Tag Archives | sunscreen


Facing up to health care

Keeping up with routine health care needs isn’t a problem when cruising. It’s rare to be in a place where quality care cannot be found, or reached quickly should an emergency arise. In Puerto Rico we played catch up with dentist and dermatology checkups. We arrived in Puerto Rico expecting to hop-skip-jump across the south […]


Sun protection for pasty white cruisers

Scoping boobies on Isla Isabel Sun protection- with sunscreen, sun protective clothing, and more- is something we take pretty seriously on Totem. When I was a teenager, my mother was diagnosed with malignant melanoma. My uncle (her brother) died from metastasized skin cancer. Jamie’s family has a history of skin carcinomas, so you could say […]

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