Monthly Archives: April 2016

From Red to Med !

  We have a Red Sea stowaway…a warbler joined the ship for a couple of hours. He stayed on the promenade deck and wandered amonsgt feet and chairs looking for pastry crumbs and water. I think he has done this … Continue reading

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Unclean, unclean!

While we were out however, all was not well. On board we have a medical crisis, with a huge outbreak of gastro enteritis. Over 200 guests and crew are vomiting and have diarrhea. Oh, it is a bit of a … Continue reading

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Still paddling!

  In the late afternoon we had a visit from the Royal Navy. The destroyer, Defender, came up and circled the Queen. It did some amazing tight fast turns, and sent up a helicopter to do a few flies past. … Continue reading

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Across Another Ocean

We are heading across the third largest ocean, the Indian Ocean to Sri Lanka. The sea is full of oxygen generating plankton, doing better things for air quality than a rain forest! Wow, it is hot here in Columbo. We … Continue reading

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Softly, softly…….

Ooooooh, softly, softly, Skipper! We creep up to the dock in Langkawi. There is only 6 feet of clearance under this immense ship. We have ‘done’ Singapore. It was clean. Very clean. No gum. No snacks in the train. Oh, … Continue reading

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Thailand and Cambodia

We are in Laem Chabang, Thailand. The Queen is docked in a container terminal. It is not am impressive berth, onboard you can watch giant cranes picking up and loading nearby ships, eat a few more meals and snacks and … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot!

  The eggs were well washed down with cognac and champagne with Duke and Cliff in their cabin, and now it is back to work. The ship is steadily moving West now….heading home! I will again be looking after our … Continue reading

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