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Absolutely. Their loss!
Absolutely. Their loss!
Raina Blogged again. Almost Global Odyssey. Mariner OTS.
Hi all.

I've just been on another epic voyage. Mariner from Singapore to Barcelona.
WOW what a trip! I visited some of the most iconic places in the world. Taj Mahal, Petra, Wadi Rum. I travelled...
Why not get a hire car - there are some very...
Why not get a hire car - there are some very close tot eh ship. You could do some of the Golden Circle, have dinner then go to the Blue Lagoon. he Golden Circle would be less crowded as most buses...
I take the things I cannot do without - or cannot...
I take the things I cannot do without - or cannot afford (financially) to loose.

One change of clothes, jewellery, proper medication, cameras (big, little), lens's, cables, power plugs, computer,...
It's gravity getting you. All the rooms above...
It's gravity getting you.
All the rooms above run through that same pipe. So when someone on deck 13 flushes - it pounds down through the same pipe.

It's the same on most deck rooms. At least...
I'll second that. Without the back tour it is...
I'll second that. Without the back tour it is just a souvenir shop.

Raina
I would also be very careful of not leaving him...
I would also be very careful of not leaving him alone with the door open. I've seen a finger severed when the ship hit some swell and the very heavy door slide shut.

Not wanting to scare you...
I have never got a better price onboard/.
I have never got a better price onboard/.
Love a happy ending.
Love a happy ending.
The LOTR tour is great. I did it a few years...
The LOTR tour is great. I did it a few years ago, so some things may have changed but it was great.
If you love the movie it is so great to stand on the place and quote things.
To stand on the...
In December 2017 on Ovation we were told that...
In December 2017 on Ovation we were told that they are no longer giving benefits such as free drinks and specialty meal.
They now consider it to be "double dipping" as we already get benefits form...
I think the Robes issue will get worse and worse....
I think the Robes issue will get worse and worse.

Sometimes on a ship more then half of the guests are Platinum and above. I guess they don't have that many.

I rarely use them, but shall...
Sorry guys. I’m still here. Second leg was...
Sorry guys. I’m still here. Second leg was great. I’ll get into it.

But ..... I was a bit shattered by the behavour of many of my fellow cruisers who were ...... not wonderful on the other...
It was brought back in about 4 months ago. But...
It was brought back in about 4 months ago. But you are the first I have heard being asked to pay it.

Sad
Thursday 23rd November Singapore, Singapore. ...
Thursday 23rd November
Singapore, Singapore.


Get off my ship day.
We all had to get off, then could get back on. So off we went. I convinced Andy to go in a wheel chair as it would be a slow...
Wednesday 22nd November Watched a great...
Wednesday 22nd November

Watched a great sunset and much action on the harbour. ...
That is in Coastal Kitchen. Deck 14 next to...
That is in Coastal Kitchen. Deck 14 next to Windjammer.

Raina
Wednesday 22nd November "Gardens by the Bay"...
Wednesday 22nd November
"Gardens by the Bay" Singapore.

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Wednesday 22nd November "Gardens by the Bay"...
Wednesday 22nd November
"Gardens by the Bay" Singapore.


The Cloud Forest is 2 acres, cool moist conditions found in tropical mountain regions between 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) and 3,000 from...
Wednesday 22nd November "Gardens by the Bay"...
Wednesday 22nd November
"Gardens by the Bay" Singapore.

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Wednesday 22nd November At Sea - then a 3pm...
Wednesday 22nd November
At Sea - then a 3pm arrival in Singapore.
I did a number of shore visits during this time.

#1 - I went to 'Gardens by the Bay.' A stunning place I had been to on two...
Wednesday 22nd November At Sea - then a 3pm...
Wednesday 22nd November
At Sea - then a 3pm arrival in Singapore.


We were to have an overnight in Singapore. The end of Leg one, then the start of leg 2.
We arrived at 3 pm and had a lovely...
Tuesday 21st November At Sea This was a...
Tuesday 21st November
At Sea


This was a big day! Food wise.
Lunch was a C&A luncheon.
I guess the 350 point Lunch with an Officer AND the Pinnacle lunches are gone on Ovation. As it was an...
Monday 20th November. Pattaya, Thailand. ...
Monday 20th November.
Pattaya, Thailand.

So as I was catching a taxi back from Pattaya, another taxi driver flagged us down and handed me a bag saying “left in taxi”. It was an Ovation Crew bag...
Monday 20th November. Pattaya, Thailand. ...
Monday 20th November.
Pattaya, Thailand.


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