My travel writing on-board Costa Diadema December 23rd – 30th 2016
My travel cruise is a bit different this time since I was hurt before leaving and I had to move using sticks. This experience showed me how people can be discourteous sometimes!
I can’t count how many lifts I was unable to take because some rude passengers tried to close the doors as fast as possible or ran to catch a lift even if I was waiting for one for a long time…
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Since September lucky passengers onboard Costa Diadema have been given the opportunity to meet Pepper, a human-like robot. This new crew member is 1m20 tall and weighs 28 kilos. It was built by the Japanese company Softbank.
Pepper can speak three languages: English, French and Italian and its main job is to entertain passengers!
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Dear Cruise Fans,
I wish you a Happy New Year and I hope 2017 will be on the theme of the sea and cruise ships.
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Have a break in the picturesque island of Rhodes in Greece
Once the cruise ship arrives in Rhodes port, you disembark very close to the ancient fortified city. You can easily get downtown on foot.
You can see the fortifications from the balcony of the ship:
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I let you discover this wonderful landscape in the Norwegian fjord:
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In Norway we could discover the way they use plants to increase thermal insulation: their roofs are covered with plants.
Plant-covered roof in Geiranger, Norway
We can notice that this is not a new technique as they have been using it since the New Stone Age.
It consists in covering slightly sloping or flat roofs with a substrate enabling the development of a plant wall.
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Costa Fascinosa was inaugurated in May 2012. She is one of the biggest cruise ships belonging to Costa Cruises. She is 290 meters long and can accomodate up to 3,800 passengers. Her sister ship is Costa Favolosa and I will introduce her in another post.
There are 1,058 cabins among which there are 524 balcony cabins and 56 staterooms.
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When we arrived in Turkey, we disembarked in Izmir Port. There were plenty of white pelicans waiting for us to feed them.
How sweet they were! We were lucky enough to see them take off.
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Bergen is situated in Norway. It is the second largest city of the country and it is also a cultural tourist city.
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When sailing in the Geiranger Fjord in Norway, admire the magnificent waterfalls. Before your arrival in Geiranger village, there are the 2 most famous waterfalls of the fjord. They look at each other.
The first waterfall is called the Seven Sisters Waterfall as it is composed of seven separate streams with a free fall that measures 250m.
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