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




'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




'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