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Marco Polo Runs Aground In Norway

It seems that although superbly beautiful the Norwegian Fjords are out to get cruise ships at the moment. Cruise and Maritime Voyages, Marco Polo, is the regions latest victim. According to reports she ran aground in a remote Norwegian fjord

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Fjords Cruise A Final Day On-Board

By morning the sea and wind had abated somewhat but the day started grey with drizzle in the air. A final breakfast in the Waterside would also be our discovery that fresh omelette’s were available along with pancakes and other

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Fjords Cruise A Day On Board

Stepping out onto the balcony we were greeted this morning with a much more cosmopolitan city-scape that was Bergen. The weather was noticeably colder and again unfortunately grey and wet.  We later learned that Bergen proclaims to be the wettest

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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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Fjords Cruise Embarkation Day

CruiseMiss guest blogger, Scott, recently embarked on his first cruise to the Fjords and his first cruise with P&O Cruises. This is his cruise diary! Norwegian Fjords (N221) – Ventura 1-8 September 2012 – Southampton, Sea, Stavanger, Skjolden, Geirangerfjord, Bergen,

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