Cruising Back to Bristol

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February 27th 2016
Published: March 10th 2016
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Saturday 27th February, 2016. Cruising the Atlantic En Route to Bristol

Well this is the last day of our trip. We have travelled a fair few nautical miles!:

Southampton to La Coruña591Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn 973

La Coruña to Las Palmas1044Puerto Madryn to Rio Grande 934

Las Palmas to Mindelo890Rio Grande to Santos 606

Mindelo to Recife1615Santos to Salvador da Bahia 945

Recife to Ilheus482Salvador da Bahia to Natal 555

Ilheus to Rio de Janeiro653Natal to Praia Santiago1474

Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires1150Praia Santiago to Funchal1136

Buenos Aires to Montevideo140Funchal to Lisbon 531

Montevideo to Port Stanley1040Lisbon to Bristol 904

Port Stanley to Ushuaia835TOTAL16448

A nautical mile 2023 yards.

M met with Stewart at 11.00 am to help him label his photographs. We went for lunch just after 1 pm and then M continued to assist Stewart. M just managed to catch the last two songs of "Katy goes Judy Garland" which had started in the Scotts Bar at 3.30 pm. At 4.30 we went to watch the last "Eggies" - which will never be the same again as Ross is getting off. We only ever went to listen to him mispronounce the questions. M will never forget "He Brides" for the "Hebrides Islands"!

We met our friend's in Scott's Bar to finish off the farewell nibbles, say out goodbyes and exchange email addresses etc, before going down to dinner for the last time on this cruise.

Tonight's show was the winner of the passenger vote. We had voted to see the Pantomime again as it was hilarious. However it wasn't the panto (probably because the dancers weren't in it!). We were treated to a second performance of "Love is All Around". After the show we went to the Scott's Bar for the Farewell Party which featured lots of dancing songs performed by the onboard vocalists.

This has been an interesting trip - the highlight being our visit to the Falkland Islands and Crusing the Chilean Fjords. A more apt title for this cruise would be "South American Experience" rather than "South American Treasures" as we didn't see too many "Treasures". We enjoyed it nevertheless.


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