Mediterranean Cruise 2008
Recorded August 16-30, 2008 on the Sea Princess.
0:00:23 Southampton, England – I sail away on the Sea Princess for my 28 day Mediterranean & Transatlantic Cruise.
0:13:59 North Atlantic Ocean – Two days at sea as we make our way to the Med. Captain Dino Sagani welcomes us aboard at the Captain’s Welcome Reception.
0:21:39 Cadiz & Seville, Spain – After docking in Cadiz I venture to Seville for the day. After seeing the sights of Seville I return to Cadiz and sail away.
0:46:06 Barcelona, Spain – Beautiful views of the sunrise as we dock in Barcelona. I then ventured to Monserrat, a beautiful monastery perched high in the mountains of Catalonia, Spain. After returning from Monserrat I had time for a quick walk down Barcelona’s La Rambla before sailing away.
1:18:36 Monte Carlo – St. Nicholas’ Cathedral, The Prince’s Palace and the Grand Casino were some of the sites I visited on this bright and sunny day. We enjoyed a fireworks display from the harbour before sailing away.
1:47:31 Florence, Italy – Santa Croce Basilica, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo were some of the site I saw on my morning in Florence.
2:03:22 Pisa, Italy – The sun continued to shine during my afternoon at the Field of Miracles where enjoyed the Cathedral and the famous Leaning Tower.
2:08:09 Livorno, Italy – Our late afternoon sail away.
2:16:09 Rome, Italy – The Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and the Vatican where the highlights of my day in Rome.
2:30:57 Civitavecchia, Italy – We sailed away through a myriad of other cruise ships during a beautiful Italian sunset.
2:45:29 Alghero, Italy – I spent the day exploring the beautiful island of Sardinia.
3:11:02 Palma, Spain – I enjoyed the sites on the island of Mallorca on our half-day call.
3:23:21 Gibraltar – We sailed around the Rock of Gibraltar before disembarking the ship. Once on land I took the cable car to the top of the rock and enjoyed the spectacular views and the wild monkeys that inhabit the rock. Later in there was a great British sail away back on the ship. The day concluded in the Princess Theater with the International Crew Show.
4:24:55 North Atlantic Ocean – Two more sea days as we make our way back to Southampton.