50? Really? No, denial is the BEST thing. Welcome to The Festival of Pete.

Turning 50. Bloody hell, even now, a month later I still can't believe I'm that old but I suppose that's a good thing. So, I chose a cruise, again, to 'celebrate' this momentous occasion. This time, instead of heading across the other side of the globe for a holiday, I wanted us to get a taxi to the ship. This limited us to two cruise lines and two cruise ships - P&O's Pacific Dawn and Princess' Sun Princess. Sun Princess it was. So last year we took a two day cruise from Brisbane to Sydney to get a taste of what to expect and booked this year's cruise while onboard. Booking onboard let us rebook if prices came down, and they did. LOTS. We saved $1500 from when we booked onboard. Turning 50 meant it was a balcony cabin or nothing so we booked cheapest balcony as a 'guarantee' and ended up with a two category upgrade (same cabin, a bit higher) when the cabin was allocated. So where did we go - 11 day Fijian Jewels. Noumea New Caledonia, Isle of Pines New Caledonia, Suva Fiji Port Denarau Fiji and finishing in Vila Vanuatu.
Planned Dates
Mar 18, 2013 to Mar 29, 2013
Countries
5

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