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Bemidjians take disrupted cruise in stride

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SINGAPORE - It seemed surreal - the most often repeated word the evening that we limped in the harbor in Sandakan Town in North Borneo.

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Our ship, the Azamara Quest, had suffered an engine room fire, leaving us adrift late last week in the South China Sea, less than a third of the way into a 17-day cruise. Nearly all of the 1,000 people aboard, including 10 of us from Bemidji, were safe, although a crew member was seriously injured.

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