Tag Archives: Australia

Penrith, Australia

When embarking or disembarking a cruise in Sydney, if you have a few days to stay it’s nice to see some of the surrounding area. We took advantage of disembarking the P&O Arcadia there to visit with our daughter who … Continue reading

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Scenic World in Katoomba

Katoomba is a major touristy area for Australia’s Blue Mountains. The train stops in town and from there you can catch either a city bus or hop on hop off bus out to Echo Point and Scenic World. Both places … Continue reading

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Australia’s Blue Mountains

Some cruises start in Sydney, some end there, and some are round trips out of Sydney. When cruising to or from Sydney it’s nice to spend a bit of extra time there to see the area. Sydney has great public … Continue reading

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Cruising to Sydney, Australia

Arriving in Australia by cruise ship is far nicer than arriving by airplane. Besides the fact that the journey is far more fun, cruise ship passengers are not sprayed with disinfectant before disembarking like airplane passengers sometimes are. Customs is … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Adventure

Before our Australian cruise on the Carnival Legend our daughter, Sheri, asked other Australians what is good to do in Melbourne with kids. She got a lot of recommendations for Science Works. On the map it didn’t look too far … Continue reading

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In Search Of Tasmanian Devils

The mere mention of Tasmania conjures up images of Tasmanian Devils, the one thing most associated with that Australian island.  Both my Australian daughter Sheri and I wanted to see Tasmanian Devils while in Tasmania on our cruise on the … Continue reading

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Port Arthur, Tasmania

On our cruise to Tasmania, Carnival Legend made its first stop at Port Arthur on a gray cloudy day.  Normally it costs money to see the historic buildings there, but the ship’s tenders brought us right to the dock in … Continue reading

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Carnival Legend

Carnival Legend Carnival Legend has joined her sister ship, the Spirit, in sailing out of Sydney, Australia.  Unlike the Spirit who stays in Australia year-round, the Legend spends just part of the year there.  It works out well since the … Continue reading

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The P and O cruise

Originally posted on Mommy Adventures:
“How many more days?”  Hannah asked me every morning for weeks.  She and Daniel were so excited for our cruise with Aunty Jess, as was I.  It was our last hurrah before everything change, before…

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Turning Tragedy into Triumph – Making the Most of Getting Left Behind on a Cruise

Things To Do When Left Behind by Your Cruise Ship Touring Australia from Port to Port Your cruise ship is already a hundred feet away from the port on an Australian cruise and continues to fade away in the horizon. … Continue reading

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