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Southampton Cruise Port

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  • Day40

    Southampton, United Kingdom

    September 11, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Our private tour included visiting the important historical sights of Southampton with its many memorials. We went to the SeaCity Museum’s Titanic exhibit.
    We then drove out to the New Forest, an open area of 220 miles where wild horses, cows, and donkeys roam free. These animals came right next to our car. The residents here are called commoners and live in beautiful thatched roof houses that are very far apart.
    The visit to this most unique area was enhanced by our guide who was an expert on life in the New Forest.
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  • Day40

    Silversea Gala

    September 11, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    When we booked our multi-segment voyage, we had to get special permission for this “one day cruise” that never left Southampton. Regular passengers disembarked. Media, travel agents and special guests embarked. It was the first time that the Silver Muse docked in Southampton. It was also the birthday of the owner who brought aboard his friends for the night. Us and 33 other in transit passengers were invited to the festivities.
    Rose set a trend at the bar with her French Martini.
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  • Day2

    Southampton

    December 19, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    We have arrived in the check-in. This is the best.

    Oscar at check-in.

    'Excuse me, have you got a plank on this ship, for my brother, in case he needs to walk it'

    Mummy had a pat down at security.

    'Oi, your touching my Mums bum!'

    'It's ok Oscar, just Mummy's necklace has set the buzzer off'

    'Ah that's ok, go on then, check her pockets'
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  • Day1

    Arrived in southamptom

    December 18, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Got a taxi to the hotel. Nana, Gaga and daddy arrived 15 minutes after us. Boys in the bedroom bouncing on beds checking that Felix as a bridge is still strong and stable.

    "When we get there, what we'll do is have a nice drink and explore the hotel"
    "It's not a posh hotel Felix, it's more of a bed for the night"
    "No swimming pool? No Christmas dinner?"
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  • Day1

    We're off

    September 3, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    After getting on board we found cabin C112 then unpacked once our cases had been delivered.
    Orientation is going to be the major challenge along with getting our Cabin steward to stop calling me "Madam"!

    We set sail on time and made our way through the Solent to the English Channel. By dinner time I had taken my first sea-sickness tablet whilst listening to others comment on some 'millpond"? The food was delicious once I got it in my mouth and practise at guiding the fork to the right location whilst bobbing about helped. I'm exaggerating but the sea certainly wasn't smooth! I also learned that it was going to be best if I sat down when going for a wee!

    With survival basics established, and a lengthy safety briefing which included putting lifejackets on, we enjoyed our first evening aboard and are looking forward to seeing what the rest of the week brings.
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  • Day32

    Southampton to Winchester

    May 10 in the United Kingdom

    The ship docked this morning at 6 am in Southampton. The end of our sea voyage. Disembarkation was leisurely and we were off the ship about 10 am.
    After getting our bags we got our bearings in Southampton then decided to go straight to Winchester where we have our b&b for the next two nights.
    The train trip took about 20 minutes and on the train we got talking to a local lass. She was very helpful in walking with us into town and geting our bearings.
    Having to fill in time before getting to our digs about 6pm we found a comfortable spot at the guildhall where we had wifi. Got some planning done for Spain.
    In the room about 6:30. Modest house but nice room, great location.
    Wandered the streets for an hour or so to find dinner then off to bed.
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  • Day126

    Southampton, UK

    October 12 in the United Kingdom

    A busy turn around with the office coming onboard again. I then spent the rest of the day doing paperwork and in the evening i'll be taking photos in the restaurants. Jackson was able to get off though so he's got me Burger King for dinner. Much better then the crew mess.

  • Day2

    Day 2 London to Southampton

    September 2, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Evening all. So an early(ish) start this morning saw us up and out of the hotel in London. We jumped in a black cab and the driver was an older boy been doing the knowledge for 40 years. Had a lovely chat with him as he delivered us safely to Victoria Coach Station straight through the heart of the west end. Well that was a bun fight once in there, and the car they delivered us to Southampton in was huge. White in colour and carried lots of people, funny stripes down the side, I think I caught someone saying it was a "Bus" model, not something I've ever really heard of 😂. The driver was spot on taking lots of back roads to avoid the stood still M3. A short taxi ride at the other side saw us join our floating hotel for the next 2 weeks, the "Crown Princess". We've not been on this ship before but just like the rest of the Princess fleet it doesn't disappoint. Straight on, hand luggage chucked in the room and off up for food. The weather has been outstanding and out on the open decks it was glorious. We are very lucky as we get on early due to the number of cruises we have done. That gave Sharon the perfect opportunity to face time Her Mum and Dad and show them around the ship, they love to know we are ok and picture where we are. That was obviously hard work so we went and had more food to recover !! At 5.00pm we set sail for Lerwick, the sail away party very good as ever and a great atmosphere as we left Southampton in the sun (I know, I need to make the most of it). As we picked up pace so did the breeze, I'm glad I packed my coats !! A nice drink at the back of the ship then down to the room to unpack. A few 💤 for me before yep you guessed it we went for dinner. It's been a long old day and we had a lot of walking and a late night last night so we've decided an early night tonight. So we're on our way, currently passing Eastbourne, due to dock in Lerwick on Monday. Good night all.Read more

  • Day10

    Southampton, UK

    September 9, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    IPM again today but it means I don't have any IPMs for the upcoming Norway cruise. I slept in and then was on embarkation. After we had an hour break before I was in the restaurants taking photos for the night. We got off early at 9pm, so four of us went up to the planet bar. Which I had never been to before. It was busy though so we went to the Manhattan instead. A band called Soundwave was about to start so we stayed there. I got my favourite mocktail called a Mango Mule. After that it was bed time because it's an hour forward tonight.Read more

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