The world closes in on us. Hastings Battleaxe reflects

This post is prompted by the news that Voyages of Discovery, with whom we went on a Middle East cruise just a few weeks ago, and its sister company, Swan Hellenic, have just gone into…

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Cruising Episode Two – Floods, Petra, Red Sea fish, pirates and Oman

Well, where were we? In the last post I covered the first part of our Middle East cruise on the ‘Voyager’ – have added some more pictures to that now – and in this post…

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Cruising Episode One – Alexandria and Suez

Our first ever cruise, with Voyages of Discovery, on board the ‘Voyager’ with around 500 others.  We are sailing from Larnaca in Cyprus to Muscat, Oman, via the Suez Canal and the Red Sea. ‘Voyager’…

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