travel cruising the world

Taking a journey over water has, for me, always been an exciting experience whether it was a long cruise or a relatively short ferry crossing.
As Lynn and I get older we find we still want to see more and more places.... but work at it a little less.
We have found travelling by cruise ship services this purpose well.
Here are some of the trips over water that we have enjoyed....

TRAVEL:
Often - US/Canada Ferries: Port Angeles WA/Victoria BC - Tsawwassen BC/Duke Point BC - Departure Bay BC/Horshoe Bay BC - Horshoe Bay BC/Langdale BC - Comox BC/Powell River...
1978 - Apollan II: Athens, Greece - Crete, Greece - Delos, Greece - Mykonos, Greece - Thira, Santorini, Greece - Rhodes and Lindos, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey.
1984 - Stellas Oceanus: Athens, Greece - Heraklion, Crete, Greece - Hydra, Greece - Mykonos, Greece - Patras, Greece - Thira, Santorini, Greece - Rhodes and Lindos, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Turkey.
1984 - Grimaldi Lines: Patras Greece - Igoumenitsa Greece - Brindisi Italy.
1991 - Li River Riverboat: Guilin, China - Li River, China - Yangshuo, China.
1993 - Carnival Tropicale: San Juan, Puerto Rico - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadalupe - St. Georges, Grenada - Caracus, Venezluela - Oranjestad, Arua
1994 - Stena Line: Frederikshavn, Denmark - Goteborg, Sweeden.
1994 - Gulen: Kaupanger, Norway - Lusterfjorden - Gudvangen, Norway.
1999 - Balearia: Barcelona Spain - Palma de Mallorca (round trip).
2007 - Tahitian Princess: Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia - Huahine, French Polynesia - Raiatea, French Polynesia - Roratonga, Cook Islands - Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Moorea, French Polynesia -
2009 - Emerald Princess: Copenhagen, Denmark - Stockholm, Sweden - Helsinki, Finland - Moscow, Russia - St. Petersburg, Russia - Talin, Estonia - Gdanz, Poland - Rostock/Berlin, Germany - Helsingborg, Sweden
2011 - Golden Princess: Hilo, Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii - Kauai, Hawaii - Mauai, Hawaii - Ensenada, Mexico
2011 - Island Princess: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - Oranjestad, Aruba - Cartagena, Columbia - Colon, Panama - Limon, Costa Rica - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
2012 - Sapphire Princess: Vancouber, BC, Canada - Ketchikan, Alaska - Juneau, Alaska - Skagway, Alaska - Glacier Bay, Alaska - Whittier, Alaska
2012 - Sapphire Princess: Whittier, Alaska - College Fjord, Alaska - Skagway, Alaska - Juneau, Alaska - Ketchikan, Alaska - Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012 - Crown Princess: Houston, Texas - Roatan, Honduras - Belize City, Belize - Tuacan, Mexico
2013 - Ruby Princess: Naples, Italy - Santorini, Greece - Kusadasi, Turkey - Mykonos, Greece, Piraeus/Athens, Greece - Katakolon, Greece - Corfu, Greece - Dubrovnik, Croatia - Venice, Italy
2017 - Ruby Princess: Los Angeles - Puerto Vallarta - Mazatlan - Cabo San Lucas
2017 - Ruby Princess: Seattle, Washington - Ketchikan, Alaska - Juneau, Alaska - Skagway, Alaska - Victoria, BC, Canada

*****     excellent
****       very good
***         average-good
**           poor
*             terrible

Unless noted otherwise, all photos are copyright, d. holmes chamberlin jr, architect llc


vacation cruises


greek islands and turkey

stellas cruises
apollon II
1978

***1/2



greek islands and turkey

stellas cruises
stellas oceanis
1984

***1/2



eastern caribbean

carnival cruises
carnival tropicale
1992

***1/2



south pacific

princess cruises
tahitian princess
2007

*****



baltic and russia

princess cruises
emerald princess
2009

****



hawaiian islands

princess cruises
golden princess
2011

****



panama canal

princess cruises
island princess
2011

****



alaska and glacier bay

princess cruises
saphire princess
2012

****



under construction
western caribbean

princess cruises
crown princess
2012

****



eastern mediterranean

princess cruises
ruby princess
2013

***1/2



under construction
mexican riviera

princess cruises
ruby princess
2017

****



alaska and glacier bay

princess cruises
ruby princess
2017

****





day cruises


li river, china

riverboat

1991

****





ferries


kaupanger to gudvangen, norway

gulen ferries
gulen
1994

***



patras greece to brindisi italy

grimaldi line

1984

***



frederikshavn denmark to goteborg sweden

stena line

1994

***



barcelona to mallorca, spain

balearia line

1994

***



straights of georgia, canada

bc ferries

multiple times

****



port angeles washington to victoria canada

black ball ferry

multiple times

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