The Love Boat! – Trip to New Zealand

Shortly i will be on the Sun Princess for a cruise to New Zealand, The Cruise will be on when Valentines day is on . So Princess cruises are bringing out the Captain , ” Gavin Macleod” .I am Listening to his Audio Book, ” This is Your Captain Speaking “a true interesting life.

 this-is-your-captain-speaking          From Princess Facebook Page 

In the lead up to Valentine’s Day, our very own love ambassador, Gavin MacLeod, who played Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat, is coming to Australia. To celebrate, we’re inviting a few select couples to join the Captain onboard Sun Princess in Sydney for a vow renewal ceremony on the morning of Saturday, February 8.Would you like the chance to be part of the ceremony? Send us an email at contactus@princesscruises.com.au by midnight Saturday, February 1 telling us in 50 words or less why you’d like Captain Stubing to renew your wedding vows. Click here for official terms and conditions:http://bit.ly/1ll0DRQ

MORE to come , enjoy this fun Video from Princess Cruises

Pantheon, Rome

During my visit to Europe I was lucky to go to the Pantheon in Rome. Its an amazing building built 126 AD, Amazing Place

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The building is circular with a portico of large granite Corinthian columns (eight in the first rank and two groups of four behind) under a pediment. A rectangular vestibule links the porch to the rotunda, which is under a coffered concrete dome, with a central opening (oculus) to the sky. Almost two thousand years after it was built, the Pantheon’s dome is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome.[3] The height to the oculus and the diameter of the interior circle are the same, 43.3 metres (142 ft).[4]

It is one of the best-preserved of all Roman buildings. It has been in continuous use throughout its history, and since the 7th century, the Pantheon has been used as a Roman Catholic church Imagededicated to “St. Mary and the Martyrs” but informally known as “Santa Maria Rotonda.”[5] The square in front of the Pantheon is called Piazza della Rotonda.Image

How Disney Grew

How Disney grew: Aerial images chart incredible expansion of Mickey Mouse’s playground that started life in a 1960s California orange orchard
Daily Mail Online
Today Disney has theme parks across the world attracting tens of millions of visitors a year. But it all began on a 160 acre orange orchard in Anaheim, California in 1955.

NZ Here I come

In Feb 2014 , I will be going on a Princess Cruise to NZ , 13 days from Sydney. It should be a blast! I’ll be keeping you up to date as i travel.

One location I will be visiting is Te Puia is based in a geothermal region of Rotorua, New Zealand.

At the core of Te Puia is the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Please add any of your sugestions on NZ[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_At14Q5W5vQ&w=640&h=360]

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