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Navigator of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Another Fine Cruise

Review for Navigator of the Seas to the British Isles & Western Europe
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2018
Cabin: Ocean View Balcony
Outside the Guggenheim
The Bilbao transporter bridge
American Cemetary
Outside Ben Franklin House

For our fifth cruise my wife and I chose a trip from Southampton calling at Bilbao and La Coruña, Spain then Cherbourg and Le Havre, France. The ship did not sail until 7pm, so I didn't feel quite as worried booking the overnight flight into Heathrow scheduled to arrive more than twelve hours earlier.

Our transfer to Southampton included a pre-cruise excursion stopping at Stonehenge--one of those places that I always wanted to visit, but never thought that I would. I must admit that I would have enjoyed the ride through the idyllic English countryside a lot more without the jet lag. But that was part of the plan--maybe we would have a burst of adrenaline arriving in Europe and be able to catch up a bit as the first full day of the cruise was spent at sea. That didn't quite happen; our internal clocks seemed to be off the entire trip. But I guess that's part of what makes travel so interesting.

I'm not really sure why I am writing this at all. I read a lot of these reviews and many just seem to nitpick about so many things. Unless something is very bad, very good or maybe just a bit odd, it doesn't seem worth mentioning. Our cabin was as typical as one might expect. I don't have anything to nitpick about.

Cabin Review

Ocean View Balcony

Cabin 4D

The cabin was fine. We had asked of distilled water and extension cord for a CPAP machine and it was provided.

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