Tag Archives: Starlight Cruises

Returning home on Symphony

Returning home on the Symphony 25-03-97 to 28-03-97.  Cape Town-Durban  My second voyage on the Symphony happened the day after I had sailed to Cape Town on the Oriana. I had been fortunate enough to be able to book Symphony … Continue reading

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To sea on the Rhapsody

A cruise on the Rhapsody 26-03-96 to 30-03-96. Durban-Bazaruto Faced with the seemingly plethora of cruise ships visiting our shores, Rudi and I were faced with two possible affordable vessels. Namely Russ or Rhapsody. Of course there has to be … Continue reading

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Symphony Maiden Arrival

The Maiden Arrival of the Symphony. 12-03-95 to 14-03-95. Durban-Durban  The loss of the Achille Lauro in 1994, left a sizable gap in the cruising market in South Africa. Fortunately, local agent Starlight Cruises and StarLauro were quick to fill … Continue reading

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To sea on the Dolphin

A Voyage on the Aegean Dolphin. 20-01-92 to 24-01-92. Durban-Bazaruto-Durban  Our trip on the Aegean Dolphin started originally when I decided to sail on the Odysseus in the middle of the year. Unfortunately the ship was withdrawn by Epirotiki Lines … Continue reading

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A cruise on the Achille Lauro

Durban-Mauritius-Durban. 26/12/1986 – 02/01/1987   When I went down to Durban in February 1986 I had specifically planned it   that I could see the QE2 while she was there. It was her last world cruise as a steamship and I … Continue reading

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