Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 6

Richards Bay & the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Early this morning, another storm washed over Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind just after 7am. Ferocious rain and wind lashed the ship, and I stood rooted to the windows in my suite for a good fifteen minutes as the storm raged on before suddenly stopping. Even so, skies remained […]

  • January 7, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 5

An afternoon in Maputo, Mozambique Day broke on another peaceful, if cloudy, morning aboard Silversea’s sleek Silver Wind as we made our way up the coast, destined for Maputo, Mozambique.  With our arrival scheduled for the afternoon, guests took the opportunity to sleep in, relax, and enjoy themselves – which in itself is never difficult […]

  • January 6, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 4

Unwinding aboard the elegant Silver Wind Position as of this writing: 27° 50.19’  S, 32° 43.20’ E Speed: 14 knots Wind: 2.8 km Bound for: Maputo, Mozambique Guests aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind were treated to another relaxing day of cruising the Indian Ocean today, as we sail through the night bound for Maputo, Mozambique. This […]

  • January 5, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 3

A Life-Altering Adventure at Addo Elephant Park Under cloudy skies this morning, Silversea’s intimate Silver Wind glided silently into the port for Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Founded in 1820 to house British settlers, Port Elizabeth is now a part of the much-broader Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, which has an approximate population of over 1.3 million […]

  • January 4, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 2

Cruising the Indian Ocean aboard Silversea’s Silver Wind Position as of this writing: 34° 14.32’  S, 24° 10.05’ E Speed: 14 knots Wind: 69.7 km Bound for: Port Elizabeth, South Africa After departing from Cape Town, South Africa last evening, Silversea’s Silver Wind almost immediately encountered heavy, rolling swells and high winds. This, in turn, […]

  • January 3, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report – Day 1

Cape Town, South Africa and the beautiful Silver Wind As I write this, I am comfortably settled into my suite here onboard Silversea’s elegant and intimate Silver Wind, docked here in the port of Cape Town, South Africa. Out my window, the imposing hulk of Table Bay Mountain stands watch over the town, just as […]

  • January 2, 2016

Silver Wind Live Voyage Report: South Africa – Preview

The journey of 10,000 miles begins! Today marks the beginning of a thrilling 25-hour journey to Cape Town, South Africa, and the start of another Live Voyage Report. Waiting for me in Cape Town is Silversea’s intimate and luxurious Silver Wind – a ship I’ve long hoped to sail aboard. Over the course of 10 […]

  • January 1, 2016

Silver Wind Middle East Adventure: Recapping A Journey with Silversea

Call of the Middle East “We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.” Rudyard Kipling Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports On Monday, April 20, I disembarked Silversea’s Silver Wind in the port of Piraeus, Greece – perhaps better known as the gateway to Athens. Berthed alongside us was our sister-ship, Silver […]

  • April 25, 2015