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Feb 8, 2019 - Boarding Azamara Pursuit

01 Feb. 8, 2019 Azamara Boarding and departure We just kept low on the day before departure and Anne recovered from her queazy tummy. We were all ready to leave at 9:45 AM and boarded the van that Markus (an Azamara frequenter we we had net on another cruise) had arranged. The luggage just fit and we were off to San Antonio - about an hour ride from Santiago. We did not need to wait too long before the check-in and boarding process began. After lunch in Windows Cafe, we were told our stateroom was ready. A little later our luggage arrived...

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Dec 8, 2017 - San Antonio, Chile

About 3 weeks before we sailed we got a notice from Celebrity that we would not be docking in Valparaiso Chile as we had done in 2006 but would be docking in San Antonio Chile about an hour further down the coast. People were not happy. And to make matters worse December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Catholic holy day and a big deal in Chile. So big, in fact that since 1849 the main highway between Valparaiso and Santiago (hwy 68) is closed so the pilgrims can walk to the shrine of Lo Vasquez Sanctuary which venerates an...

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