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    The Drrons do some low flying heading West

    A little bit of background = with Ron working in Tasmania for 3 months and me home alone with two cars, I finally bit the bullet and decided it was TIME to go to one car ! ( I had been on this quest for some time ) So while he was in Tassie I traded in our two cars for one. He got...
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    Carribean Cruising experiences !

    Here is a thread to ask/answer questions re the Carribean islands ! Please feel free to participate ! We did a Silverseas cruise on the SILVER CLOUD November 2012 Barbados -Amazon -Barbados. Rons trip report about the carribean islands begins here, = post 35...
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    Article on top 13 Historical hotels in USA Forbes Magazine A good article on some great hotels in fantastic places. Hope we can visit them ! " In honor of America’s 244th birthday, the editors at Forbes Travel Guide have rounded up a...
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    NEW Sunshine Coast flights !

    Sunshine Coast Airport has announced the start of flights from the SC to Cairns - We’re going troppo – fly Sunshine Coast to Cairns! We’re proud to partner with the Queensland Government and Alliance Airlines to launch, for the first time in our history, a new service to...
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    How do you unpack once you get back home?

    You could always use my method of unpacking, I upend both cases onto the queen size bed in 3rd bedroom, put the dirty washing into the laundry basket and then close the door until I feel like tackling the mess ;););)
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    Luggage forwarding services

    Next year we are doing two cruises with a space of 8 days between them. We get off ship A in Venice and get on ship B in Barcelona. Has any one used any luggage forwarding services ? We have used the Takubin services in Japan and it works perfectly. On Cruise Critic...
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    Mooning across the Atlantic !

    We have just booked the Silversea Silver Moon for November 2020 for a 15 day transatlantic crossing. The trip report will be titled " Mooning across the Atlantic" :D
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    New aerosols in HLO Ban? (DPO)

    Did a new aerosols in HLO come into effect in the last week ?? I just spoke with Ron who is at DPO awaiting his first flight home, and security at DPO is confiscating ALL aerosols !! I flew out of there last week, it wasn't happening then. I cant see anything on AFF about it when I...
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    Ladies who shop !!

    I was shopping for a present for a friend ..... when the really nice sales assistant asked me if I would like to try on their special sale items from NYC ! Of course I said yes, please note the price on the sale tag ... that's right 7,115,500.00 million dollars ...
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    Looking for Adelaide recommendations !

    We are visiting Adelaide in September for 2 nights, staying in the CBD so looking for recommendations for dinner please !
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    Silverseas are no longer sailing into or out of Istanbul. For the rest of 2016 and all of 2017.
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    Maiden Voyage "Harmony of the Seas" not so harmonious !!

    Mutiny on the Harmony: The biggest cruise ship in the world is still a building site, angry passengers say during its maiden voyage Read more: How Harmony of the Seas' first trip became a PR disaster | Daily Mail Online How Harmony of the Seas' first trip became a PR disaster | Daily Mail Online
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    Jetstar going to fly ADL to MCY

    JETSTAR will fly direct from the Sunshine Coast to Adelaide three times a week from September this year. New Sunshine Coast to Adelaide flights announced | Sunshine Coast Daily SO that those poor Adelaideans can come and visit :D
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    QANTAS - a good news story

    On the channel 7 news last night was a good news story about Qantas pilots and crew helping out farmers in outback QLD. hope the link works !
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    Fire on Le Ponant ship

    "A small cruise ship operated by French line Ponant has been evacuated after an engine room fire. The 264-passenger Le Boreal was sailing off the Falkland Islands early Wednesday when the fire broke out, according to a Ponant statement sent to USA TODAY. There were no injuries to passengers or...
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    Sad news for Rugby fans - Jonah Lomu dies

    Sad news for Rugby fans- Jonah Lomu dies aged 40. All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dead at 40
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    It was announced that Silverseas are going to convert the Silver Cloud to an expedition ship ! "Silversea Cruises will announce that it will move Silver Cloud to its luxury expedition fleet in November 2017. Destined mostly for polar waters, the elite 296-guest ship that launched the...
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    Sunshine coast dinner 14th November 2015

    We thought it was about time to have another dinner on the Sunny Coast. :D I am looking at either Friday 13th or Saturday 14th November. Anyone interested ??
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    Myanmar E visa for Australians

    From the 01 September 2014 you can get an E visa for Myanmar ( Burma). Currently there are certain restrictions, and it only applies to flying into Yangon, but this is certainly a step in the right direction for Myanmar :) Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website) The cost is $ 50...
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    Has anyone flown in a moon boot ??

    Recently broke my leg and ankle and I am currently wearing a moon boot with limited weight bearing. In May we are doing a RTW ( 14 flights - 4 domestic ) so I was hoping that maybe someone has also done this so I know what to expect !!! :shock: Any thoughts much...