Saturday, January 21, 2017

23 Night The Spice Route Cruise and Suez Canal

We are sailing 'Legend Of The Seas' from Singapore to Barcelona - a 23 Night The Spice Route and Suez Canal Cruise.
This is a 'Back-to-Back' 10 night 'Spice Route Cruise' from Singapore to Dubai and 13 Night 'Suez Canal Cruise' from Dubai to Barcelona.

See the itinerary in post below and get more detailed information about the itinerary at this link.

During the cruise we will post our experiences, add pictures, videos and reviews. 
At the end of the cruise there will be a full day-to-day review of the cruise. 

Legendary Farewell to Remember
This will be our third cruise with the 'Legend of the Seas', however the last cruise Legend is sailing under Royal Caribbean Flag. In Barcelona she will be handed over to Thomson Cruises.
Legend of the Seas will be renamed TUI Discovery 2 and will be the sister ship to TUI Discovery which was previously Splendour of the Seas, also purchased from Royal Caribbean. 
The Discovery 2 will begin sailing fro Thomson in May 2017 and deployed in the Mediterranean.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Video of the itinerary, Moving Route on Map

Here is a short video showing the itinerary with ports of call from Singapore to Barcelona with:

Get more detailed information about the at this link.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Spice Route and Suez Canal Itinerary

Get more detailed information about the itinerary at this link.

03 March, Singapore, departure 5:00 PM
04 March, Penang, Malaysia from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
05 March, at Sea
06 March, at Sea
07 March, at Sea
08 March, Cochin, India from 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
09 March, at Sea
10 March, Mumbai (Bombay), India from  07:00 AM to 06:00 PM
11 March, at Sea
12 March, at Sea
13 March, Dubai,  from 06:00 AM to 08:00 PM
14 March, at Sea
15 March, at Sea

16 March, at Sea
17 March, at Sea
18 March, at Sea
19 March, Suez Canal - 11:00 PM Passage start.
20 March, Suez Canal - 03:00 PM Passage end.
21 March, at Sea
22 March, Piraeus, Greece (Athens) from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM
23 March, at Sea
24 March, Valletta, Malta from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM (departure time changed)
25 March, at Sea
26 March, Barcelona, Spain - arrival 06:00 AM

Get more detailed information about the itinerary
at this link.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Legendary Farewell to Remember

This will be my third Legend of the Seas cruise - past cruises from Shanghai to Dubai and a Baltic Sea from Copenhagen - but it will also be a 'Legendary Farewell' to Legend of the Seas. 
Thomson Cruises has purchased Legend of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International. She will join the Thomson fleet in May 2017, and will sail under the name of 'TUI Discovery 2', a sister ship to 'TUI Discovery' - another former Royal Caribbean ship and a sister to Legend, Splendour of the Seas.

MS Legend of the Seas 
Is the lead ship of the Vision Class of cruise ships. She is build in France and was launched September 4, 1994. A significant 2013 dry dock with many upgrades including new carpeting, soft furnishings and new decor in cabins and public areas. 
The refurbish also saw balconies added to Deck 6 cabins, as well as 13 new cabins.
The Capacity is 2,076 passengers in 915 cabins (nearly 40 percent have balconies) and Crew of 750.

Total of 11 decks featuring a theater and poolside movie screen, a solarium, two pools, a spa, a fitness center, a 2 story dining room called the Romeo & Juliet, the Windjammer Cafe, 4 themed bars, a dance center, a shopping center, a teen disco, a piano bar, an observation center, a rock-climbing wall a mini-golf course and the Viking Crown Lounge.
Legend of the Seas is the most-traveled ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, having been based in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the South Pacific, Alaska, Central America, Caribbean, the Baltic, Mediterranean and the Middle East.