Queen Mary 2

Take a bow, and a captain This photo of Captain Kevin Oprey standing on the bulbous bow of the Queen Mary 2 off the coast of Bali was taken to mark the ocean liner’s tenth anniversary in May. Photographer James Morgan said the photos took months in planning – and waiting for a calm sea. …

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10 cruises I’d like to be on

A little touch of wishful thinking from yours truly as Sydney still struggles to cope with wearing woolies and waiting for summer days…Not in any order…1. Chilean ice fjords on Scorpios 22. Sailing on Star Clipper in the Andaman Sea3. Round the world on Queen Mary 24. Northern Europe and Scandinavia on Europa5. Cruising the …

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Sail the world on Cunard – and join royalty on Sydney Harbour 2011

If you scroll down the right hand side of this blog you will find the photos I took when we joined the throngs to see the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 berthed in Sydney Harbour. It was a warm summer dusk and we walked down to the ferry wharf at Kirribilli and caught the …

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Their gracious majesties: news on Cunard’s Three Queens!

The maiden voyage of Cunard’s new Queen Elizabeth 2 sold out in 29 minutes according to the blog of Alastair Greener, Cunard’s cruise director. That voyage will start in Southampton 12th October and take her to Portugal and the ports of Vigo, Lisbon and Cadiz, then to the exotic Gran Canaria. QE2’s next voyage takes …

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