Monthly Archives: June 2012

MSC Opera Cruise – Bergen to Southampton

The tour bus only stopped in one place in Bergen and then we went on a 40 minute drive to go on a boat, which would bring us back to the port. We sailed on time and the weather was … Continue reading

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MSC Opera Cruise – Flam to Bergen

After lunch I went ashore and just wandered around to get photos of the ship. It was a gloriously hot day, about 24c, which was fabulous! We’d been lucky with the weather so far. Sailaway was 7pm and Seven Seas … Continue reading

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MSC Opera Cruise – Stavanger to Flam

After lunch, which was packed despite the buffet just opening, I went for a wander to get Hamburg, as I saw her passing the bridge. She was early! Hamburg was last c.Columbus for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises and looked a bit different … Continue reading

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MSC Opera Cruise – Sea Day To Stavanger

The rest of the sea day was uneventful until the evening. There was Captain’s Cocktails in two lounges, which I didn’t go to but I saw Brenda from my table at one. You could have your photo taken with the … Continue reading

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MSC Opera Cruise – Southampton to Sea Day

The weather was horrendous on the 16th June, winds averaging force 7 with rain threatened. I decided to take a chance and head over on the Hythe ferry and walk to berth 104, where the gorgeous MSC Opera was berthed, … Continue reading

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Cunard Jubilee Rendezvous – 8th-10th June 2012

As we waited we watched security waving people away on the webcam, but some were rebels, constantly trying again as though sticking two fingers up to them. The guard once ducked under a partial barrier to stop someone. We went … Continue reading

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Cunard Jubilee Rendezvous – 6th-8th June 2012

We were en route to Rotterdam, in the wonderful Netherlands. We’d gone west to Swanage before turning into the shipping lane along the French coast. It was a smooth ride, though we were both so knackered after if we’d had … Continue reading

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