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/

A Visit To Seven Seas Voyager

An informative review

Was not aware Airfare is included

Extract ‘ I was lucky enough to pay a visit to Seven Seas Voyager last Wednesday, during her call to Port of Tyne. It was my first time aboard any Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship and my first impressions were definitely good ones. I haven’t covered Regent much on my blog, so for those of you that don’t […]

http://cruisemiss.com/2015/08/24/a-visit-to-seven-seas-voyager/

Victoria: Ogden Point , Canada (Alaska Cruise Schedule 2014)

Our first cruise ship into Victoria BC (Vancouver Island)  at Ogden Point for the Alaska 2014 season will be the Holland America Line :  ms Zaandam on May 1, 2014 and this same ship will be the last ship in to close our season on October 6, 2014.

Total ship visits will be 208 for 2014, subject to change and weather.

Expected passengers will be 450,000 plus  (estimate) plus crew 🙂

Link to    Victoria BC Ogden Point : Alaska 2014 Cruise Schedule

PDF to download (click to download) 2014 Ogden Point Cruise Ship Schedule

Victoria , Canada: Cruise Shuttle 2014 via Gondola

This week it was announced that a company in responding to ways to shuttle cruise passengers to the Victoria downtown including wheelchair passengers has proposed a Gondola system, much like used for skiing or across rivers.

The intent is to move passengers from Ogden Point to downtown Victoria in about five minutes following a route over two streets just above tree top level in a covered unit ( 8 passengers).    Cost might be around $10 Cdn return which is on par with current shuttle costs.

This is in response to the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority for ways to reduce traffic, noise, pollution during the cruise season and to give passengers and crew more options of travelling back and forth to the city centre.

See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/10m-gondola-plan-would-carry-victoria-s-cruise-ship-visitors-1.724802#sthash.5QNXiLjL.dpuf

Pocket Cruise Ship Visits Ogden Point / New Railngs

Regent Seven Sea Navigator docked at Ogden Point Victoria Canada
May 21, 2013
CC RobBar (Robert Holloway ) —  at The Breakwater, Ogden Point, Victoria, B.C.

Regent-Seven Seas Navigator

Well done Victoria Harbour Authority 🙂 🙂