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Lifou

Lifou, was the second island we visited during our Carnival Cruise to the Pacific Islands. I found the following YouTube Video about Lifou where the photographer filmed some of the the extraordinary things we experienced but did not film. Hierdie is nou ‘n man wat nie omgekoop kan word nie, […]

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Noumea

Noumea is the capital of New Caledonia, and therefore there are more industrial activity on this Island than on the others but it’s still a nice to get of the boat and take a wander, Experience life in a different environment . I found this YouTube Video of Noumea, which might […]

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Carnival-Cruise_2013

As part of the December 2013 family holiday we decided on a cruise to the Pacific Islands. We were joined by family and friends on the Luxurious Carnival Spirit cruise ship.   The Islands we visited during this cruise was: Noumea Lifou Isle of Pines

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Athens, Greece

Piraeus, the port that provide cruise ships access to Athens. Athens was an experience that is very difficult to explain in words, chaos is putting it mildly, everyone is doing as he or she pleases and no law get’s enforced. Police is blocking off a road due to riots but […]

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Venice

Venice; ancient city on water, hundreds of short cobble stone streets, expensive, smelly, loud locals, but beautiful! When we arrived at Venice we carried our suitcases and hand luggage to our hotel which was about 500m away from the train station. But the iPad directed us in the wrong way […]

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Munich

Octoberfest, 2012, in Munich. On the train between Cologne and Munich we realized that the trains are more full and people much more friendly, especially some Aussies. Spirits were high and festive, by the end of the trip there were quite a few very friendly and loud people getting of […]

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Cologne

Cologne Cathedral Cologne, where 4711 Cologne originates from, was a lovely city, not only because we stayed in the Hyatt hotel but also because of the friendly people. It was a clean and friendly city, with beautiful cathedrals and a mixture of old and new architecture. Wilmien had her first […]

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Rome

After 20+ hours of flights, we finally found ourselves in Rome, exhausted. Our tour guide, Yvonne, had very little sympathy and we were on the run…. Rome, apparently wait for no one. The Colosseum was first on the list.  

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