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Re: Balmoral to America's Deep south

Postby hazel20 » 09 Oct 2015 19:46

On our way home now. Today is Bermuda - love it. Was disappointed with the Bahamas.
Five days at sea now before the Azores. Home on 19th.

It's been a blast!

Port talks all done - just need to do 2 more general talks.
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Postby JollyJill » 09 Oct 2015 19:51

Hi Hazel. Good to hear that you have such a good cruise (not over till the fat lady sings and I'm not there :lol: )

Please that Hurricane Joaquin missed you too. I hope you have a smooth crossing. :)
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Re: Balmoral to America's Deep south

Postby khkate » 09 Oct 2015 20:00

Been following your travels on FB with great interest. You sound as if you and your mum have have a wonderful time. Enjoy the Azores and then prepare to wrap up as its going to start getting colder here!
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Re: Balmoral to America's Deep south

Postby adogap » 09 Oct 2015 21:12

Safe journey home Hazel

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Re: Balmoral to America's Deep south

Postby tobysgranny » 10 Oct 2015 08:29

hazel20 wrote:Just realised I missed telling you about martha's Vineyard. It looked in doubt when they started tendering. The tender boats were violently lurging alongside so they stopped the operation. They turned the ship several times until they were able to recommence.

I think we would have missed the port but for the fact that one tender had already gone so there were 100 people ashore.

So our tour was late leaving but it was a lovely island, the tour bus was really old (vintage) and the guide was hilarious!

A lot of people staye on board when they saw the sea conditions. Understandable but a shame they missed the port


Glad you made it to Martha's Vineyard. Unfortunately we didn't manage to get across. Another day in Falmouth and we would have got the ferry over. However, we thoroughly enjoyed our time up in Provincetown where we stayed in a charming little guest house owned by two gay guys who were brilliant. Everything was just perfect. Their attention to detail was second to none. I'm so glad we took the trouble to go up there.we stopped off in Plymouth on our way back up to Boston as we had to see the Plymouth Rock and take some pictures.

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Postby Gillzajoker » 10 Oct 2015 13:44

Enjoy the rest of your cruise, and safe journey home, Hazel :D
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Postby grannyM » 11 Oct 2015 18:12

Nice to catch up with your travels after being two weeks away Hazel. Hope your return journey via the Azores is trouble free and you enjoy the rest of the cruise. :)
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Re: Balmoral to America's Deep south

Postby hazel20 » 08 Nov 2015 20:00

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Postby Jimmy the One » 09 Nov 2015 11:14

Smashing photos Hazel.How did you like Balmoral ?
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Postby hazel20 » 09 Nov 2015 13:32

Jimmy the One wrote:Smashing photos Hazel.How did you like Balmoral ?



I grew to like her, Jim, once i stopped trying to compare her with Boudicca.

I am back for 7 weeks in the new year so it's a good job i liked her.
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