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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Life Onboard Black Watch

A lot of people asked me how I could possibly want to spend 108-nights on a ship. My response, how could you not want to spend 108-nights on a ship? I love being at sea. That’s my happy place, even

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Some Of My Favourite Things About Black Watch

All good things must come to an end and sadly, my cruise of a lifetime is over. I can’t even begin to tell you how wonderful the trip was and how much I enjoyed being on Black Watch and spending

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Turkey, Greece, Italy And Spain

We’ve called to Turkey, Greece, Italy and Spain since I last checked in with you and I didn’t really do much in any of the ports. I’ve had so much writing to catch up on and because I decided to

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Jordan, Egypt And The Suez Canal

We spent seven days at sea after leaving Mumbai and by the time we reached Jordan even I was itching for some dry land. We’d booked ‘The Lost City of Petra’ tour before joining the ship and it was a

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Cochin And Mumbai

Our first stop in India was Cochin and Marian and I were booked on a tour to see the backwaters of Alappuzha by houseboat. We left the ship early as the drive to join the boat took almost 2 hours,

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Myanmar And The Shwedagon Pagoda

We were due to arrive in Myanmar early because of a medical issue with a passenger, but due to tidal restrictions and issues with the port authority, we had to stick to our original time of 6PM. Marian and I

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Singapore And Kuala Lumpur

Singapore was a port that we decided to do on our own. I was looking forward to visiting, but it wasn’t the most important on the list and we didn’t want to get jammed up with a tour. We researched

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Darwin And Komodo Island

Darwin was our next port and our day was going to involve the Jumping Crocodile Cruise. I’d researched this before we left on Black Watch, but it can take 90 minutes to get there if traffic is bad, so I

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Sydney, Brisbane And Hamilton Island

After a rough and restless day at sea, we finally arrived in Sydney on February 27th. I’d never imagined ever being lucky enough to visit Australia, but there I was, right in the heart of it and best of all,

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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Auckland And Bay Of Islands

We arrived in Auckland on the Wednesday morning (February 21) and the ship was cleared and I was on the gangway before 10:30AM. I didn’t have much planned, I wanted to explore under my own steam and as we remained

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