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Norwegian Fjords With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral sailed into Newcastle with the promise of a 5-night scenic cruising voyage to Norway, taking in 2 ports of call: Bergen and Eidfjord. I visited Norway a few years ago on a cruise; that particular

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Celebrity Eclipse In Geirangerfjord

The next morning we awoke to find ourselves winding our way down the even more spectacular Geirangerfjord. As promised by the officers in Flam, the sun was still beating down on the ship with only the occasional wispy white cloud

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Celebrity Eclipse in Flam

We woke early the day we arrived in Flam as we had booked the Flamsbana mountain train excursion with Celebrity Cruises before we sailed. We had visited Flam the year before, unexpectedly making an overnight stopover due to bad weather

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Celebrity Eclipse In Bergen

It’s time to once again let guest blogger, Scott take the helm as he brings you his recent Norwegian Fjords voyage aboard Celebrity Eclipse. Having only got off Celebrity Eclipse from a 14 night med cruise three months before, it

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Fjords Cruise Flam

We woke to find the overnight wind had eased slightly and the horizontal rain was now just isolated showers, so we headed off to explore. Although quite a small place, Flam is spectacular with brightly coloured wooden lodge like buildings,

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Fjords Cruise Skjolden

An early start saw me pulling the curtains to see the silhouette of jagged and towering mountainsides a stone’s throw from the balcony. Despite the drifting banks of fog, occasional glimpses of the awe inspiring scenery whetted the appetite for

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Fjords Cruise Stavanger

We awoke to find ourselves in a rather overcast Stavanger, with Fred Olsen’s Balmoral backing in opposite us. After breakfast it was time to brave the elements and take a wander around the town which is right by the terminal.

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Fjords Cruise Sea Day

We woke to a pleasant sunrise through partly broken clouds. Oriana had dropped back behind us but was still following our course.  Having lost an hour due to the clocks going forward overnight, a relaxing lay in was called for,

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