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Following The Vet's and MiniVets' Cruise on MSC Opera

Postby Skier Pete » 20 Nov 2015 11:33

By special request here is a thread to mark the progress of TV, and his 4 girls, on their cruise on MSC Opera.


THE ITINERARY

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DAY 1; EMBARKATION IN GENOA

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Postby JollyJill » 20 Nov 2015 12:27

Thanks Pete. :)

The Vet family left home on Wednesday afternoon and stayed in Dublin overnight.

Yesterday morning at silly oclock, they got a flight to Milan.

They then boarded a train to Genoa where they had another overnight stay before boarding the Opera today.

With 3 young girls in tow, I wonder at Tomvet's sense of adventure sometimes.

When we met for the first time 5 years ago when Mai was a 5 month bump, he told me that his cruising days were over for a few years.

Since then, the family have cruised several times and that is with the addition of twin girls who are still under the age of 2. :o

I do hope that they enjoy MSC Opera. I remember it being a lovely ship and ideal for families.

Bon Voyage to all 5 of them. :)
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Postby Hannah » 20 Nov 2015 12:30

Bon voyage from me to, hope they have an excellent time - nice ship.
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Postby JollyJill » 20 Nov 2015 15:58

I've just heard from Tom.

They have just sailed from Genoa, having visited the Royal Palace before they embarked the ship.

Tom says that the balcony cabins are very small so they are glad they booked 2.

He likes the look of the ship and said that the buffet lunch was good.

They arrive in Gibraltar on Sunday evening so having left home on Wednesday and after 2 overnight stays in hotels, they are looking forward to some R & R for 2 days.
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Postby Skier Pete » 20 Nov 2015 16:30

50 minutes into their cruise heading for Gibraltar

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Postby octocruiser » 20 Nov 2015 17:09

JollyJill wrote:Thanks Pete. :)

The Vet family left home on Wednesday afternoon and stayed in Dublin overnight.

Yesterday morning at silly oclock, they got a flight to Milan.

They then boarded a train to Genoa where they had another overnight stay before boarding the Opera today.

With 3 young girls in tow, I wonder at Tomvet's sense of adventure sometimes.

When we met for the first time 5 years ago when Mai was a 5 month bump, he told me that his cruising days were over for a few years.

Since then, the family have cruised several times and that is with the addition of twin girls who are still under the age of 2. :o

I do hope that they enjoy MSC Opera. I remember it being a lovely ship and ideal for families.



Bon Voyage to all 5 of them. :)


Hear, Hear, Jill. I never cease to wonder at the energy that couple drum up to get their little family around with split second timing.

As he admitted on here recently he was wondering whether they had overstepped this time in deciding to cruise so close to Christmas , but as your second post shows he is up to form as usual by not only doing two overnights en route but also fitting in a sightseeing visit before boarding. :roll:

Even In our prime I don't think we even contemplated trying to do that in the course of joining a fly cruise :o Now it makes me feel exhausted just thinking about it. :roll:

Happy sailing to them.

We shall be off on Sunday - a very sedate chauffeured drive down to Southampton will be as much as we can cope with :lol:

Tom has already checked whether our itineraries coincide anywhere but they don't .

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Postby JollyJill » 20 Nov 2015 17:23

Bon Voyage to you both Kath- have a great time. :)
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Postby bobbyoscar » 20 Nov 2015 18:20

Thank you for doing this Pete, I shall enjoy following our own Vets cruise.
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Postby Mungo » 20 Nov 2015 18:46

Wishing them a super time! :mrgreen:
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Postby sevenseascoaster » 20 Nov 2015 19:32

Wishing Tom and all his lovely family a wonderful sight seeing time. In awe of how they manage so much, with such wee ones :)

Also have a super time Kath :)

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