Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ruby Princess – Disembarkation Day

We had done the dreaded packing early evening whilst still moored in France. Thankfully Lesley had done a huge amount of folding earlier in the cruise so 90 minutes saw the job complete with all cases outside by 1900hrs.  I had … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 12

Late post but we arrived in Le Harve for a spot of French atmosphere before our return to Southampton. We enjoyed a very long lay in as everyone was feeling rather tied after near two weeks of eating and missing … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 11

Only our second sea day as we head from Edinburgh to Le Harve. Although on paper the Grand class ships have less space per passengers than some other ships the Ruby never seems crowded. With the four pools, numerous eating … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 10

Today finds us in Edinburgh moored off South Queensferry. Seems strange a huge city like Edinburgh does not have a deep water berth for Ruby which means we are using a tender service today. Lesley and I have nothing planned … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 9

We find ourselves today in Invergordon after travelling around the north coast of Scotland. One of our few port days where we have a trip planned. Have arranged a hire car from Ken’s Garage at cost of £60. Picked up … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 8

Late post as Day 8 was our first sea day on what has been a very port intensive cruise. Day 8 or 17/07/14 was also another rather large milestone for Lesley. Her 50th birthday! This was perhaps the most interesting … Continue reading

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Ruby Princess – Day 7

This is perhaps the most amusing day of the cruise. We awake to find Rowan and Lewis in sunny Greenock which as the crow flies is approx 5 miles from where they both live. Now Greenock does not have the … Continue reading

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