What makes cruising so attractive? That is something I often have to write about, or to include in presentations.
Different persons, different reasons, and there are many. However my main reason for being a cruise addict can be shown in these twelve pictures. And you’ll understand.
The above photo shows:
Ship: OOSTERDAM, Holland America Line
Where: Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
Ship: HANSEATIC, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Where: Paradise Bay, Antarctica
Ship: KONG HARALD, Hurtigruten
Where: Northern Norway
Ship: NORDNORGE, Hurtigruten
Where: Seven Sisters, Geirangerfjord, Norway, as seen from the old Skageflå farm.
Ship: COSTA PACIFICA, Costa Cruises
Where? Geirangerfjord, Norway
Ship: AZAMARA JOURNEY, Azamara Club Cruises
Where: Eidfjord, Hardangerfjord, Norway
Ship: CARIBBEAN PRINCESS, Princess Cruises
Where: Flåm, Aurlandsfjord – Sognefjord, Norway
Ship: C. COLUMBUS, on the photo with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, but now with Plantours as HAMBURG.
Where: Stockholm archipelago, Sweden
Ship: EUROPA 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Where: Sark, Channel Islands
Ship: Windjammer SEA CLOUD, Sea Cloud Cruises
Where: Soufriere Bay, St Lucia, Carbbean, with a view on the Piton vulcanoes.
Ship: MARCO POLO, Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Place: Funchal, Madeira
Ship: L’AUSTRAL, Ponant
Where: Our Lady of the Rocks, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro
Ship: LE LEVANT, Ponant, but now operating as CLIO for Grand Circle
Where: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ship: any ship
Where: any sea, any ocean.
All photos © Mike Louagie (website here)