Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #22

This week’s outtake from my book ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ is a low-angle view from Central Park on Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas. Taking a walk in the park in the open-atrium of one of RCI’s Oasis-class megaships is just one of the many innovations to be found on the ever-largerContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #22”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #21

This week’s outtake from my book ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ is an alternate photo of the refurbished German-owned cruise ship MS Astor from Cruise & Maritime Voyages as it cruises below a farm overlooking the Storfjord in Norway. Norway’s mountains, glaciers, and fjords are so visually stunning that many veteran cruisers consider it the most beautiful sea voyageContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #21”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #20

This week’s outtake from my book ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ was photographed at Half Moon Cay in the Caribbean. Holland America’s “private island” in the Bahamas near Eleuthra is owned by HAL’s parent company, Carnival Corporation, which also operates private resort complexes for its ships to visit on Grand Turk Island, onContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #20”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #19

Colorful lounge chairs poolside on Holland America’s Eurodam is this week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships.’ Despite its arty appearance, empty deck chairs on a cruise ship seems to me to symbolize the unfortunate absence of cruises this cruising season. Looking forward to cruising again next year. NOTE:Continue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #19”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #18

A fishing boat in the harbor of the South Pacific island of Alotau in Melanesia is this week’s outtake from the book ‘Cruising the World.’ Alotau is an island in the Milne Bay province of Papua New Guinea that is a port for cruise ships, mainly from Australia, such as the Sea Princess seen in theContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #18”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #17

Speedboats for snorkeling in the Andaman Sea at Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands is this week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships.’   Many day cruises to the tropical Phi Phi Islands from Phuket or Krabi include either snorkeling or scuba diving among coral gardens at Lohsamah and Monkey Bay. UntilContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #17”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #16

Sightseeing boats cruising on the Vltava River in Prague is the subject of this week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships.’  One-hour to 3-hour Vltava cruises, some with dinner and musical entertainment, provide panoramic views of Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Kampa Island, and other highlights of the fascinating ‘City ofContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #16”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #15

This week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ is a photo of ships departing PortMiami’s ship channel taken from South Pointe Park at the tip of Miami Beach. When I spent three days photographing on and off ships at PortMiami for my book ‘Cruising the World,’ the pier atContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #15”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #14 –

This week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ is a photo of passengers from an expedition cruise ship exploring Paradise Bay in a Zodiac on the Antarctic Peninsula. There is a three-page feature on Antarctica in ‘Cruising the World” (copies now available with free shipping – code SHIPFREE -onContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #14 –”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #13

This week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ is one of the popular waterslides conspicuously visible in “splash zones” atop the newest megaships.  Three other photos of these fanciful slides were used in ‘Cruising the World’ (copies available now with free shipping – use code SHIPFREE – here at www.DennisCox.com).  RoyalContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #13”