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I remember walking past the USS Intrepid to the...
I remember walking past the USS Intrepid to the ferry, after we disembarked in Manhattan.
Still at wharf at 7.50 am. 57 viewers. I wonder...
Still at wharf at 7.50 am. 57 viewers. I wonder how many are Aussies/Kiwis.
Latest Photos showed the difference in size...
Latest Photos showed the difference in size between the two ships. Oceania Insignia left before Sea Princess.
I hope they are enjoying Manhattan. Pity they...
I hope they are enjoying Manhattan. Pity they couldn't enjoy sailing in to NYC, such a memorable experience, with the excitement building as the skyscrapers in the distance draw closer. Sailaway...
Greetings from Down Under, Danish Viking, ...
Greetings from Down Under, Danish Viking,

Your provided excellent advice when I visited Copenhagen, with a family of four. I'm impressed that you are still proving advice after so long.

Now...
How about a return cruise to Darwin during...
How about a return cruise to Darwin during winter, stopping at different ports each way?

The North is blessed with glorious sunny warm/hot winters. Why the cruise lines don't make the most of the...
For me the risk is the estimated time of arrival...
For me the risk is the estimated time of arrival in Brisbane. I would check how long the cruise line says you should allow between arrival and departure by plane. If you book a flight less than the...
Looks like a major fire. I hope no-one got hurt....
Looks like a major fire. I hope no-one got hurt. I seem to remember a lot of timber on the dock at Tauranga. Did that get burnt?
Yes they should have warmer weather than in...
Yes they should have warmer weather than in October.

I love Quebec, which is a really beautiful city. Nice that you can walk everywhere from the port, although the Castle is on top of the hill...
Thanks David. Azamara Pursuit is on its maiden...
Thanks David. Azamara Pursuit is on its maiden cruise to Norway where it met up with its sister ship, Azamara Journey. Lots of photos of ship and journey on Azamara thread. I love those "R" ships....
Wow Majestic Princess will tower over local ships.
Wow Majestic Princess will tower over local ships.
I don't know anyone on board, but feel like I...
I don't know anyone on board, but feel like I know "Jo and Garry" because of their style of writing. I enjoy winterless2's blog for the style of writing, with humour. I enjoy all blogs for the...
Thanks for list of next few ports in Canada and...
Thanks for list of next few ports in Canada and US. Was there a port change from Halifax to Charlottetown, PEI (Halifax, as per winterescape2018's blog)?
Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) at Circular...
Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) at Circular Quay/The Rocks. If you look through this thread you will find suggestions for accommodation near this port. Usually further away from the port is less...
I wonder if they saw any Beluga Whales?
I wonder if they saw any Beluga Whales?
Would Regal Princess be one of the biggest mega...
Would Regal Princess be one of the biggest mega cruise ships, David? It looks enormous.
Yes, they are, but they both provided what I was...
Yes, they are, but they both provided what I was looking for at the time, both small ships, with itineraries which inspired me.

I loved Azamara Journey, from first sight, as I had cruised twice...
Thanks. I don't expect to see a polar bear (too...
Thanks. I don't expect to see a polar bear (too far south ?), but a walrus might be a possibility.
Agree. Also Alaskan Marine Highway and...
Agree. Also Alaskan Marine Highway and Hurtigruten.
Thank you so much for doing this. I know it is...
Thank you so much for doing this. I know it is hard to believe - I go back to page 13 each time and I hadn't got around to finding the new couple you kindly added.

I really enjoy reading the...
Why not? I did OK, without inheriting anything. ...
Why not? I did OK, without inheriting anything.

The worst child/parent relationships I have come across are those where the children were spoiled by their parens and didn't learn to take...
Says Majestic Princess Put together from...
Says Majestic Princess

Put together from memory by that great SA TA who packages cruises with train travel.
Beautiful shots from above of the Sea Princess at...
Beautiful shots from above of the Sea Princess at Corner Brook. I hope they had a good day there.
Pricewise Azamara not only competes with other...
Pricewise Azamara not only competes with other cruise lines, but also land holidays. For solo travellers, especially from Australia, where $1Aus equals .74centsUS, it is not good value, on a price...
Jo said they docked at the new cruise terminal on...
Jo said they docked at the new cruise terminal on Sea Princess and could walk in to town.