Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 7: At Sea

One More Relaxing Day At Sea With Silversea Position as of 16:13 L: 24° 15’48” N, 36° 03’42” E Speed: 15.3 knots Wind: 61 km/h / Seas: 3 metres Temperature: 23.9°C Saturday, April 11, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Our final day at sea onboard Silversea’s Silver Wind before our arrival in Safaga, Egypt […]

  • April 13, 2015
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Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 6: Luxury At Sea

Sailing the Red Sea with Silversea Position as of 15:05 L: 18° 14’32” N, 39° 55’24” E Speed: 16.9 knots Wind: 10 km/h / Seas: less than 1 metre Temperature: 44.7°C Friday, April 10, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports It’s Day Three of four straight days at sea here onboard Silversea’s Silver Wind as […]

  • April 11, 2015

Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 5: At Sea

Sailing the Gulf of Aden Position as of 18:49 L: 12° 58’19” N, 43° 11’57” E Speed: 19.7 knots Wind: 8 km/h / Seas: less than 1 metre Thursday, April 9, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Silversea’s Silver Wind finds herself once again in the Gulf of Aden today as she makes her way […]

  • April 11, 2015
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Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 4: Sailing the Indian Ocean

At Sea en-route to Safaga, Egypt Position as of 24:00 L: 12° 58’22” N, 48° 14’13” E Speed: 18 knots Wind: 13 km/h / Seas: 1 metre Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind is zipping along the Gulf of Aden at the relatively fast speed of 18 knots. […]

  • April 10, 2015

Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 3: Salalah, Oman

Ships of Sand and Fog in Salalah “After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say ‘I want to see the manager.” – William S. Burroughs Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Last night after filing my daily report, I took a stroll around Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind […]

  • April 7, 2015
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Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 2: At Sea

At Sea en-route to Salalah, Oman Position as of Noon: 19° 59’02” N, 58° 50’25” E Speed: 15.80 knots Wind: 50 km/h / Seas: 1 metre Distance Sailed from Muscat: 268 Nautical Miles   Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Monday, April 6, 2015 Our first day onboard Silversea’s elegant Silver Wind is a relaxing one, […]

  • April 6, 2015
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Silver Wind Middle East Adventure Day 1: Embarkation in Muscat

Embarking the Silver Wind in Muscat Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. – Henry Miller Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Sunday, April 5, 2015 After 29 hours of travel, […]

  • April 5, 2015
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Six-Plus Weeks Of River Cruising, Plus Viking Star & Silver Wind On Live Voyage Reports

Now through the middle of May, Aaron Saunders and I will be reporting from Europe, live from four river cruises, and two ocean cruises, one on the new Viking Star and the other on Silver Wind. Aaron is already in Amsterdam, ready to cover the naming of 12 Viking Longships. That’s right, a dozen new […]

  • March 22, 2015