Travel Blogs from Canico
... gave talks . Stephen Hare the our chief engineer on Sapphire gave an excellent talk on the QE2 on which he was chief engineer for P and O for 17 years during which he supervised the refit of the QE2 in Germany. He had high praise for the ship which could achieve a maximum speed of 32knots
One interesting statistic was when the QE2 went through the Panama Canal on her world cruises, a clearance on either side is only 6-8 inches.
... Maria Lyn
Classical guitarist Robin Hill
The Lyceum Theatre Players who presented four short plays.
The Steve Love Band with 60's and 70's music
Resident On board entertainers included Martin Orbidans pianist in the Cooper Bar
The Perfect Mood Duo organist Zoltan and singer/violin player Lily, who performed mostly in the drawing room and sometimes on deck
'The secret to creativity is knowing where to hide your sources'.
At sea again on the rolling journey home across the Bay of Biscay, activities at sea reached a frenzy .The Art and craft classes gave an exhibition of their work and the crew gave a spectacular crew show that surpassed most of the entertainment on board.
Stories of less fortunate voyages reached our ears, the man who was killed when a freak wave blew a window in on him while at breakfast only ...
... and settle for a bit so can travel, but more spaced out and enjoy some things slightly better with money behind us. The people at this vineyard are sending us crazy, three young annoying english girls who are loud and stupid, on top of this, Alan is always telling the same old long winded boring stories, that we have already heard 3 times over. The stress of organising everything on top of the annoying company is sending us a bit crazy. The work has become tedious, apart from ...
Omg! There is nothing quite so amazing as freedom! Getting out of Lyon again, feeling like a tourist, learning new things and seeing new places, oh it's amazing. I left my house and headed for the airport, and arrived in Porto at about 11.20am. There I met Sujata and we went to the hostel together. The hostel was quite cool. And we were just in time for the walking tour, so we joined that in the afternoon. It's good to do something communal because then you ...