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#1
Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
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Bon Voyage to all cruisers who are on the Dawn Princess World Cruise
or a segment thereof.
They are off on Sunday 18th May
for an adventure of a lifetime
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Itinerary:

May 18th to August 31st, 2014

M/S Dawn Princess

105 days


Sydney, At Sea, Brisbane, At Sea, Singapore, At Sea, Yangon, At Sea, Colombo, At Sea, Mumbai, At Sea, Dubai, At Sea, Passage Suez Canal, At Sea, Mykonos, Piraeus, Kusadasi, Istanbul, ANZAC Cove, Santorin, At Sea, Kotor, Venice, Dubrovnik, At Sea, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Toulon, Barcelona, At Sea, Gibraltar, Lisbon, At Sea, Southampton, At Sea, Dublin, Cobh, At Sea, Boston, New London, New York, At Sea, St. John's, Port Castries, At Sea, Bonaire, At Sea, Panama Canal, At Sea, Manta, At Sea, Callao, At Sea, Hangaroa, At Sea, Pitcairn, At Sea, Papeete, Moorea, At Sea, Pago Pago, At Sea, Date Line, At Sea, Auckland, At Sea, Sydney


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P&O...12
Princess...11
HAL ...4
Norwegian Capricorn ... 3
RCCL ...2
Cunard ...2
Star Cruises ... 2
Regent Seven Seas ...2
NCL ...1


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#3
On Cruise ships and in Australia & New Zealand
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Joined Jul 2007
Bon Voyage World Cruisers

Hope you all have a great time!
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Past Cruises:

Pacific Star - 11 July 2006
Pacific Star - 25 Feb 2008
Pacific Sun - 11 June 2008
Volendam - 19 Dec 2008
Pacific Sun - 25 July 2009
Pacific Sun - 19 Dec 2009
Sun Princess - 1 Oct 2010
Pacific Pearl - 26 June 2011
Pacific Pearl - 1 July 2011
Diamond Princess - 29th Dec 2011
Pacific Jewel - 19 May 2012
Diamond Princess - 26 Nov 2012
Sea Princess - 29 Aug 2013
Sea Princess - 2 Sept 2013
Sun Princess - 25 Jan 2014
Pacific Pearl - 6 June 2014
Carnival Legend - 27 Oct 2014
Queen Elizabeth - 8 Feb 2015
Pacific Pearl - 8 May 2015
Emerald Princess - 19 Sept 2015
Emerald Princess - 26 Sept 2015
Emerald Princess - 17th Oct 2015
Carnival Glory - 25 Oct 2015
Coral Princess - 7 Oct 2015
Pacific Aria - 17 Dec 2015
Queen Mary 2 - 11 March 2016
Sun Princess - 19 April 2016
Queen Victoria - 17 Sept 2016
Emerald Princess - 28 Sept 2016
Pacific Pearl - 30 Jan 2017
P&O UK: Aurora - 12 March 2017
P&O UK: Aurora - 22 March 2017
P&O UK: Aurora - 29 April 2017
Queen Victoria - 8th July 2017
Queen Mary 2 - 4th Aug 2017.
Grand Princess - 15th Sept 2017
Maasdam - 27th Sept 2017
Pacific Aria - 14th Nov 2017.
Sun Princess - 22nd Dec 2017.
Pacific Dawn - 8 April 2018.


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#4
Queensland
186 Posts
Joined Nov 2012
Have a wonderful safe trip and may all of your cruise dreams come true!

Danny


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October 2012 Oosterdam Australia and New Zealand
October 2013 Volendam Circumnavigation Australia
November 2014 Oosterdam Australia and New Zealand
May 2015 Sea Princess World Cruise Sydney to Sydney
June 2016 Sun Princess Circle Pacific Sydney to Sydney
March 2017 Dawn Princess Cherry Blossom Brisbane to Brisbane
#8
Australia
287 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
Bon voyage and safe travels.

Do we know if anyone is doing a blog for this RTW?
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#9
Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
19,500 Posts
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Originally posted by Kiwicruiser25
We leave the 18th May
How is the packing going??..
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P&O...12
Princess...11
HAL ...4
Norwegian Capricorn ... 3
RCCL ...2
Cunard ...2
Star Cruises ... 2
Regent Seven Seas ...2
NCL ...1


*Don't be afraid to go out on a limb ... Thats where the fruit is.

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#10
Batehaven, Australia
11,480 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
One of my golfing mates from down here, 'Big Terry O' , is on the Dawn Princess WC, doing the Sydney to New York bit. Bon Voyage to all.

I fear the buffet will damage Terry extensively.
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Cheers..(Uncle) LES - Princess Captains Circle Elite. - 480 days.

Cruised with Princess, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries. World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand.!

**Last cruise: Queen Mary 2 - Sydney - HK, 16 nights, 2 - 18 March 2017.

**Next: (We were booked on Adonia x 2, but they sold the ship on us.)
Sapphire Princess - 26 May 2018, Scandinavia, ex Southampton - 7 nights B2B with..
Sapphire Princess - 2 June 2018, Baltic Heritage, ex Southampton - 14 nights.
Royal Princess - 18 June 2018 - British Isles, ex Southampton - 12 nights.

'Adventure before Dementia - Live for Today !!'
#11
Canberra Australia
43,255 Posts
Joined Apr 2012
Originally posted by NSWP
One of my golfing mates from down here, 'Big Terry O' , is on the Dawn Princess WC, doing the Sydney to New York bit. Bon Voyage to all.

I fear the buffet will damage Terry extensively.
he will have to change his name from 'Big Terry O' to 'Bigger Terry O'.
#12
Sydney, Australia
297 Posts
Joined Oct 2009
Bon Voyage, so very exciting for you all.
Hopefully it will be our trip of a lifetime in 2016
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Pride of America - Hawaiian Islands July 2012
Dawn Princess - Fiji & South Pacific Sept 2014
Pacific Jewel - Moreton Island Nov 2014
Sea Princess - World Cruise May 2016
Sun Princess - Tasmania Nov 2017
Sea Princess - World Cruise June 2018
Majestic Princess - New Zealand Nov 2018

#13
Batehaven, Australia
11,480 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
Re DP Worldie, anybody got links to any blogs? I could not find any by 'Googling.'

Need my daily cruise fix.
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Cheers..(Uncle) LES - Princess Captains Circle Elite. - 480 days.

Cruised with Princess, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries. World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand.!

**Last cruise: Queen Mary 2 - Sydney - HK, 16 nights, 2 - 18 March 2017.

**Next: (We were booked on Adonia x 2, but they sold the ship on us.)
Sapphire Princess - 26 May 2018, Scandinavia, ex Southampton - 7 nights B2B with..
Sapphire Princess - 2 June 2018, Baltic Heritage, ex Southampton - 14 nights.
Royal Princess - 18 June 2018 - British Isles, ex Southampton - 12 nights.

'Adventure before Dementia - Live for Today !!'
#14
Gold Coast
10,707 Posts
Joined Sep 2007
Just looked up the itinerary and this world cruise has a great return journey from London.

Wouldn't be too keen on 8 sea days from Brisbane to Singapore though, as there are so many interesting ports in between.
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Azamara - Journey - 2017 - Singapore to Hong Kong
Hurtigruten - Fram - 2014 - Ushuaia to Antarctica, via Falkland Islands and South Georgia Islands.
Princess - Ocean Princess - 2013 - Dover to Iceland and Norway, via Shetland and Faroe Islands.

Princess - Ocean Princess - 2012 - Singapore to Sydney
Fred Olsen Black Watch - 2012 - The Baltic, with Norway. Dover to St. Petersburg, via Kiel Canal.
Celebrity Century - 2011 - Auckland to Sydney

CTMA Vacancier - 2011 - Montreal to Magdalen Islands. Amtrak - Toronto to New York
MSC - Poesia - 2010 - Kiel, Germany to NY. Amtrak NY to Niagara Falls, VIA Rail Toronto to Vancouver
MSC - Lirica - 2008 - Genoa, Italy to Fort Lauderdale
Royal Caribbean - Rhapsody of the Seas - 2007 - Honolulu to Sydney
Rivers of Holland Cruise - 2003 - to Amsterdam
Alaskan Marine Highway - 2003 - to most Alaskan ports of call
Star Cruises - Superstar Leo - 2003 - Sydney to Darwin
Norwegian Coastal Voyage - Naruik - 2002 - Bergen to Kirkenes
Angelina Lauro - 1971 - Sydney to Perth. Indian Pacific - Perth to Sydney (Put me off cruising for 30 years!)

P & O - Chusan - 1970 - London to Brisbane, via Africa, India and Sri Lanka (Suez closed).
Chandris Lines - Queen Frederica - 1969 - Sydney to London, via Panama, New York and Rotterdam
#15
Australia
287 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
Originally posted by NSWP
Re DP Worldie, anybody got links to any blogs? I could not find any by 'Googling.'

Need my daily cruise fix.
LOL, so do I. I've checked the roll call and here's one ...

http://cruisinprincess2.aussieblogs.com.au/

Also Socram is doing the Southampton to Auckland sector. Linkie is

http://balticsandback.blogspot.co.nz/

That's all I've managed to find so far.
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#17
Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
19,500 Posts
Joined Jun 2001
In Auckland today . Wonder how many lucky Kiwis are climbing aboard to do the World Cruise ...Auckland to Auckland.

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P&O...12
Princess...11
HAL ...4
Norwegian Capricorn ... 3
RCCL ...2
Cunard ...2
Star Cruises ... 2
Regent Seven Seas ...2
NCL ...1


*Don't be afraid to go out on a limb ... Thats where the fruit is.

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#18
Canberra Australia
43,255 Posts
Joined Apr 2012
Originally posted by Kiwi Kruzer
In Auckland today . Wonder how many lucky Kiwis are climbing aboard to do the World Cruise ...Auckland to Auckland.

I would think that there would be at least a few. Is there any site that tells us that sort of info?
#19
Brisbane
364 Posts
Joined Nov 2011
Thankyou to all for good wishes. We have had a very active Roll which is a good sign for great company. A few are already making their way to Sydney, I'm off tomorrow, and there are already a couple on board from Auckland.

It should be an interesting cruise, even missing Egypt, with a few private tours organised as well. Can't promise my blog will be to the standard of Socram, always a good read, but I will try.

Regards
Pat T.
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#20
Orewa , Auckland , N.Z.
19,500 Posts
Joined Jun 2001
Originally posted by Belevedere
Thankyou to all for good wishes. We have had a very active Roll which is a good sign for great company. A few are already making their way to Sydney, I'm off tomorrow, and there are already a couple on board from Auckland.
It should be an interesting cruise, even missing Egypt, with a few private tours organised as well. Can't promise my blog will be to the standard of Socram, always a good read, but I will try.
Regards . Pat T.
Have a wonderful time Pat. From the Roll Call it looks like you are in for a very active cruise.
We watched Dawn Princess sail past our piece of the coast last night. She looked glorious as it was a clear sky , a full moon and she sparkled on a glistening silver sea.

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P&O...12
Princess...11
HAL ...4
Norwegian Capricorn ... 3
RCCL ...2
Cunard ...2
Star Cruises ... 2
Regent Seven Seas ...2
NCL ...1


*Don't be afraid to go out on a limb ... Thats where the fruit is.

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*The only "dumb" question is the one you don't ask