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Saturday’s scene: beyond Sydney

2012/02/03by Donna Hull


Sydney Opera house

A Sydney to Los Angeles cruise is next on our boomer travel schedule. Alan and I are boomers who can’t get enough of small ship cruising. After Virgin Australia whisks us across the Pacific, we’ll be ready to spend a couple of days exploring Sydney from our headquarters at the Four Seasons Sydney before cruising the Pacific on Seabourn Odyssey. Since this is our second trip to Australia’s Harbor City, we’ll be looking for adventure beyond the opera house and zoo. Here’s hoping that the weather won’t be as steamy as last time.

Once we board the Odyssey, it will be rest and relaxation South Pacific style. Take a look at this itinerary with mostly new-to-us ports:

  • Sydney, Austrailia
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Nouema, New Caledonia
  • Il des Pins, New Caledonia
  • Port Vila, Vanuatu
  • Lautoka, Fiji
  • Pag Pago, American Samoa
  • Fanning Island, Kiribati
  • Kona, Hawaii
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Lahaina, Hawaii
  • Los, Angeles, CA

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A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Make It Missoula and is the author of My Itchy Travel Feet: Breathtaking Adventure Vacation Ideas.

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Sherry Ott
February 4, 2012 at 11:04 am

Wow – what a trip! Love that you are stopping in Hawaii too!
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Mark H February 4, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Welcome to my home city. I have always likes the fact that one of Sydney’s first impressions for those arriving by cruise ship is the magnificent harbour and Opera House.
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rashmi February 5, 2012 at 4:44 pm

Sounds like a fun plan. Have a great trip.


Jackie Smith
February 10, 2012 at 10:21 am

Bon Voyage! Sounds like a great itinerary. We are on countdown for our cruise from Sydney to Singapore on Celebrity so reading of your travels will keep the travel juices flowing.
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Donna Hull
February 21, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Have a great time on your Celebrity cruise, Jackie.


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