At Sea

A Gray Day

A Gray Day

Today is a very gray day onboard MV Explorer – both metaphorically and environmentally.  We have many students who hail from Boston or the surrounding area and they are very concerned about the news of the bombing.  Today is also the first day of exams,…

Drag Show

Drag Show

Last night was the first ever Drag Show onboard MV Explorer.  The LGBT community organized the event, which was a huge success.  The Union was absolutely packed and the crowds were certainly entertained. Attending he show was a first for both of us!

The Gambia!

The Gambia!

MV Explorer is making a fuel stop in The Gambia. The Semester at Sea students are very excited … but … cannot get off the ship 🙂 In the photo, the Captain and Staff Captain on the fly bridge taking MV Explorer along…

Two Weeks Until Barcelona :-(

Two Weeks Until Barcelona :-(

93 days ago the students boarded MV Explorer in Mexico … and now there is just two weeks until we arrive in Spain, our final port.  Most of the academic semester is complete.  Students are busy preparing final presentations and getting ready for exams.  Faculty are busy grading papers…

0° Latitude 0° Longitude

0° Latitude 0° Longitude

MV Explorer’s current location is extremely unique as we are the intersection of the Equator and the Prime Meridian.  Very few people have been at this 0°N 0°E location and our guess is most of them were Semester at Sea voyagers.  Crossing this…