Sunday, 5 February 2012

MSC Melody Cruise

My Trip 2010 Part 10

Cape Town

Left Walvis Bay at 4pm and now next stop and final destination Cape Town.

712 nautical miles – two nights and 1 day at sea.

This was going to be the highlight of my trip, coming into Cape Town.

What an experience this trip was – it was an experience of a lifetime – thanks to all that made it a memorable time.

We arrived in Cape Town on the most beautiful of days - Cape Town at its best - not a breath of wind and hot hot hot.

Hopefully to be repeated often.

Actually as I write this – I will be doing the northbound cruise on the MSC Melody from the 20th February 2012.

What I have learnt from the 2010 trip will most definitely come in handy for the coming trip.

Itinerary for upcoming cruise

20th Feb 2012                          Depart Cape Town at 3pm
21st Feb 2012                          at sea     
22nd Feb 2012                         Walvis Bay (Namibia)
23rd Feb 2012                          at sea
24th Feb 2012                          at sea
25th Feb 2012                          Jamestown (St Helena)
26th Feb 2012                          at sea
27th Feb 2012                          at sea
28th Feb 2012                          at sea
29th Feb 2012                          at sea
1st Mar 2012                            Dakar (Senegal)
2nd Mar 2012                           at sea
3rd Mar 2012                            at sea
4th Mar 2012                            Arrecife de Lanzarote (Spain)
5th Mar 2012                            at sea
6th Mar 2012                            Cadiz (Spain)
7th Mar 2012                            at sea
8th Mar 2012                            Palamos (Spain)
9th Mar 2012                            Genoa

That’s the cruise – will be spending 2 days in Genoa the off to Pisa,Florence and Turin over the next three days.

Then on to France for the next nine days and fly home to Cape Town on the 23rd March.

Follow my trip on Facebook and Twitter - will be uploading a few pics but will update by blog if and when I can.

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