Monday, 25 May 2020

….. On Dover Seafront
The wild flowers are now in bloom on Dover Seafront as we look across at Arcadia...also in shot bunker ship Andros and to the misty right...Disney Magic. More 'magical' images of Disney below page.
Dover Seafront...wild flowers with Dover Castle.


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Post 40
  JanT, Dover
Good 2 see those little tecky!!! problems are sorted,Smileyso now back to some great pictures.Smiley
Here's hoping a few more of you will get those cameras in actionSmileySmiley



Wednesday, 4 September 2013 - 11:38
 
Post 39
  PaulB, Dover
We have had a whole brace of exciting ships in the harbour recently. Here we are with another example and all looking good.
I myself am running a bit behind on the scheduling as I had some techy problems but now fixed...so here we go.

So, from a day or two ago here we are with the latest featured ship...
the Seabourn Sojourn. This one is smallish but ever so beautifully packaged. Very sleek.
Some people say the smaller ships are better as you build up cosy friendships but of course its all down to choice.

Arriving at the break of dawn....

the sky turning a mysterious yellow colour as it brightens

and another pic but closer in..you can see what the captain is having for breakfast !! Smiley


Wednesday, 4 September 2013 - 10:12
 
Post 35
  PaulB, Dover (dover7@msn.com)
The pictures here are of the magnificent Carnival Legend departing sunday evening. Squeezing her huge frame out through the western exit. Today monday we have two magnificent Crystal ships in.. as mentioned by ColetteB below. One of the best and impressive double header of ships yet, worth seeing and very much here today....Great stuff Dover! Should get plenty of visitors around the town today.
And now, here we are with the departing Carnival Legend..


No pictures yet of todays ships, as with the change of seasons its darker when they arrive now.
The Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony came in a few minutes apart around 5.15 - 5.20am this morning and of course it was pitch dark. Pictures later hopefully.Thanks for the comments guys.


Monday, 2 September 2013 - 06:03
 
Post 33
  howard mcsweeney, dover
good move paul as many don't see the front page and also if there is a quiet period on the channel the thread gets shunted down.

Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 19:29
 
Post 32
  ColetteB, Dover
Well here goes, the first cruise schedule on our brand new Sea News Smiley

Tomorrow, Monday 2nd September we see two Crystal cruises arrive in Dover, the first is the return of the Crystal Serenity at CT2, T/R & the Crystal Symphony returns for the first time this season (last here in August last year) at CT1, T/R.

Then on Tuesday we have another two cruise ships, the beautiful Seabourn Sojourn arrives at CT2, T/R (last seen here in September 2011) & the familiar Saga Sapphire arrives back at CT1, T/R.

Another beauty on Wednesday 4th, the Grand Mistral cruises into CT1 with a PoC (last here in May 2012)

Two more PoC's on Thursday in the shape of the luxurious MS Delphin at AP3 (last seen here in August 2009) & the Artania returns again to CT1 (last here in May this year)

Then on Friday 6th September, the Majestic MSC Magnifica returns to CT2, PoC.

Two more on Saturday, they just keep coming, the Costa Pacifica cruises into CT2, PoC (last here in September last year) & the Ocean Princess returns to CT1, T/R.

No cruise ship on Sunday

What a Fabulous week ahead, get busy Guys Smiley





Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 18:42
 
Post 31
  PaulB, Dover (dover7@msn.com)
Just a little reminder...


MERCHANT NAVY DAY 2013

The Chairman of Dover District Council, Cllr Sue Nicholas, with the Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund, is organising a special service at Dover Town Hall for Merchant Navy Day on Tuesday 3 September, and all are welcome to attend.

Standard bearers will march into the Town Hall at 10.30am, where there will be a Service of Celebration. The service will be followed by an address from Donald Hunter, the founder of the Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund, and a closing speech from the Chairman of Dover District Council.

An official wreath laying ceremony is also being held at the Merchant Navy War Memorial at Marine Parade
on Dover Seafront at 12 noon.



Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 16:25
 
Post 30
  JanT, Dover
Welcome Sea News to your new slot.

Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 07:44
 
Post 29
  PaulB, Dover
DFDS - Back by popular demand ...the £20 onboard voucher returns to the Dover-France routes

A guaranteed shopping spree at sea with DFDS Seaways but ....hurry see dates.


Due to popular demand from customers, DFDS Seaways has reintroduced its complimentary £20 voucher to spend in the onboard shop. The voucher offer is bigger and better than before as it is now available to all passengers travelling on both the Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais routes between 9 September and 13 December 2013, with all bookings made by 4 September.


Whether shopping for souvenirs, gifts for loved ones or simply a treat, passengers can now enjoy a shopping spree at sea for free. With fares from only £50 return for a car and up to nine passengers, there has never been a better time to book an autumn escape.

There is something for everyone in the onboard shop, which stocks a great range of products including wines and spirits, perfumes and cosmetics, toys, gifts, books, souvenirs and confectionary. There really is no excuse to go home empty handed!

When passengers book a return crossing, they will receive a booking confirmation by email, which will include the £20 onboard shopping voucher and instructions on how to redeem it.

DFDS Seaways operates up to 44 daily sailings between Dover and Dunkirk and Dover and Calais, providing passengers with flexible crossing times, a fantastic onboard travel experience and convenient travel options. As well as the onboard shop, the Dover to France routes provide passengers with restaurants, cafes and bars, a children’s play area, as well as outdoor deck space.
The two French ports provide a convenient gateway to Europe whether travellers are heading south through France, north to Belgium and Holland or east to Germany, Poland and eastern Europe.

To find our more about the £20 onboard shopping voucher offer, or to book a return Dover to France ferry crossing, visit www.dfds.co.uk/voucher or telephone 0871 574 7235.


Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 06:31
 
Post 28
  PaulB, Dover
Well we saw her early arrival in the previous picture and here she is again, the Costa Romantica, leaving last night in the late late glow of the evening sunshine. She always cuts a sleek dash. Just outside the harbour she turned south...Mediterranean bound no doubt..



Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 06:27
 
Post 26
  PaulB, Dover
The Costa Romantica approaching Dover Harbour early saturday morning

and beautiful she looks too. All sleek, elegant..and very Mediterranean.

Saturday, 31 August 2013 - 07:59
 
Post 19
  PaulB, Dover
Testing...Testing...

Ahhh...those glory days of summer. Beach near Deauville




Tuesday, 27 August 2013 - 08:44
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