Ogden Point Alaska Cruises 🚢 2017

The Cruise ships have started to arrive at our port As we were on Queen Victoria from April 4th to April 21 2017 I missed Star Princess arriving on April 10th followed by HAL Zaandam April 25th and Eurodam , Nieuw Amsterdam that same week I finally was able to get down to Ogden Point this week and though the weather was cloudy and windy the sun came out so I saw Coral Princess,  Ruby Princess, Eurodam and NCL Jewel Even saw new emergency loos Continue reading Ogden Point Alaska Cruises 🚢 2017

A Recent Voyage on the Re-Mastered QM2 (Southampton to New York Dec 2016)

Attached to start off my 2017 blog is a recent travel report from my good friend Solent Richard of his December 2016 voyage on Cunard’s Re-Mastered QM2.  (June 2016) Richard and Barbara are experienced Cunard travellers Please read their posts … Continue reading A Recent Voyage on the Re-Mastered QM2 (Southampton to New York Dec 2016)

Schedule Alaska Cruise Ship Season 2016 – Ogden Point (Victoria BC Vancouver Island)

Effective April 3rd 2016 the Star Princess will be the first cruise ship to dock at Ogden Point for 2016. Will arrive from Los Angeles at 08:00 pst and leave for Vancouver at 23:59 pst http://victoriacruise.ca/page/cruise-schedule     Continue reading Schedule Alaska Cruise Ship Season 2016 – Ogden Point (Victoria BC Vancouver Island)

A Christmas Wish Delivered

/ Nothing to with cruising but it is Christmas Eve 2015 , about 23:00 pst and we have returned from our Xmas Eve service. Sitting here, my grand dog Lucy (Golden Lab) snoring near my feet while Carols play on the radio. I checked my WP blogs and in comes this one It is so wonderful to read of this joyful Christmas present for ‘Bilos’ a dog . Who is blind , yet  full of life What a way for me to enter Christmas Day ⚓️⛴😀 Merry Christmas everybody Rob ‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, and all through the rescue … Continue reading A Christmas Wish Delivered

QUEEN MARY 2 SAILS ON 250TH ATLANTIC CROSSING TODAY

An update into 2016 including enlargement of kennels area to accommodate more furry passengers. The Queen Mary 2 will embark passengers today for an historic Atlantic crossing- her 250th such voyage since she first entered service in January of 2004. The great liner will sail from the Red Hook terminal in Brooklyn, New York, on an eight day eastbound transatlantic crossing this afternoon. Following her arrival in Southampton on December 3rd, […] https://travelswithanthony.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/queen-mary-2-sails-on-250th-atalntic-crossing-today/ Continue reading QUEEN MARY 2 SAILS ON 250TH ATLANTIC CROSSING TODAY

Alaska Cruise season 2015 to Ogden Point finishes with 2016 Growth

The Star Princess was the last ship in for Alaska 2015 cruise season at Ogden Point , on its way to Los Angeles. Per attached article , http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/more-cruise-visitors-expected-next-year-on-bigger-ships-1.2107226 quote: ” Overall, the harbour authority welcomed 227 ship visits and about 533,000 passengers in 2015 — up from 206 ship visits and about 465,000 passengers the previous year –  It’s a record year,” said Ian Robertson, chief executive officer of the harbour authority, which oversees cruise operations at Ogden Point. “It’s a record year for number of ships and number of passengers coming into Victoria.” Robertson attributed the increase to the … Continue reading Alaska Cruise season 2015 to Ogden Point finishes with 2016 Growth

/ nice review /.  Mini Cruise on the Queen Mary 2 from Hamburg to Southampton

Mini Cruise on the Queen Mary 2 (Queens Grill, Q2 accommodation) In September of this year Hus and I enjoyed a mini – and I mean MINI- two night cruise from Hamburg, Germany back to Southampton, England. When we disembarked the ship at Southampton (looking at the ship with forlorn faces) it was embarking on […] https://thelulureview.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/mini-cruise-on-the-queen-mary-2-from-hamburg-to-southampton/ Continue reading / nice review /.  Mini Cruise on the Queen Mary 2 from Hamburg to Southampton

It’s Not A Boat, It’s A Ship!

Have to enjoy this post😀 //I hear it time after time, people referring to cruise ships as boats, but what is the difference? I don’t think there are any laws that stipulate if you get it wrong then you shall be banished to a life at sea aboard the Black Pearl, but whichever way you look at it, a […] http://cruisemiss.com/2015/09/22/its-not-a-boat-its-a-ship/ Continue reading It’s Not A Boat, It’s A Ship!