UK - Ireland 2012

Departed Perth, Australia, 18th July 2012

Departed Southampton, England, 27th July 2012

Departed Edinburgh, Scotland, 29th July 2012

Departed Invergordon, Scotland, 30th July 2012

Departed Kirkwell, Orkney Isles, 31st July 2012

Departed Glasgow, Scotland, 2nd August 2012

Departed Liverpool, England, 3rd August 2012

Departed Dublin, Ireland, 4th August 2012

Departed Cobh, Cork, Ireland, 5th August 2012

Departed Guernsey, Channel Island, 6th August 2012

Departed London-Heathrow, 7th August 2012

Departed Singapore, 8th August 2012

Arrived Home, 9th August 2012

 

 

Ah...! Champers in Qantas A380 Business - Delightful..!

 

Linda at door of our Hotel in Southsea (Portsmouth)

 

From our room of the Hotel in Southsea (Portsmouth)

 

Southsea (Portsmouth)

 

Southsea (Portsmouth)

 

Fawcett Rd Jewish Cemetery, Southsea (Portsmouth)

 

One of the two, Top Left, Grave of Judith Basan (died 1834), Fawcett Rd Jewish Cemetery,=  4th G Grandmother

 

Bridge & River - Salisbury

 

Summer in Glastonbury

 

Wells, Somerset

 

Flower Pots, Wells

  Our Cruise ship...?, Bristol, Linda & Elaine behind the 'SS Great Britain'
 

Linda & Elaine on the deck of the 'SS Great Britain'

 

 'SS Great Britain', the cheaper births ( I LIKE them..!)

 

Peasants Dining Room, 'SS Great Britain'

 

Summer Festival, Bristol

 

Linda, Elaine & Mike at Bradford on Avon

 

And of course, Monty & Louis at Bradford on Avon

 

Bradford on Avon

 

Tintern, Wales

 

Tintern, Wales

 

Monmouth, Wales

 

Monmouth, Wales

 

Hay on Wye, Wales  (Town Of Books)

 

Tretower Court & Castle, Wales

 

Abergavenny, Wales   (Marty Wild)

 

Tony & Paul's House, Rodborough Glousester

 

A very sunny & picturesque view from Tony & Paul's House

 

Linda & Tony

 

Statesroom 1042, M.V Queen Elizabeth (entered service Oct 2010)

 

Deck 9, Centre Pool Area M.V Queen Elizabeth

 

Deck 10 Forward, Games Area, M.V Queen Elizabeth

 

Deck 10 Forward, Games Area, M.V Queen Elizabeth

 

Departing Southampton

 

Passing the 'M.S Queen Mary', she's bigger than us..!

 

Passing by the 'Isle Of Wight'

 

Passing by the 'Isle Of Wight'

 

Passing by Portsmouth

 

These Fort Structures are all over the place around here

 

The Macmillan's & MacMillan's (Linda's Family)

 

Edinburgh Castle

 

& More MacMillan's & MacMillan's or maybe McM   (Linda's Family)

 

About to depart Edinburgh, 'Q.E' in the background   (Linda's Family)

 

Linda, Firths & Forths

 

Heading out to the North Sea

In The North Sea

 

Margaret, Joyce & Linda

 

'Alfie', a real cutie

 

Around Moray Firth & Invergordon

Around Moray Firth & Invergordon

 

Around Moray Firth & Invergordon

 

 Invergordon

 

Leaving Invergordon

 

Leaving Moray Firth & Invergordon

 

Mt Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Mt Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Puffins of Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Very Old Tree, Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Horrid Tender Vessels, Q.E (Hold 150 People)

 

Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Departing Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Departing Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

Nearly sunset, Departing Kirkwell, Orkney Islands

 

From our TV

 

Queens Court Theatre (Pay extra for the Boxes)

 

Greenock (Port for Glasgow)

 

Three handed Brent

 

Greenock (Port for Glasgow)

 

Greenock (Port for Glasgow)

 

wee Linnie the piper

 

I thought I damaged this air inflated 'Jimmy', as he started to deflate & fall over

 

But then he stood upright and chased me all over the dock for this photo

 

Shops etc Q.E

 

Pipers 'piping us', away from Greenock

 

Our entourage departing Greenock

 

Deck 3 Bars, lounges etc  Q.E

 

Liverpool Dock at very low tide (9 metre tides today)

 

Queens Theatre, Q.E

 

Welcoming Band - Liverpool Docks

 

Beautiful Catholic Cathedral, Liverpool

 

Massive Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool

 

Massive Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool

 

Old Pub, Liverpool

 

As Shown

 

Some Of the Historic Docks in Liverpool, Lots Of History Here

 

A Very crowded Dublin

 

A nice Park in Dublin

 

Have to pay to make these guys move

 

The Q.E 'bilge' area

 

Cobh, Cork, Ireland

 

The lovely port town of 'Cobh' (pronounced 'Cove'), once named 'Queenstown',  Cork, Ireland

 

Irish Booze Bus... ?

 

The farewell gathering

 

Farewell  to Cobh

 

nuff' said

 

Farewell Cork - and Ireland

 

Champers to start the cruise (actually taken day 1 with Linda's HTC Phone)

 

The long awaited Haggis Meal - For 1...!  (actually taken in Greenock, with Linda's HTC Phone)

 

St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

 

St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

 

Beautiful old church, St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

 

St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

 

Serenity Lounge, in transit, Changi Airport, Singapore

 

   

The Following are additional Photos Of Tony & Paul's House