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Latest luxury river cruise ship from Scenic Tours

Scenic Spirit is the latest luxury river cruise ship from Scenic Tours, which will launch on the Mekong River in January 2016.   She will offer personal service with an almost 1:1 staff to guest ratio and four on board dining options, In-room dining, resort style pool with bar serving light fare, guest laundry, open air cinema, passenger elevator to all service decks and  a fitness and wellness centre – full spa with sauna and steam room, beauty salon and hairdresser and a Private butler service for every guest. 73 more words

Adventure/Expedition Cruising

X-bow at Blyth

The Ulstein X-bow development of ship design is rarely seen.
The Skandi Constructor multi-purpose/anchor-handling vessel was spotted in Blyth harbour.

More X-bows here and more Skandi vessels here

Tyne

Cruise Ships Docked in Port Castries Circa 2007


Happy #ThrowbackThursday. #PhotoOfTheDay: Cruise ships in the Castries Harbour circa 2007. Photo by: Chris Huxley. #picoftheday #picturesque #pictureperfect #bestoftheday #simplybeautiful #castries #stlucia #saintlucia #saintlucianow #visitsaintl…
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Wow, this ship is huge!

When you walk or drive along Via Giuseppe Garibaldi in Messina, a wide road running parallel to the shore and the port, you could at first sight believe that there is another row of multi-storey buildings behind the ones you’re passing by. 172 more words

Travel

#902 German Antarctic Station 15/02/01

Here is another marvelous cover from Antarctica: It was cancelled at the German Antarctic research station Neumayer III.

The letter was carried by the icebreaker… 133 more words

Cover

MV Babinda – a Coastal Trader

WILLIAM BOURKE

In the magazine Australian Sea Heritage No.102, the author chronicled the World War II Merchant Navy service of his father-in-law Captain Ronald Charles Pratt with the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company (A.U.S.N.) His favourite vessel was the MV… 3,743 more words

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