Articles with tag: diamond princess

Diamond Princess © Sid Mosdell/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
Dear friends! Let us plunge, once again, into aspects of the cruise industry. In this article, we want to introduce several facts you probably did not know about the charming Diamond Princess liner. Photo by: Roderick Eime/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 1. Initially, the ship was named Sapphire Princess. The...
We went on the cruise around Hokkaido on the  Diamond Princess . There were a lot of tourists from Japan and its neighboring countries! And no more than 5 percent of passengers were from other countries. Most of the people there were young, the average age was between 30 and 50. There...
The true height of the mountains rising to the sky is especially felt from such pictures - after all, the photo was taken from the 16th deck of the huge liner! The airplane is soaring between the mountain peaks. The views opening from there are impressive! And here is the...
From Thompson Sound to the next big fjord -  Milford Sound  - there are about 62 miles (100 kilometers) along the coast. The ship goes along the cliffs and mountain ridges of the west coast of New Zealand rugged with fjords. This voyage along the coast was one of the most...
A leisurely stroll through the wine-growing plantations after dinner is so nice... So beautiful! After dinner and acquaintance with the peculiarities of Australian winemaking, we take the bus again and continue the route. From winemaking regions located outside the city limits, we go...
Both sides of  Auckland is surrounded by Khauraki and Manukau bays, and is located on a narrow strait between the North Island of New Zealand, the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea.  At first glance, it is reminiscent of the city of sails in Auckland. It occupies a large area...
The ship bristled with the camera lenses: There is a movement on decks. " Island Princess " stopped not far from the glaciers - in this photo, it seems that you only need to bent a little over the side to touch the ice. However, we are not in "Titanic", and such touches were not included in...