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Hi elvismeggi, Another vote for the...
Hi elvismeggi,

Another vote for the Esplanade Hotel here :). We flew into Perth last month for the Solstice 'Top End' cruise. We took advice from people on here and TripAdvisor about staying in...
The buffet brunch was alive and kicking on the...
The buffet brunch was alive and kicking on the Solstice during our 'Top End' Australia cruise a few weeks ago. The MDR staff were promoting it a couple of days before and reminded us the night...
Yes, the roll calls for this trip have been very...
Yes, the roll calls for this trip have been very busy.
We're very excited. We left the Solstice in Singapore in November 2012, as she continued her maiden voyage to Sydney. We were so sorry to...
Hi boeckli, we don't mind about the brunch -...
Hi boeckli, we don't mind about the brunch - we've never made it to one yet. Too busy enjoying life on deck to go indoors for food. Terry's pics of the buffet brunch here on CC are the nearest we've...
Hi h20cruzer, not a silly question at all. ...
Hi h20cruzer, not a silly question at all.
Have you got the 'show images' option ticked in your profile? :)
Thank you. I ask as we will be back on board her...
Thank you. I ask as we will be back on board her 2 weeks today, in Perth.
No scary carved melon pictures from you this time :D
Hi Terry, I'm really enjoying your blog,...
Hi Terry, I'm really enjoying your blog, especially the pictures. Thank you for all the time you give up to entertain and inform us here on CC.

I know this trip is more about the ports than the...
I wish you lot were on my cruise. :D
I wish you lot were on my cruise. :D
It would be interesting to find out his blood...
It would be interesting to find out his blood group wouldn't it, if the blood group theory is to be believed? :)
:D Too funny! Don't forget to order him a...
:D Too funny!
Don't forget to order him a large beer every time you sit down anywhere, as the mozzies love that, allegedly, and you shouldn't get a single bite :cool:
I love the photo of the sandstone tower at the...
I love the photo of the sandstone tower at the Penal Colony. Such detail in the stonework in the foreground with the lovely blue sky to contrast.

I'm really appreciating your supreme efforts to...
Beer! We musn't drink beer!! :eek: ...
Beer! We musn't drink beer!! :eek:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-do-mosquitoes-bite-some-people-more-than-others-10255934/
:eek: *note to self - go out and buy another 3...
:eek: *note to self - go out and buy another 3 cans of jungle formula*

hmmm.... I am blood group O, but so is Mr U2cruiser and they much prefer to eat me instead of him :rolleyes:
So, drink as much red wine as you wish, plus a...
So, drink as much red wine as you wish, plus a Martini or 2, take Barocca before retiring to bed, then enjoy the next day with no hangover and the bonus of no mozzie bites. :D
I just googled it - doesn't mention red wine ;) ...
I just googled it - doesn't mention red wine ;)

'Riboflavin is a B vitamin. It can be found in certain foods such as milk, meat, eggs, nuts, enriched flour, and green vegetables.'
Thank you. I'm certain we will. Yes we have 2...
Thank you. I'm certain we will.
Yes we have 2 nights in Perth (Fremantle) pre cruise - 17 nights sailing up the West coast, little diversion to Bali, back to the Northern Territories and down the...
Thanks bronte2. We were supposed to be cruising...
Thanks bronte2. We were supposed to be cruising from Sydney on the Rhapsody in January, but due to a bereavement, we had to cancel, so we are very much looking forward to finally making that long...
Thank you OzKiwiJJ, all my queries answered...
Thank you OzKiwiJJ, all my queries answered perfectly :)
We are so excited to visit your beautiful city.
Thank you guys, it's dusk that always catches me...
Thank you guys, it's dusk that always catches me out with the mozzies, especially if we've been out all day and I don't have the spray with me.

Thanks MicCanberra about the dress code. Very...
We lived in Penistone, in the Pennines when we...
We lived in Penistone, in the Pennines when we visited NZ :D
I could hardly believe I had travelled so far, only to see a very familiar landscape.

I notice we have South Yorkshire (me), North...
Hi Essexlass :) Have you been lucky enough to...
Hi Essexlass :)
Have you been lucky enough to cruise with Terry?

I spent one short week on the North Island. What a wonderful place, but I'll never forget how very much like home it looked as we...
Mosquitoes in Feb/March
Hi, I'm wondering how much of a problem mosquitoes are in the months of Feb/March in Perth and Sydney. I'm always prepared, but it's good to have an idea what to expect.

Also, is city wear always...
Well, I'm watching the weather closely, but not...
Well, I'm watching the weather closely, but not the cricket.
It would be rude not to smile with all that sunshine every day. :D
I'm worried I won't want to come home after the cruise, not that I...
Hi Terry, I am following your long awaited...
Hi Terry,

I am following your long awaited trip with much interest as we will be following you down under in 4 weeks, joining the beautiful Solstice in Perth, for a 17 night Australia cruise,...
Yes, such a hard life you lead :D I wondered...
Yes, such a hard life you lead :D
I wondered about Willis Island as the itinerary says 'cruising' rather than visiting - now I know, thanks.
Looking forward to hearing about Airlie Beach. :)