On the precipice of 50, member Thumbun had this to say: “While previous milestone birthdays did not bother me, for some reason this one does. Luckily, most days I feel like I am in my 20s, and I still possess the strong desire and curiosity to see as much of the world as possible. So what better way to celebrate the half-century mark than to take to the skies and the sea to explore new and exotic locales?
After “watching ‘The Lord of the Rings’ for the tenth time,” he and his partner decided on Australia & New Zealand aboard HAL’s Oosterdam. Did the cruise live up to the movie and cure the half-century blues? You be the judge.
For his efforts, Thumbun, along with the four other Reviewers of the Week — David, mtab, sak1975 and davily — receives a Cruise Critic logo item.
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