Three taps in the cabin – hot, cold and sea water by Harry Pope


I really enjoyed three cruises on the Marco Polo, which was owned for many years by Cruise Maritime. Before I went the first time, a neighbour of my sister mentioned that he and his wife had sailed on the ship 33 times over a period of years, and wouldn’t go on any other cruise ship. […]

Marco Polo sledding in the dark by Jim Whelan

Marco Polo

We boarded at Tilbury for our Baltic Cruise on the Marco Polo. First impressions confirmed what we already knew. A small ship, 800 passengers. We set sail across the North Sea, and after stops at Copenhagen, and others, we berthed at Tromso. The northern lights were a disappointment, we rose at 2am, donned our warmest […]