Life on the Ocean Waves
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Artemis Braemar Arcadia Treasures of the North Sea
Nautical miles sailed to date
Clicking on the small maps below will open a full-size map in its own window, on which I have drawn the route each ship took. For clarity, I have listed the ports of call on each voyage separately, along with their geographical co-ordinates (latitude and longitude.)
Small map of North Sea cruise on the Queen Victoria
Ship:  Queen Victoria, 11- 21 Dec 2007 Southampton, England: 50º 54' N, 1º 24'W Cross the Greenwich Meridian at 0º 0' W/E Rotterdam, Netherlands: 51º 54' N, 1º 27' E Copenhagen, Denmark: 55º 44' N, 12º 25' E Oslo, Norway: 59º 56' N, 10º 38' E Hamburg, Germany: 53º 33' N, 10º 0' E Zeebrugge, Belgium: 51º 20' N, 3º 11' E Southampton, England: 50º 54' N, 1º 24'W
A December scene in Oslo, Norway
Oslo, Norway in December 2007.
Ship:  M/S Balmoral, 11-18 June 2016 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: 54º 59' N, 1º 36 ' W Cross the Greenwich Meridian at 0º 0' W/E Bergen, Norway: 60º 23' N, 5º 18' E Geiranger & Hellesylt, Norway: 62º 05' N, 6º 54' E Olden, Norway: 61º 50' N, 6º 48' E Skjolden, Norway: 61º 30' N, 7º 36' E Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: 54º 59' N, 1º 36 ' W
Bergen, showing the Balmoral to the right of the photo
A beautiful day in Bergen, showing the Balmoral to the right of the photo.
Ship:  M/S Balmoral, 14-23 August 2017 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: 54º 59' N, 1º 36 ' W Cross the Greenwich Meridian at 0º 0' W/E Kiel, Germany: 54º 19' N, 10º 06' E Wismar, Germany: 53º 53' N, 11º 27' E Hamburg, Germany: 53º 33' N, 10º 0' E Bremen, Germany: 53º 04' N, 08º 49' E Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: 54º 59' N, 1º 36 ' W
Transiting the Kiel Canal in August 2017
Transiting the Kiel Canal in August 2017 on board M/S Balmoral (view aft).
Ship:  M/S Arcadia, 15-18 November 2017 Southampton, England: 50º 54' N, 1º 24'W Cross the Greenwich Meridian at 0º 0' W/E Zeebrugge, Belgium: 51º 20' N, 3º 11' E Southampton, England: 50º 54' N, 1º 24'W
The charming medieval city of Bruges
Zeebrugge is the gateway to Bruges, and we spent a day exploring this beautiful old city.