New Zealand, Sun Princess, Nov/Dec 2011
Alaska Inside Passage, HAL Volendam, Sep 2009
New Zealand, HAL Volendam, Christmas 2010
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They missed Napier, went to Akaroa, missed Dunedin and Fiordland. Cruised back up the east coast via the Volcanic White Island, tried Napier again, missed again. So cruised further up the north islands east coast to the Bay of Islands.Omigosh! What a shemozzle. I really hope we get to do Fiordland. I missed out on it last year due to heavy seas.
I believe the weather has improved.
Delay not caused by rough seas. Rather an announced technical problem which affected speed . Problem now allegedly fixed, but total time lost cannot apparently be made up . Therefore departure ex Brisbane put back for next cruise by around 7 hours .Hmmm. Wonder if it will slow us down too...