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    Virginia
  • Interests
    photography, travel, trains, music, travel blogging
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Princess
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Panama Canal
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  1. Does anyone else enjoy building ship models as well as collecting them? As we wait for cruises to resume, I've taken it up. I built that attached model to represent a Blue Funnel Lines steamship. I used the Lindberg "Q-Ship" model kit as the basis.
  2. In the 1960s when Matson Lines ran South Pacific cruises with Mariposa and Monterey (US flagged), the end point of each cruise was San Francisco. Passengers who had boarded in Australia for the full cruise disembarked and stayed in a hotel in San Francisco for two nights, allowing a full day to clean and restock the ship. I think something like that model will be adopted. A full day will be given over to cleaning. Back-to-back passengers would stay ashore in a hotel.
  3. French Village Harbour on St. Margaret's Bay. One of the many picturesque villages along the way to Peggy's Cove. DSC_0106
  4. Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge and the East River from the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. DSC_0051p2
  5. Manhattan, Governor's Island and the East River from the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal DSC_0039
  6. Carnival Paradise at Havana, Cuba. View from Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña. DSC_0281p1
  7. Caribbean Princess anchored at Qaqortoq, Greenland. DSC_0688p1
  8. Captain James Cook Memorial, Point Venus Tahiti. Installed in 1901. Captain Cook and his company arrived at Tahiti aboard Endeavor to observe the Transit of Venus expected on 3 June 1769. Point Venus on Matavai Bay is said to be the site of their encampment and point of observation.
  9. Las Murallas de Cartagena. Behind the wall is the Iglesia de San Pedro Claver. Built as the Jesuit church of San Juan de Dios between 1580 and 1654. DSC_1043p1.jpg
  10. Colombian folklorico dancers at the Museo Naval de Caribe, Cartagena. DSC_0935p1
  11. Coral Princess enters Gatun Licks behind Maersk Nimes. DSC_1142p1
  12. Castillo de Los Tres Reyes del Morro (Morro Castle) at the entrance to Havana Harbor
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