S S | March 9, 2018 | P&O Cruises | Arcadia
Quite agree with the previous reviewer there was definitely an air of class distinction emanating from the passengers going ‘Southampton to Southampton’. Us and them!
We loved San Fransisco spending four days there. The cruise started well with good visits to two islands in Hawaii then cyclone Gita came on the scene. Will we dock at A Mercian Samoa?? Yes, we did. Will we dock at Tonga?? No, we didn’t. Captain did say he looked elsewhere, but also very ill passenger needed to get to the hospital in Auckland so we made haste there. Although we arrived in Auckland early there was no space to dock so after offloading the ill passenger we set off to cruise again. Eventually had day ashore in Auckland then to the Bay of Islands, a tender port with Gita causing more problems with winds too strong to tender. After twenty nights on board and just four ports of call, we finally arrived in Sydney where we disembarked.
The cabin B169 at the stern was fine and kept immaculate by the steward.
Food did not seem up to the same standard as previous cruises but was this the number of sea days. Also, there were supplies of food and water left at Samoa.
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