Our 2018 Trip across the Pacific

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Navigating these pages: In the following itinerary, there are several columns describing the day. Clicking on a link in a column (where it exists) ...

Day(Cruise)
shows the ordinal number of the day of travel, and in parentheses, the day of the cruise.
Date
will take you to the corresponding photo album page for the day. Due to space considerations, the original photos are not stored here (only the "medium" and "large" sizes). If you want to see the originals, please visit one of my other servers at ajh.co
Track
will take you to the track for the day. This is a GPX file, which needs to be opened with Google Earth. Browsers such as Chrome and Firefox will do this automatically for you (email me if you have trouble setting them up). If you do have trouble, then try clicking on the (alt) link. This gives a direct browser-rendering of the track, but isn't as much fun to play with. Not all days were tracked, and these days will have no link to open.
Time
shows the hours of travel for the day (not a link).
Blog
will take you to the corresponding diary entry, which is recorded later on this page.

Within the diary entries, the date heading is a link to the photo page (as for the itinerary). The day of the week/ordinal number is a link back to the itinerary, and the day's title is a link to the track (as for the itinerary).

All dates and times are local times. This can give anomalous timings when travel across time zones is involved. Where a change of time zone is involved, offsets from UTC are given in parentheses. A single UTC offset indicates the local time for the day, and if multiple UTC offsets are given, these indicate the UTC zones travelled.

Note that the pages will change over time as I complete my editing of the resources. I am currently restructuring the tracks and blogs, so expect anomalous results for days after the checkpoint mentioned above. Where an entry in the time column exists, the day is up-to-date. Note also that when the document refers to 'John', the author is assumed, unless stated otherwise.

Day 5: April 18, 2018 Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 05:00 PM Port Vila, Vanuatu Day 6: April 19, 2018 AT SEA Day 7: April 20, 2018 Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 05:00 PM Lautoka, Fiji Day 8: April 21, 2018 Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 04:00 PM Dravuni Island, FijiTRNW Day 8: April 21, 2018 Cross International DatelineCO Day 8: April 21, 2018 AT SEA Day 9: April 22, 2018 Arrives 10:00 AM Departs 06:00 PM Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa Day 10: April 23, 2018 AT SEA Day 11: April 24, 2018 Crossing the EquatorCO Day 12: April 25, 2018 AT SEA Day 13: April 26, 2018 AT SEA Day 14: April 27, 2018 AT SEA Day 15: April 28, 2018 Arrives 07:00 AM Departs 11:00 PM Honolulu, Hawaii, US Day 16: April 29, 2018 Arrives 08:00 AM Departs 06:00 PM Lahaina, Hawaii, USTRNW Day 17: April 30, 2018 Arrives 07:00 AM Departs 02:00 PM Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii, US Day 18: May 01, 2018 AT SEA Day 19: May 02, 2018 AT SEA Day 20: May 03, 2018 AT SEA Day 21: May 04, 2018 AT SEA Day 22: May 05, 2018 AT SEA
Day(Cruise) Date
(Photos)
Track Time Blog
(0) 13 Apr Sydney 1830 (+10) embark MS Noordam
(1) 14 Apr at sea all day at sea
(2) 15 Apr at sea all day at sea
(3) 16 Apr Kuto 1000-1800 Kuto, Ile des Pins, New Caledonia (TRNW)
(4) 17 Apr Easo 0800-1700 Easo, Lifou, New Caledonia (TRDHNW)
(23) 06 May Vancouver 0700 (-7) disembark Vancouver

Trip Blog

13 Apr 2018, Friday (Day 0), title

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