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b re e z e . It w a s a b e a u tifu l w a y to sta rt
e a c h m o rn in g - fle x in g , stre tc h in g
a n d w o rk in g c o re m u sc le s th a t h a d
b e e n c h a lle n g e d d u rin g th e p re v io u s
d a y 's a c tiv itie s.
B re a k fa st w a s d e la y e d o n e d a y a s
a p o d o f sh o rt-fin n e d p ilo t w h a le s
w e re sp o tte d o ff th e b o w ; e v e ry o n e

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1 . K a y a k in g b e sid e se a c a v e s a n d la v a
tu b e s a lo n g th e B ig Isla n d 's v o lc a n ic
c o a st w a s o n e o f th e m a n y h ig h lig h ts
o n o u r trip .
2 . B u ilt in 1 9 9 8 a n d re n o v a te d in 2 0 0 8 ,
U n C ru ise 's S a fa ri E x p lo re r c o m b in e s
c o m fo rt, e le g a n c e , a n d a d v e n tu re , w ith
to p -c la ss fa c ilitie s. T h e m a x im u m n u m b e r
o f g u e sts is 4 0 . M e e t o th e r g u e sts o n o n e
o f th e th re e p u b lic d e c k s, in th e a ttra c tiv e
d in in g ro o m , a n d in th e c o sy W in e
L ib ra ry. T h e sa lo n o ffe rs o n b o a rd
p a m p e rin g a n d y o u c a n re la x in th e
o n b o a rd sp a w ith a m a ssa g e , y o g a m a ts,
a n d m o d e rn g y m e q u ip m e n t. E a c h e n
su ite c a b in h a s a ir-c o n d itio n in g , h e a te d
b a th ro o m flo o rin g , a fla t-sc re e n T V /D V D ,
a n d a n iP o d d o c k in g sta tio n .
3 . M e e t tw o o f H a w a ii's b e a u tifu l re e f
fish . T h e y e llo w ta n g is a b rig h t y e llo w
su rg e o n fish w ith w h ite c a u d a l sp in e a n d
a d istin c tly p o in te d sn o u t. T h e g o ld rin g
su rg e o n fish is d istin g u ish e d b y th e b rig h t
g o ld rin g a ro u n d th e e y e a n d th e th in
b lu e lin e s th a t ru n th e le n g th o f its b o d y
o n to th e d o rsa l fin .
4 . M e e t o th e r g u e sts o n o n e o f th e th re e
p u b lic d e c k s, in th e a ttra c tiv e d in in g
ro o m , a n d in th is c o sy W in e L ib ra ry.

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h u rrie d o n to th e d e c k to se e th e m .
2 0 fe e t in le n g th a n d sim ila r to th e
siz e o f a d o lp h in , th e y a re c a lle d p ilo t
w h a le s b e c a u se o n e m a le le a d s (o r
p ilo ts) a p o d o f fe m a le s. A p p a re n tly ,
th e b o w o f o u r b o a t re se m b le d a
m a le so a ll th e fe m a le s fo llo w e d u s
fo rc in g th e m a le to v ie fo r a tte n tio n .
L u n c h tim e sim ila rly e m p tie d th e
d in in g lo u n g e w h e n a p o d o f sp o tte d
d o lp h in s w e re se e n d ip p in g u n d e r
a n d a ro u n d th e b o w o f th e sh ip .
L e a v in g o u r h o m e o n th e w a te r, w e
h e a d e d th ro u g h a w h a le sa n c tu a ry o n
sm a ll sk iffs e n jo y in g sig h tin g s o f h u m p b a c k s w ith th e ir b a b ie s. A h y d ro p h o n e
w a s d ro p p e d in to th e w a te r to c a p tu re
w h a le so n g s fro m se v e ra l d iffe re n t
w h a le s, a b e a u tifu l m e lo d ic so u n d
b rin g in g m a n y o f u s to te a rs. A c c o rd in g
to th e d riv e r, o n ly a d u lt m a le s sin g , a ll
sin g in g th e sa m e so n g , b u t th a n k fu lly
in m u lti-p a rt h a rm o n y.
W e tra v e lle d to M a la to sn o rk e l in
se a rc h o f g re e n se a tu rtle s (o r in
H a w a iia n , h o n u ) - th e la rg e st sh e ll
tu rtle in th e w o rld ; se v e ra l w e re
sig h te d
sw im m in g
e ffo rtle ssly
th ro u g h th e w a te r. W e a lso sp o tte d
th re e w h ite tip re e f sh a rk s, a la rg e
c la m , S a rg e n t M a jo rs, a n d a n u m b e r
o f se a u rc h in s c lin g in g to th e ro c k s.
R e tu rn in g to th e sh ip , w e h a d so m e
tim e b e fo re lu n c h so a "sw im p a rty o n
th e b a c k d e c k " w a s a n n o u n c e d .
P a sse n g e rs sta rte d d iv in g o ff th e d e c k ;

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Waypoints Global Spring 2018

From the Publisher
The Northwest Passage - An Epic Journey
UnCruise into Hawaii with Marine Life
Gears & Garments
Lifestyle
Touring Tech
Travel Tips
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover1
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover2
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - From the Publisher
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - The Northwest Passage - An Epic Journey
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 5
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 6
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 7
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - UnCruise into Hawaii with Marine Life
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 9
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Travel Tips
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 11
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Gears & Garments
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Lifestyle
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Touring Tech
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover3
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover4
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