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Tea in Iraq (Umm Qasr, Iraq)

Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Day 99 on the Maersk Arkansas When I first found out that we would begin calling the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq to say I was apprehensive about it would be an understatement. The only images I had of Iraq came from the media and none of them were…

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Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Day 82 On the Maersk Arkansas A couple weeks ago we started service to Umm Qasr, Iraq or as I like to call it “things that make you go hmmmmm Qasr”. Umm Qasr is said to have been where Alexander the Great landed in Mesopotamia in 325BC. Because of Umm Qasr’s…

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GOODBYE MAERSK ARKANSAS

  More than 15,000 nautical miles traveled  5 Countries visited  7 Ports visited (over 40 port calls)    It has  been a week since I dragged all of my belongings down the gangway of the Arkansas and a lot has happened since. I am finally getting semi-settled and will be getting around to posting pictures from […]

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Drive-In Iraqi Style

Day 99 on the Maersk Arkansas When I first found out that we would begin calling the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq to say I was apprehensive about it would be an understatement. The only images I had of Iraq came from the media and none of them were good. In my head I could […]

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The Iraqi Donut Man / Umm Qasr, Iraq

Day 82 On the Maersk Arkansas A couple weeks ago we started service to Umm Qasr, Iraq or as I like to call it “things that make you go hmmmmm Qasr”. Umm Qasr is said to have been where Alexander the Great landed in Mesopotamia in 325BC. Because of Umm Qasr’s position as a major port for […]

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