Tag Archives: Brilliance of the Seas

Five days at sea ~ No land in sight (Iceland to Boston)

Tuesday September 9th 3:00 pm The Captain warned us last evening as we were leaving Iceland that rough seas were ahead and that anyone with a tendency toward getting seasick should be prepared to take precautionary measures. They plan on … Continue reading

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Iceland ~ Thingvellir NP, Gullfoss, Geysir, Fontana Health Spa

Monday September 8th ~ Iceland, Day 2 An early nine-hour tour got us up at 6:00 a.m. and on the road by 7:30.Today’s outing was labeled Gullfoss, Geysir and Hot Spring and cost $149.75 USD per person. Described by Royal … Continue reading

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Iceland, Day 1 ~ Geothermal Fields, Blue Lagoon, Viking Museum

Sunday September 7th – Reykjavik Iceland (Day 1) I did not make notes while in Iceland. Our time there was limited and with two long excursions booked, I had little free time other than for meals and some sleep. I’ll reconstruct … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands ~ Still unspoiled, beautiful and welcoming

Friday September 5th ~ Faroe Islands A little about the Faroe Islands (or Faroe Islands 101): They are in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Located northwest of Scotland and halfway between Iceland and Norway An … Continue reading

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England ~ Portland Port and Weymouth Harbor

Tuesday September 2 ~ Portland Port and Weymouth Harbor, England Docking at the port of Portland, we hopped on a free shuttle that delivered us to the nearby town of Weymouth in the Brewers Quay area. With no tours booked … Continue reading

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Normandy Beaches, American Cemetery and Memorial, Bayeux France

Monday September 1st ~ Le Havre, France and the beaches of Normandy Northwestern France is beautiful. Quaint villages, brilliant long sandy beaches, bright colorful flowers and a fertile landscape. After our ship landed in Le Havre, most of the tour groups … Continue reading

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Brilliance of the Seas – Transatlantic Cruise

Sunday August 31 – Bon Voyage! This post will be just a short update to let you all know that we are safely on board our floating home for the next 14 days and just leaving the port at Warwich, … Continue reading

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