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Photos of some of our Cruises and Ports of Call

QUEEN VICTORIA - Oct 2012
A 2 night 'extra' to Zeebrugge & back to Southampton after QUEEN VICTORIA's 'emergency' repairs at Bremerhaven to her propulsion system 17 -19 October 2012
Compare to QUEEN ELIZABETH at http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/queen-elizabeth-jan-2012/
subfolders: 3 and albums: 1
LOUIS OLYMPIA - July 2012
ex SONG OF AMERICA, SUNBIRD, THOMSON DESTINY
subfolders: 3 and albums: 7
BALMORAL - May 2012
subfolders: 2 and albums: 7
QUEEN ELIZABETH - Jan 2012
First leg of QUEEN ELIZABETH's 2012 World Voyage.
Southampton to New York 10 - 17 January 2012 plus overnight 17th January aboard in New York.
[Please note the Exif data is all timed at GMT +1]
Compare to QUEEN VICTORIA at http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/queen-victoria-june-2012/
subfolders: 2 and albums: 11
BLACK WATCH - December 2011
Mini Cruise to Rouen 14 - 17th Dec 2011
Southampton - Rouen [overnight] - Southampton
albums: 13
ZENITH - April 2011
Pullmantur Cruises' ZENITH 11 - 18 April 2011 - ROND VENECIANO
Piraeus, Mykonos, Santorini, Katakolon, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Venice, Ravenna
subfolders: 5
MSC SPLENDIDA - July/Aug 2010
31 July - 7 August 2010
Genova, Marseille, Barcelona, La Goulette [Tunis], Valletta, Messina, Civitavecchia, Genoa
subfolders: 3
QUEEN MARY 2 - Oct 2009
5th Anniversary Voyage Around Britain 15 - 23 October 2009
Southampton, South Queensferry, Greenock, Liverpool, Cobh, Cherbourg, Southampton

A number of short movie clips showing the various ports and firework displays in Greenock & Liverpool are online at http://www.magwa.co.uk/qm25thanniversary/qm25thanniversaryvoyageclips.htm

Not much has changed since we sailed on QM2's Maiden Transatlantic Crossing in April 2004; if you wish to compare the photographs please see http://www.magwa.co.uk/qm2/qm2phototrans.htm
subfolders: 10 and albums: 2
AURORA Sept 2008
The Weekender 27 - 29 Sept 2008
Southampton, Zeebrugge, Southampton
subfolders: 3 and albums: 3
Ventura - Sept 2008
12 -14 September 2008 - Weekender
Southampton - Zeebrugge - Southampton
VENTURA 116017gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2008 Bermuda
subfolders: 3 and albums: 2
BRAEMAR July 2008
Southampton to Rome [Civitavecchia]
See our departure from Southampton
http://emmerdale.org/linerlovers/Southampton_2008/Jade_Braemar.html
subfolders: 6 and albums: 1
NORWEGIAN JADE July 2008
"A Taste of Belgium"
Southampton to Zeebrugge 11 - 13 July 2008
subfolders: 3 and albums: 2
BOUDICCA, Dutch Weekender 12-15 June 2008
Boudicca, ex Grand Latino, Superstar Capricorn, Hyundai Kumgang, Superstar Capricorn, Golden Princess, Sunward, Birka Queen, Sunward, Royal Viking Sky
Size: 205m x 26m x 7.5m Tonnage: 28388gt, 5956dwt Built: Jun 1973
Mini-Cruise 12 - 15 June 2008
Southampton - Rotterdam - St. Peter Port - Southampton
For an overview of Boudicca see the photos from my visit aboard 19 Nov 2007
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/ships/boudicca-19-nov-2007/
subfolders: 4 and albums: 7
Artemis May 2008
Artemis [ex Royal Princess] Passenger (Cruise) Ship 44348gt, 4661dwt Built: Oct 1984
10 - 12 May 2008
Southampton - Zeebrugge - Southampton
For video clips see
http://www.magwa.co.uk/artemis/artemisvideo.htm
For overhead photos taken in Barcelona July 2006 see
http://public.fotki.com/magwa/ships/barcelona_shipspotting/artemis/
subfolders: 5 and albums: 2
Oceana Apr 2008
Oceana 77499gt Passenger (Cruise) Ship 2000 Bermuda
18 - 20 April 2008
Southampton - Zeebrugge - Southampton
subfolders: 4 and albums: 3
Balmoral Feb 2008
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' ms Balmoral
subfolders: 4 and albums: 3
Oriana 2007
20 - 22 Oct 2007 - The Weekender
Southampton - Zeebrugge
For video clips see
http://www.magwa.co.uk/oriana/orianavideo.htm
subfolders: 4 and albums: 3
Norwegian Gem 2007
Dover/Amsterdam/Dover 6 - 8 October 2007
For video clips see
http://www.magwa.co.uk/norwegiangem/norwegiangemvideo.htm
subfolders: 8 and albums: 5
QE2's 40th Anniversary Voyage 2007
15 - 23 September 2007. A wonderful voyage to have experienced with great receptions in all the ports of call - Southampton, Newcastle, South Queensferry [Edinburgh], Greenock [Clydebank/Glasgow], Liverpool, Southampton.
Throughout we were given keepsakes, commemorative newspapers from the ports and the menus each night [with a folder to keep them in] which are to keep forevermore.
For video clips see
http://www.magwa.co.uk/qe2/qe240thanniversaryvoyagevideo.htm
subfolders: 6 and albums: 5
Black Watch 2007
Bank Holiday "Mini Cruise" Southern Ireland 24 - 28 August 2007
subfolders: 3 and albums: 5
Queen of Scandinavia 2007
A "Mini-Cruise" aboard DFDS' Queen of Scandinavia 12 - 14 August 2007
Newcastle - Stavanger - Newcastle
subfolders: 1 and albums: 5
Princess of Norway 2007
A "Mini-Cruise" aboard DFDS' Princess of Norway 20 - 24 February 2007
Newcastle - Bergen - Newcastle
Review at
http://www.magwa.co.uk/princessofnorway/princessofnorwayreview.htm
Video Clips at
http://www.magwa.co.uk/princessofnorway/princessofnorwayvideo.htm
subfolders: 2 and albums: 13
Costa Classica 2006
Arabian Gulf Sailing aboard Costa Classica 23 - 30 December 2006
Dubai, Muscat, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai
Including a 3 night pre-cruise stay in Dubai
subfolders: 6 and albums: 4
Celebrity Century 2006
Dover, St Peter Port, Dover aboard Celebrity Century. Thursday 8 - Sunday 11 June 2006
subfolders: 5 and albums: 9
MSC Monterey 2006
Mediterranean Sailing aboard MSC Monterey 10 - 17 April 2006
subfolders: 8 and albums: 16
Duchess of Scandinavia 2005
A "Mini-Cruise" aboard DFDS' Duchess of Scandinavia 25 - 27 October 2005
Harwich, Cuxhaven [for Bremerhaven], Harwich
For photos as Atlantic Traveller at Bergen on 22 Feb 2007 see
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/princess-of-norway-2007/atlantic-traveller/
subfolders: 2 and albums: 8
Norwegian Jewel 2005
NCL's Norwegian Jewel Inaugural Celebrations. Monday 8 - Wednesday 10 August 2005, Dover to Jersey and back. Entered Service 2005, 81,740gt - 2376 Passengers [double occupancy], 25.5kts
albums: 21
Oceanic 2005
Brisas del Mediterráneo, Aboard Pullmantur Cruises' ss Oceanic
25 Jul - 1 Aug 2005
Barcelona, Villefranche, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples, Tunis, at sea, Barcelona
subfolders: 10 and albums: 7
Westerdam 2005
Eastern Caribbean Cruise Aboard Holland America Line's ms Westerdam 9 - 16 Jan 2005
Fort Lauderdale, Nassau, St Maarten, Tortola, Half Moon Cay, Fort Lauderdale
subfolders: 1 and albums: 22
Black Watch 2004
Aboard ms Black Watch - Mini Cruise 17 - 20 Dec 2004, Southampton, Rouen, Southampton

Black Watch 2000 - Baltic Heritage Cruise, August 13 - 26
subfolders: 1 and albums: 5
MSC Armonia 2004
Greece & Croatia aboard MSC Armonia.
Venice, Bari, Santorini, Piraeus [Athens], Katakolon, Dubrovnik, Venice, 8 - 15 Aug 2004
See http://www.magwa.co.uk/armonia/armoniaphoto.htm for links to hundreds of other Photographs
albums: 20
RMS Queen Mary 2 2004
Aboard Queen Mary 2 on her Inaugural Transatlantic Crossing - Southampton to New York, 16 - 22 April 2004
There is only a small proportion of my photos of the Crossing here, see also
http://www.magwa.co.uk/qm2/qm2phototrans.htm
albums: 5
QE2 2003
Aboard Queen Elizabeth 2
Bank Holiday Celebration Cruise
23 - 26 Aug 2003
albums: 10
Arcadia Jul 2001
"In the Wake of the Armada" 14 - 21 Jul 2001
Vigo, Lisbon, La Rochelle, St Peter Port [Unable to tender due to choppy seas].
albums: 8
Black Watch 2000
Baltic Cruise
Only a handful of the photos taken, just to get them off the PC
albums: 3
ss Southern Cross 1965
Around the World aboard SS Southern Cross, 8 Sep 1965 - 25 Nov 1965
See http://www.battrick.co.uk/rtw/index.htm
for most of the Photographs
albums: 2
 
Pompeii
Oct 27, 2003

A visit to Pompeii

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La Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Mar 28, 2002

La Coruña, NW Spain is the capital of La Coruña Province, in Galicia, a seaport on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The city is probably of Celtic origin. It came under Roman control in the 1st century BC. La Coruña was the port from which the Spanish Armada sailed against England in 1588. In 1589 the port was taken and almost totally destroyed by the English navigator Sir Francis Drake.

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Norway 1977

Mini-Cruise aboard SS Bolero from Newcastle to Bergen, Stavanger & Kristiansand, Apr 1977

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Sanctuary of Olympia
Aug 1, 2003

Sanctuary of Olympia, where dwellings date back to 1900-1600 B.C., was a a sacred site before the ancient Olympic Games began in the year 776 BC, when Koroibos, a cook from the nearby city of Elis, won the stadion race, a foot race 600 feet long.

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Lirica Balcony Cabin
Mar 1, 2004

Balcony Cabin 10060, Bellini Deck [10] MSC Lirica

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