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Posted By rojaan

The airport is 23 kms from Auckland - at that...

The airport is 23 kms from Auckland - at that time of night probably 25 minutes max.

Queen Street is the main shopping Street in Auckland - it is about the same distance from each hotel.

You...
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Posted By rojaan

GeezerCouple Be aware that there is a LOT of...

GeezerCouple Be aware that there is a LOT of road working going on in Auckland at present due to installation of the underground rail. The CBD near the harbour was a mess when we were there...
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Posted By rojaan

melbourne penguins

https://www.melbournegems.com/penguins-in-melbourne.html#sthash.GMgK4FwL.dpbs

St Kilda Penguins: Melbourne Best Kept SecretEven some locals do not know that there is a little colony of penguin...
Oct 4, 19, 12:12 am
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Posted By rojaan

Need dress code in Lounge ??

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Jan 1, 17, 6:35 am
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Posted By rojaan

We are thinking of having 6 days here in July...

We are thinking of having 6 days here in July '17 but a huge wedding like what has been described here would give me the horrors !! I have looked extensively at their website but cant find...
Forum: Thailand
Dec 30, 16, 10:02 pm
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Posted By rojaan

I have a 6 hour layover at BKK ( flying in from...

I have a 6 hour layover at BKK ( flying in from Chiang Mai - flying out to Aust ) and I want to use some of the time having a manicure/pedicure. I have looked at the BKK aiport website but can only...
Dec 30, 16, 9:18 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Can you only get massages at the Royal Orchid Spa...

Can you only get massages at the Royal Orchid Spa ? I will be there for 6 hours so hoping to get a manicure/pedicure somewhere at the airport.
Forum: Cruises
Jan 31, 15, 11:59 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Thanks ! No, we use a bespoke travel agent...

Thanks ! No, we use a bespoke travel agent and they booked direct with Orient Express ( who are now Belmond - except for the train trips) She always has a bottle of champers delivered to our...
Forum: Cruises
Jan 31, 15, 12:24 am
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Posted By rojaan

Belmond Orcaella- Burma river cruise

We did the 11 day cruise over Christmas/New Year.
The Orcaella is a great boat,( only 50 passengers max ) the crew are happy and friendly, the logistic team are amazing, the chef is fantastic, ...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 27, 15, 6:12 pm
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Posted By rojaan

That was a great trip report No Longer ! ...

That was a great trip report No Longer !

We are regular Silverseas cruisers and have sailed on the Explorer 5 times, we just love that ship and its crew. The boat may look a little worn...
Jul 6, 14, 7:41 pm
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Posted By rojaan

I thought I would just come back and post on my...

I thought I would just come back and post on my experiences.

I didn't have any major problems. The only time I had to take my boot off was in Aberdeen Scotland. The boot was put through...
Apr 24, 14, 5:29 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Thanks for that helpful reply Pat. And I will ...

Thanks for that helpful reply Pat. And I will have to make sure my husband is alert to what is on the security conveyor belt, as he has left his lap top behind on the odd occasion !!! ...
Apr 19, 14, 6:42 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Thanks for that, I am already on the low dose...

Thanks for that, I am already on the low dose aspirin, and I have the stockings from when I was in hospital, so I take those as well for the plane trips. :)
Apr 19, 14, 5:32 am
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Posted By rojaan

Me too, except for dressy sandals I wear ...

Me too, except for dressy sandals I wear dressy low wedges.

Although our next trip is going to be a challenge - I recently broke my leg and ankle and I am currently still in a moon...
Apr 14, 14, 4:16 pm
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Posted By rojaan

That's sad to hear, it joins a long list of...

That's sad to hear, it joins a long list of clothing companies no longer trading. I enjoyed shopping at CC ! :(
Apr 12, 14, 8:03 pm
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Posted By rojaan

broken leg/moon boot questions

We are Aussies in our 60s, I am retired, husband semi-retired, we are "doing " our next trip in May. It is a RTW, 14 flights (4 are internal) all First or Business.

My husband had a knee...
Forum: Cruises
Feb 2, 14, 9:19 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Orient-Express Orcaella Myanmar River Cruise

Has anyone been on the new Orient Express river boat Orcaella in Myanmar ( Burma ) ??

It started cruising in August 2013 and the only reviews I have seen are by journalists so are naturally...
Jan 22, 14, 6:23 am
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Posted By rojaan

That was my first thought as well.

That was my first thought as well.
Jan 9, 14, 3:52 am
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Posted By rojaan

YES !!! Until recently Kangaroo and...

YES !!!

Until recently Kangaroo and Wallaby meat was considered dog food !!!
Forum: Africa
Jan 14, 13, 6:06 am
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Posted By rojaan

(QUOTE-Stuart101) When are you in Accra? (/QUOTE)...

(QUOTE-Stuart101) When are you in Accra? (/QUOTE)



I am a 60 year old white woman who likes fixed priced shops ! :D I dont enjoy haggling, especially when it is for something I want...
Forum: Africa
Jan 13, 13, 10:58 pm
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Posted By rojaan

Thanks for that info Stuart. Can you...

Thanks for that info Stuart. Can you recommend a restaurant for lunch ?
Forum: Africa
Jan 13, 13, 5:41 am
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Posted By rojaan

OK I have had to revise my plans - we have...

OK I have had to revise my plans - we have cut out Aburi - I looked at photos of it online and I have seen better botanical gardens. So now just basically going to Osu and doing...
Forum: Cruises
Jan 12, 13, 3:10 pm
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Posted By rojaan

I have been to the Arctic and Antarctica both...

I have been to the Arctic and Antarctica both on expedition ships.
A couple of things you definitely need even if you are only on deck are a good parka ( supplied both times by the boat ) ...
Forum: Africa
Jan 11, 13, 12:16 am
Replies: 14
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Posted By rojaan

Accra - 1 day tour guide or DIY ??

We are a family of 6 ( 4 Adults 2 kids ) and arrive in Accra at 8am on a cruise ship. The cruise ends in Accra and we fly to JNB late that same night. What I am trying to organise is a...
Sep 8, 12, 8:05 am
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Posted By rojaan

Barbados Nails Where ????

I have had all sorts of nail treatments in the past and have NO nails at present, but that is about to change.

The problem is I travel A LOT, and so getting infills every 4 weeks is a...
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