Marco Polo sails from London, Tilbury
Tuesday 16th April, 2013 (P309)
Prices from $669
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Visit the beautiful Fjords in Springtime!
Here’s a wonderful Norwegian cruising holiday that will bring you face to face with awe inspiring fjordland scenery and allow you to dip into the Nordic heritage of this wonderful coastal region. From picturesque harbours to panoramic fjord views and pretty villages to imposing mountains, it’s all here to discover.
See Norway’s dramatic coast in the loveliest of seasons on this short springtime cruise. Sail into peaceful fjords where steep, tree covered slopes rise up to snow- tipped peaks, and majestic waterfalls cascade to the rocks below. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the fjordland scenery, explore the quaint charm of country villages, and walk through the history of old Bergen. This will be a voyage you will remember for years to come.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages create a very relaxing atmosphere which is ideal for enjoying our extensive programme of Guest Speakers, entertainers and craft specialists. The Guest Speaker on this cruise is Jane Ann Davy and includes the following subjects; Scandinavian Folklore.
Jane Davey was educated in Singapore and in Britain where she obtained A-levels in French, German and Economics before going on to obtain a Diploma for Secretarial Linguistics. She then undertook two years training in commercial French and German, before becoming European Marketing Manager for a company called CMC (Europe) Ltd. Her career then took her to Marley Waterproofing where she responsibilities in developing their European Markets and then to Marketing Manager of Isola Platon Ltd.
She left in 1993 to live in Norway where she lived for the next seven years, initially working on a Mountain Health Farm and then in Oslo where she was a Norwegian/English translator for a major International Maritime Insurance underwriter.
She left Norway in 2000 to return to Britain, where she is today a free-lance Norwegian/English/Norwegian translator, living in Haywards Heath.
Her seven years in Norway gave her a unique insight into the country and its peoples. She has made an in-depth study of the country, its language, its culture and its history, and can lecture on the Vikings, Norwegian History, its geography (with particular reference to Fjordland), and its folklore. She can also lecture, in-depth, on Oslo from the stand-point of a resident.
She has a very enthusiastic and lively personality. She has extensive public speaking experience, gained mainly during her Marketing career.
The magic phenomenon of Matt Edwards is a one-man comedy experience, he combines magic and laughter with ease, and he’s guaranteed to have any audience rolling around laughing with an act like you’ve never seen before.
For more information on Matt, please view the video below.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages are pleased to anounce Irene Burns will be on board with us this cruise teaching craft classes. After leaving school Irene worked for Martins Bank engaged in clerical work and as a cashier. She left the bank to join Durham Constabulary as a police officer. She served eighteen years in the police force rising to the rank of Inspector. Most of her service was in a supervisory role because of her ability to command and organise. During her service she worked as a police instructor at RAF Dishforth teaching basic criminal law to new recruits.
Springtime Fjordland video from CMV TV www.cruiseandmaritime.tv
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