Today’s picture is of myself and one of the ship’s deck hands, Mr. Ramon Cabugon. Ramon (from the Philippines) later on became the ship’s Bosun (Boatswain).
The reason why I always remember this picture, is because it is one of the first ones after I went over to a new type of work (from the Navy to Cruise industry), where I seriously can say I was far away from home.
You can see the picture is taken on the pier in Vanuatu. I believe this was in Port Vila. And it was around 1995-1996 I think, with the Seabourn Pride.
You can see I am excited and proud, and my colleague more relaxed. I guess he had been there before. 🙂
And the voyage continued.