Asia,  New Zealand, 2013

22nd March 2013 - Perth to Singapore
23rd March 2013 - Singapore to Sea - Start of Cruise
25th March 2013 - At Sea to Vietnam
25th March 2013 - Vietnam to Sea ( Port of Saigon)
28th March 2013 - At Sea to Hong Kong
29th March 2013 - Hong Kong to Xiamen
30th March 2013 - Xiamen to Sea
31st March 2013 - At Sea to Shanghai - End of Cruise
2nd April 2013 - Shanghai to Hong Kong
4th-5th April 2013 - Hong Kong to Sydney
6th April 2013 - Sydney to Queenstown & Wanaka
13th April 2013 - Wanaka to Christchurch
16th April 2013 - Christchurch to Sydney then Perth

 

 

Finally aboard the 'Voyager of the Seas' - Singapore

 

The new Cruise Centre-Singapore

 

Our Stateroom -8522 Portside

Entrance to 'Cleopatra's Needle' - function Room

 

The 'Royal Promenade' from Deck 8 (our end)

 

Other end of the Royal Promenade

 

La Scala - the showtime & 3D Movie  hall

 

Deck 14 Rock Climbing wall

 

18 hole mini golf

 

Still moored in Singapore

 

View from the stern

 

Linda's new friend

 

As seen

 

still

 

'Legend of the Seas' departing, tiny next to us

 

Finally we are away (late)

 

Bye Bye Singapore

 

Parade down the 'Royal Promenade' - Dreamworks Characters

 

Melon Sculptures

 

My shadow right up on the bow

 

The Bridge

 

Linda at the pointy end

 

Sunset in the South China Sea

 

Driving in Vietnam - lots of Buddist Temples

 

Driving in Vietnam - Old French Garrison near Saigon

 

Cu Chi - Saigon River

 

These guys -Cu Chi Farmers/Guerrilla's built these tunnels

 

250 km's of Tunnels - don't get lost down here..!

 

Slightly enlarged for tourists

 

Commander's Quarters

 

There are 3 levels of tunnels  - 3m, 6m & 10metres deep

 

Queuing up to get back onboard - a long day

 

A Spectacular Ice skating Performance on our ice rink - Deck 3

 

More melon Sculptures

 

More melon Sculptures

 

More melon Sculptures

 

Pools & Hot Tubs

 

Jogging Track etc deck 12

 

Deck Chairs Galore

 

The Golf Course   (Guy & Dog - Frisby)

 

Basketball Court

 

The 19th Hole Bar

 

etc

 

'Loo with a View' - Deck 11

 

Creeping Clouds, we just left from down there.. H.K

 

Big thunderstorm lightning just swept over us

 

Last remnants of thunderstorm

 

Cabin Towel Art

 

Xiamen, China

 

Xiamen, China

 

Xiamen, China - Boarding to depart

 

Linda loves a Puss in Boots

 

The Vault

 

Shanghai, China - Bye Bye Voyager of the Sea's

'Voyager of the Seas' Golf & Roller Blade Circuit

 

'Voyager of the Seas' Royal Promenade

 

 

'Voyager of the Seas' from a Helicopter

 

'Voyager of the Seas', Royal Promenade

 

'Pudong' District was paddocks until 10 years ago

Shanghai Financial district - The Bund', English Concession

 

'The Bund' etc from 88 floors up

Part of our room, Renaissance Yu Yuan Gardens Hotel

 

Near the entry to Yu Yuan Gardens

Yu Yuan Gardens - Zig Zag Bridge

Yu Yuan Gardens -Very Nice - near our Hotel

Yu Yuan Gardens

Yu Yuan Shopping

Linda with 'New Shanghai' backdrop  from the 'Bund'

The 'Bund' and old English concession

'New Shanghai'

On the 'Maglev', ripped off - he only did 300km's

Maglev on arrival at Shanghai Airport

Just a small part of the massive Shanghai Airport

Water anyone..?

 
Mum & Crown Range Summit   Our Villa at Edgewater Resort, Wanaka
 
Edgewater Resort, Wanaka   Edgewater Resort, Wanaka
 
Part of LakeWanaka   Happy 80th Mum -enjoying her 'Veuve Clicquot'
 
Celebrations continue for Mum on her 25 hour birthday   Trick candles or what...?
 
The Crew   Lake Hayes
 
Old Kawarau Susprnsion Bridge - Home of 'Bungee'   Queenstown
 
The Mall, Queenstown    Home of the World Famous 'Fergburger'
 
Historic Arrowtown   St Mary MacKillop's Cottage, Arrowtown
 
Christine at the Crown Range Summit   Historic Cardrona Pub
 
Cardrona Pub   Mum & Christine - Treble Cone - Mt Aspiring National Park
Lake Hawea   Mt Aspiring
 
Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka   Lake Pukake
 
Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo   Mum & the old Chapel at Lake Tekapo
     
     
Asia-NZ-2013