Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is Adventure OTS Southampton Bound?

One thing I love about some port schedules is they go so far in advance. I knew in early 2007 we were getting Independence of the Seas in 2008 because the Port of Madeira listed cruises originating from here. I … Continue reading

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QM2 Cruise – Lisbon to Southampton

It was another flipping drill, this time for all crew doing In Port Manning. I chatted to the Maitre ‘D of the Queens Grill as he waited. He’d been with Princess before. Since I hadn’t bothered doing anything I went … Continue reading

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QM2 Cruise – Gran Canaria to Lisbon

Gran Canaria is beautiful. It rained in the mountain on our tour but then was boiling back in Las Palmas. Once we got back to the port, I went wandering for ship pics. This is why I prefer a cruise … Continue reading

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QM2 Cruise – Madeira to Gran Canaria

After a snooze, I went out at lunchtime to catch the shuttle and hoped it had stopped raining. Really annoyingly, the aircon was kicking out cold instead of hot after their electrical ‘tests’ so I woke up with a sore … Continue reading

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QM2 Cruise – Southampton to Madeira

This was my first time on Queen Mary 2 and my first Cunard since disembarking the QE2 for the last time on the 27th October 2008. Three years, three days later, I was back! Unfortunately, when you’re a solo traveller, … Continue reading

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