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Baltimore is a major city built around a harbour. You will dock in the deep water outer harbour, about a 20 minute walk from the inner harbour. If there is a queue for the shuttle bus you may challenge yourself with the walk as the shuttles can be sparse. Maryland is one of the original thirteen states established in...

P&O Aurora

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P&O cruise ship Aurora Built by Meyer Werft at their shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, this was the first P&O ship we went on, with Stuart guesting as an after dinner speaker. We have just travelled on it down from Boston to Bermuda, so here is an up to date 2017 look at the ship. We will be back on it...
Just arrived in Boston and been out testing the new camera, the Canon XC15. OK, so it is first run and we have not got the hang of it yet, and we had to stop for a few beers at CHEERS bar. Cheers, the new bar is a rebuild of the original bar, The Bull and Finch Pub, that...
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Now is the time to book to find the sun, it must be somewhere - Seriously look at the weather - we are off! Obviously we have to, but we fly to Boston to join the Aurora for a few days and jump off in Bermuda, two weeks back to edit the films and then Join ship in Venice...
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It is nice to know exactly what your ship, or floating hotel will look like and our video reporter David James Taylor has sat himself at the Port of Tyne with his camera to give us so exceptional exteriors of these magnificent ships. The Balmoral is a classic ship operated by Fred Olsen and a big favourite of our...
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A beautiful film of the ship leaving Newcastle, as it sails past David Taylor's camera. It is a great chance to see the exterior in detail. This time Elizabeth is missing from shot not wishing to swim out into picture! The Celebration is operated under long term charter by Thomson Cruises who have had the ship since 2005. It was refurbished...
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As you step out into the brand new and still expanding cruise terminal buildings you will be given a magazine with a map and a walking tour suggested. Some by favoured advertisers but as you will see from the film, there is hidden away a slavery museum. You would maybe miss it if we did not show you it...
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The cruise terminal is a walk from the bus station north the capital Bridgetown but to go to the East Coast you will need to walk through the town. Follow Jean as she shows you how, and the choice of other buses. We always travel all over the island on public buses even if on a day cruise stop....
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A regular stop for Doris Visits, Barbados literally means, the Bearded One, and that name comes from the bearded tree. Jean's film for Doris Visits film gives you some great tips and a good overview of a beautiful island. https://youtu.be/nHvYGqwfr54 We have spent much time in Barbados with friends, family, swimming with turtles and also as a gateway to many a cruise....
While entertainment is at sea, communication is on the cloud Who is Doris? Looks like she is a Koala! We had been wondering who Doris is ourselves then our good friend Marty Kristian sent us this. You will see from our link we mean 'the' Marty Kristian who taught the world to sing and met presidents in the USA and...
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Great stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic and occasionally funny. CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK
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