The beauty of Devil’s Island is offset by its dark history. During the 19th and 20th Century the prison housed thousands of prisoners, mainly French political exiles.
Follow my journey from Hong Kong to Miami during a 70-day partial world cruise on the Oceania Insignia. Today I experienced the grandeur of Brunei. Following is a pictorial of a few of the sights.
Brunei is a sovereign state located on the north coast of Borneo, in the South China Sea. This small country has the largest number of oil fields in Southeast Asia. With its vast gas and oil reserves, Brunei’s immense wealth is obvious from the opulence depicted in the photos within this post.
Hiking the Silau Silau Nature trail in Mount Kinabalu Park
Life goes on in the heart of Manila
Boarding Oceania Insignia for last two segments of World Cruise 2015; Hong Kong to Miami
The Swallow’s Nest is one of the most visited and photographed sites on the Crimean Peninsula. Located in the extreme southern part of Ukraine and jutting out into the Black Sea, the castle is featured in the film version of Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians. Many tourists visit the Swallow’s Nest from Yalta, a frequent port of call during Black Sea cruises.
Princess Cruises marked its upcoming 50th anniversary in 2015 by using the theme of the old television series The Love Boat during the christening ceremony of its newest ship, The Regal Princess, while the ship was docked in Port Everglades prior to embarking on her maiden season to the Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale.