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Forum: Spain Ports August 17th, 2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By aquilegia
I wonder what Jesus would think of people...

I wonder what Jesus would think of people entering churches to sightsee rather than worship?
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe August 13th, 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By aquilegia
It's one of those annoying journeys that, because...

It's one of those annoying journeys that, because of the route the trains take, is actually considerably longer by train than by car. But the train is certainly the cheapest way.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 12th, 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By aquilegia
Oh, I wasn't aware of that. I haven't been on...

Oh, I wasn't aware of that. I haven't been on Coral or Island. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics August 12th, 2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By aquilegia
Thank you for posting the link to the video,...

Thank you for posting the link to the video, Cornishpastyman. Took me back to a lovely day we spent on Suomenlinna. I really enjoyed Helsinki.
Forum: Italy Ports August 11th, 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By aquilegia
They are an agent, not a bus operator. I would...

They are an agent, not a bus operator. I would be asking them who will actually be operating the shuttle and then see if anyone has experience of that bus company.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 10th, 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By aquilegia
There is no pool in the Sanctuary.

There is no pool in the Sanctuary.
Forum: Need Help Using The Boards? Ask Here! August 10th, 2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,194
Posted By aquilegia
Until you mentioned they weren't working, I'd...

Until you mentioned they weren't working, I'd never even noticed that there were Thread Tools!
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports August 9th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By aquilegia
Malta is indeed a fascinating island. There are...

Malta is indeed a fascinating island. There are a lot of prehistoric remains there, including the famous underground burial site, the Hypogeum, which is a World Heritage site. You need to book well...
Forum: Family Cruises August 9th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,071
Posted By aquilegia
This recent post suggests the market is no longer...

This recent post suggests the market is no longer there:

http://cruiseforums.cruisecritic.com/newreply.php?do=newreply&p=43678665
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 8th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By aquilegia
Just take a small amount and get the rest out...

Just take a small amount and get the rest out from an ATM, just like you would at home.
Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics August 8th, 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,194
Posted By aquilegia
You might try posting on the Ports of Call board,...

You might try posting on the Ports of Call board, Baltics, here:

http://cruiseforums.cruisecritic.com/forumdisplay.php?f=192
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 8th, 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By aquilegia
Yes, you're right, John. Cruise & Maritime is...

Yes, you're right, John. Cruise & Maritime is operating her now and state she was refurbished and upgrade at a cost of $10 million euros in 2013. She is doing a couple of cruises to Norway and the...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports August 7th, 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By aquilegia
It's not far from the ship, in fact you will...

It's not far from the ship, in fact you will probably be able to see it. It won't take you more than 10 minutes in a taxi. It just depends on how early your ship leaves and when afternoon tea...
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe August 7th, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By aquilegia
Tenby is a small town. As John Bull says, here...

Tenby is a small town. As John Bull says, here is a large car/coach park above the North Beach, so if that's where your coach is waiting it would only be a 5 minute walk down to the beach. If it's...
Forum: River Cruising August 7th, 2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By aquilegia
I've been to both. I liked parts of Nuremberg...

I've been to both. I liked parts of Nuremberg well enough but you will have already called at other German towns on your cruise. Prague is magical, particularly when the Christmas market is in the...
Forum: River Cruising August 7th, 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By aquilegia
Madeira is a lovely island, very green and with a...

Madeira is a lovely island, very green and with a good climate all year round. We have been fortunate enough to spend several winter holidays there. If you have the opportunity to spend some time...
Forum: River Cruising August 5th, 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,982
Posted By aquilegia
The BMW tour wasn't in the cruise documents when...

The BMW tour wasn't in the cruise documents when we sailed either. The Cruise Director mentioned it in his talk the evening before and you signed up after the meeting either with the concierge or...
Forum: River Cruising August 4th, 2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,982
Posted By aquilegia
Thank you for the review. We did this itinerary...

Thank you for the review. We did this itinerary on the Viking Freya at the end of April and fortunately there were no problems with river levels. We took the BMW factory tour, which was the only...
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe August 2nd, 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By aquilegia
Customs is just a walk through (unless you have...

Customs is just a walk through (unless you have anything to declare or the officials watching you from behind one way glass think you look suspicious). It is immigration that takes the time and that...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports July 31st, 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By aquilegia
Is it the case that the Spice Bazaar and the...

Is it the case that the Spice Bazaar and the Grand Bazaar are not open on Sundays?
Forum: Spain Ports July 29th, 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By aquilegia
I'm confused by the OP's title which is 'changing...

I'm confused by the OP's title which is 'changing US dollars to euros' at the airport but actually asks about ATMs. I'm presuming that the OP understands that ATMs are not for exchanging one...
Forum: River Cruising July 29th, 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By aquilegia
When we were on a Danube cruise with Viking in...

When we were on a Danube cruise with Viking in April the upper deck was open when cruising. There were loads of people sunbathing up there. I imagine there must have been a particular reason why...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 24th, 2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By aquilegia
Caribbean Princess has Corsica on an itinerary...

Caribbean Princess has Corsica on an itinerary from Southampton in summer 2015.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 23rd, 2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By aquilegia
'This side of the pond' means different things to...

'This side of the pond' means different things to you and me, Essiesmom!

I've not sailed with Thomson and it's years since I sailed with P&O. Thomson is considered more of a basic line (hence the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 22nd, 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By aquilegia
Agree with YoungDubFan. You really can't compare...

Agree with YoungDubFan. You really can't compare the two but we love them both. It's lovely to glide along the river with things to see on either side, rather than being ou on the ocean with only...
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