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