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Introduction: In June 2013 we did a 14-night Western Mediterranean cruise from Southampton on Ventura. The ports of call were Valencia; Barcelona; Monte Carlo; Civitavecchia; Ajaccio; Gibraltar; and Vigo, which was a last-minute substitution for La Coruña. In addition there were six full days and a half-day at sea – the first three days, the […]

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Introduction: This post serves as a summary & review of the cruise as a whole and as a way of accessing the actual posts I made while on the cruise Links: The cruise started with travelling to Southampton and embarkation; Then we had two days at sea, the first one, then the second one , then the first formal dinner and also some […]

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Introduction: We did this cruise in 2011 to the central Mediterranean, which is P&O-speak for the Adriatic – the Ionian (Greek) islands, Croatia, and Venice. So far (2013) this has been our best cruise: the ship was good, the company was excellent, and the ports of call in the Adriatic were stunning. Links: These posts […]

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Introduction: We have now finished this cruise, and a very good time was had. I know that I said that the Oriana cruise was my favourite so far – well, this Ventura cruise to the Canary Islands has now taken over (as of 2008!). Links: Embarkation: two posts, earlier and later; Day 1: two posts, at sea and dinner; Day 2: […]

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