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Yorky’s Knob, so Close Yet Still so Far

Day 4 – 7th March 2014 The (regrettably) quick Yorky’s Knob stop, then en route to Rabaul PNG. We awake at around 6.30am just as the ship is approaching Cairns. Trinity Beach is in view and the beautiful friends we were supposed to meet for lunch today can actually see MS Queen Elizabeth from their […]

Whitsunday Islands, Ahoy… I See Land

This is what I love about a balcony cabin, the fresh sea air, the sound of the water splashing off the hull. I can’t get enough. We keep the door ajar throughout the night so to get the whole “at sea” experience. Day 3 – 6 March 2014. Arrived – Whitsunday Islands I wake up […]

First Day on Board the Queen Elizabeth

First morning on board MS Queen Elizabeth – at Sea en route to Whitsunday Islands. SUNRISE. The weather is stunning. Day 2 – March 5th.   We are feeling refreshed and invigorated after an awesome night’s sleep. The bedding on the QE is like everything else here, – huge, luxurious and very, very comfortable – […]

Goodbyes… and Hellos – MS Queen Elizabeth here we come

Well, the Odyssey begins! And as we welcome and greet this exciting new beginning, we also bid very, VERY sad & emotional goodbye to our little munchkins – the nine cockatiels that we have loved and cared for, for so many years. I’ll try not to dwell on this part of our journey for long, […]