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Aboard MSC Lirica
26 Oct- 2 Nov 2003
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Please click on the links below to view my Photo Albums
[15 Photos in each Section]
Also:- Ports of Call - Other Ships - Ferries & Misc. Vessels
& Other Information [inc. Sample Daily Programmes]

MSC Lirica at Palermo 28 Oct 2003
Mediterranean Pearls
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Exterior Views of MSC Lirica Part I

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Exterior Views of MSC Lirica Part II

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On Deck Part I - Pool Areas, Decks 12 [jogging track] & 13 fwd [Sun deck & table football].

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On Deck Part II - Ponte Minigolf [13] Aft deck area, inc the Minigolf. Ponte Vivaldi [11] Pool Area, Hot tubs. Ponte Puccini [6] Prom. Aft & Fwd decks & views

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MSC Lirica at Night

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Lounges Part I - Ponte Verdi [5], The Beverly Hills Bar, Lord Nelson Pub. Ponte Puccini [6], L'Atmosphere, Las Vegas Casino & Le Cabaret.

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Lounges Part II - Ponte Puccini [6] - The Coffee Corner, The Broadway Theatre. Ponte Scarlatti [7] - The Lirica Lounge. Ponte Rossini [12] - The Blue Club [Disco].

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The Bridge Tour - Photos on the Bridge. To view a scan of the Bridge Visit Handout, listing the Navigational Instruments & Technical Data, click here.

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Dining - Ponte Verdi [5] La Bussola, Ponte Puccini [6] L'Ippocampo, Ponte Vivaldi [11] Le Bistrot - cafeteria, La Pergola - outdoor covered restaurant.

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Other Public Areas - Ponte Verdi [5] Atrium; Reception & Shore Excursion Desks. Main Foyer & Reception seating. Rodeo Drive Shipping Arcade. Library & Card Room.

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Cabin - 8043 Standard Inside, Ponte Paganini, Deck 8

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Fun & Sports - Ponte Vivaldi [11], I Pirati Childrens Room, Gym, Health Club, Beauty Parlour. Ponte Rossini [12], Virtual Reality Games. Ponte Puccini [6], Cyber Café. Mr Lirica.

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Bellini Deck [10] Balcony Suite

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Continental Breakfast Choices Room Service Menu

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Bar Menu / Tariff Laundry Tariff

Daily Programme Barcelona

Daily Programme Palermo

Palermo Information

Ship's Excursions

Beauty Parlour Treatment

I unfortunately forgot to collect the sample menus our waiter was saving for me.
They are however more or less the same as those on MSC Melody in Aug 2003 which can be viewed online here.

Ports of Call

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Naples - Islands of Ischia & Procida in the Bay of Naples [Napoli], along with general views of Historic Buildings in Naples - 27 Oct 2003

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Pompeii - A brief photo tour around Pompeii - 27 Oct 2003

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Palermo, Sicily - General photos of some of the historic sites, Teatro Massimo, Quattro Canti & more - 28 Oct 2003

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Tunis - Photos of mainly the Old Medina & Souks - 29 Oct 2003

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Palma - Photos taken around Palma De Mallorca, Cathedral, Bellver Castle, Almudaina Palace, Poble Espanyol - 30 Oct 2003

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For Barcelona Pt I & Barcelona Pt II please see my photos taken earlier this year in April when aboard Norwegian Dream

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Marseille - Only a couple of photos of the town, mainly other vessels, the port & glorious sunset - 1 Nov 2003

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For Genoa please see my photos taken earlier this year in April when aboard Norwegian Dream

Other Ships Seen on the Trip

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Oosterdam at Palma de Mallorca - 30 Oct 2003

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Sun & Sky - [ex Renaissance VII, Renai I - 1991 and Renaissance VIII, Renai II - 1992] undergoing their refit at Union Naval in Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

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Saga Rose at La Goulette, Tunis - 29 Oct 2003

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European Stars at Naples, Palma, Barcelona & Genoa - Oct 2003

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Costa Mediterranea at Naples, Palermo, Tunis & Palma - Oct 2003

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AIDAvita in drydock at Genoa - 2 Nov 2003

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Mistral at Genoa - 26 Oct 2003

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Bolero at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

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Crown Mare Nostrum at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

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Funchal at Naples - 27 Oct 2003

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Thomson Spirit at Palma de Mallorca - 30 Oct 2003

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Seven Seas Voyager at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

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Radisson Diamond at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

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Princess Danae at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

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Noordam at Palermo - 28 Oct 2003

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Insignia & R6 Blue Star [Ex R1, now Oceania Cruises, charter to TMR just finished & R6 on charter to Pullmantur] at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

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Seawind Crown at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003. Along with my photos taken earlier in the year, 21 Apr

Ferries & Other Vessels

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Genoa - Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Moby, Lloyd Sardegna, Happy Lines, Al Mariyah, Canada Senator, Stardrop, Comanov - 26 Oct & 2 Nov 2003

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Naples - Medmar, SNAV, Caremar, Alilauro, LN ferries & other vessels - 27 Oct 2003

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Palermo - Grimaldi Lines, SNAV, Grimaldi Ferries, Tirrenia & other small vessels - Palermo 28 Oct 2003

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Tunis - 29 Oct 2003

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Palma - Atalaya De Alcudia, Seawolfe, Salem, Iscomar, Trasmediterranea, Medmar - 30 Oct 2003

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Barcelona - Tugs, Moroccan Naval Ships, Trasmediterranea, & other vessels, Vitafos, Fernando M Pereda, Theofano M. Few photos of Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

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Marseille - Limadet, Ege & Unknowns, plus a couple of photos of the town & sunset over port - 1 Nov 2003

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Marseille Martime Museum - A few photos of ship models - 2 Nov 2003


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