was completed by the driving of a symbolic golden spike at Promontory Summit in The Utah Territory.  Today, Promontory Summit is a National Historic Site.

First opened over 100 years ago, the line between Provo and Heber hauled supplies and livestock until the 1970's. Now it is operated by State of Utah as a year-round tourist attraction.

The Famous Dancing Babies with some of their animated friends.

Famous one-liners from America's dead-pan comedian.
"I spilled spot remover on my dog. He's gone now."

Trashy Signs, Slogans,Funny sayings, Taglines, One-Liners and Office Mottos.
"If you feet smell and your nose runs, you're built upside down."

The Nautical Origins of some common everyday expressions such as Footloose, Groggy, Toe the Line, Under the Weather and many more.

Pictures and details of over 40 military aircraft on display at the Hill AFB Aerospace Museum.

Tahiti and French Polynesia, a picture album from Tahiti, Bora Bora and Club Med - Moorea.

If you are thinking about your first cruise or planning your next one, check out this page:
Cruise Tips and Suggestions.

And from the farthest depths of The FortOgden Archives:
A Whitehouse Affair, "La Blanca Casa Scandola"

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