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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Central America And The Mardi Gras Part 6

Bermuda was very picturesque, but it was far colder than we had expected it to be. My eyes were telling me I was looking at the Caribbean, but my skin was telling me that I was already back in England!

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 5

We awoke early the following morning and enjoyed a small breakfast in The Palms before heading ashore in a taxi. We shared a cab with 3 people we had met onboard during the cruise and within 20 minutes we were in

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 4

We spent most of the day sailing along the Mississippi River, which was delightful. When I visited New Orleans last year, our transit of the Mississippi was at night for arrival and departure, but this time we got to experience

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 3

After leaving Antigua, we spent a day at sea before arriving off the coast of Trujillo in Honduras. It was warm and sunny, but the sea state wasn’t ideal and our tenders struggled to get alongside in the small harbour.

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 2

Barbados was very hot and humid, but that was good – sun and heat always work well when there are beaches involved! Barbados was also where Balmoral would meet her sister, Braemar, for a few hours. Braemar was the first

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Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 1

I’m back! I’m sorry that I couldn’t update you with live blogs during the cruise – I just couldn’t get my blog to open using the ships Wi-Fi – but I’m here now, so let me tell you ALL about

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My First Cruise Of 2017: Caribbean, Central America And America

My first cruise of 2017 is just 23-days away and WHAT an itinerary it offers! It looks like this: Madeira, Barbados, St Lucia, Antigua, Tortola, Jamaica, Banana Coast, Belize City, Cozumel, New Orleans (2-nights in port), Tampa, Key West, Miami,

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Top 10 Special Event Cruises’ In 2017/18

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released its ‘Top Ten Special Event Cruises’ for 2017/18, all of which showcase its commitment to offering cruise guests ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences! From the colourful Rio Carnival, the lively atmosphere of the Seville Fair to Norway’s

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral Food Blog

My first Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines food blog was a big hit, so I thought it only right I do another one, this time showcasing the food from two of my sailings aboard Balmoral: one in May 2016 to the

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Spain And Morocco With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

In May 2016, I spent 5-nights aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral sailing from Port of Tyne and exploring the Norwegian Fjords, and it was a fantastic cruise. The ship herself ticked all the right boxes for me and I

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