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Maersk Donuts

Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Day 72 on the Maersk Arkansas I am not sure why, but I have noticed that I tend to have more dreams while at sea. So far most of them have been good dreams but last night I had a frightening nightmare that I was still married. I am not…

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steak day 3

Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Day 64 on the Maersk Arkansas The weather was perfect, 83 degrees with no humidity and a brisk breeze. The beers were ice cold, the grill and women were hot, just another fall day in the Persian gulf on the Maersk Arkansas. The girls just finished oiling down and the…

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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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Cinnamon Rolls and Somali Pirates

Day 31 on the Maersk Arkansas Last April we were all captivated by the drama that unfolded off Somalia when the Maersk Alabama was attacked by pirates and the Captain taken hostage. With this in mind, naturally there was app rehension when the job for its sister ship the Maersk Arkansas came up. Did I really […]

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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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STEAK DAY Onboard the Maersk Arkansas

Day 64 on the Maersk Arkansas The weather was perfect, 83 degrees with no humidity and a brisk breeze. The beers were ice cold, the grill and women were hot, just another fall day in the Persian gulf on the Maersk Arkansas. The girls just finished oiling down and the conga line was snaking its way […]

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LUFTHANSA AIRLINES – NO CLASS IN BUSINESS CLASS

Its been a long time hearing from me as I have been an infidel floating around the Persian Gulf for the last month and I know what your thinking, “is he really going to write about airplane food?” I apologize to anyone who is disappointed but yes, I am about to write about airplane food. I know, I know….when […]

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T-Bones BBQ Ribs – BACK TO SEA

Its that time of year again, the smell of fresh cut grass, that cool fall breeze and grown men ramming  into each other head first causing untold amounts of brain damage every weekend. FOOTBALL SEASON, our favorite stars will take a break from shooting themselves in the leg, running over people with $200,000 cars (while drunk) […]

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