We passed the half way point in our journey to Tahiti on Tuesday morning; just beyond 1,100 miles from Hawaii and 1,100 miles from Tahiti.
Tuesday afternoon’s crossing from the Northern to Southern Hemisphere was marked by three blasts of our ship’s horn: one for the sea, one for the sky and one for the Equator. The photo above is our Captain Neptune (whose voice was much like that of our Cruise Director) who led the silly festivities marking our passage.
You can tell from this photo that it was a standing room only crowd of our fellow passengers who marked the occasion under near 80-degree sunny skies.
We’ve not seen land since we left Lahaina, Maui Saturday evening. We love these days at sea (and again they are going too rapidly!)
(And thanks to my blogger buddies who’ve written such nice comments on our recent posts – I have limited internet out here so will be back to your sites after we reach land – but want you to know it is nice to hear from you in Greece, Provence and Australia today!)