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Transatlantic Cruise on the Norwegian EPIC

MS Norwegian Epic ****/* was built in 2010 and is currently the world's 3rd largest cruise ship at 330m length, 19 storeys high and up to 4.100 passengers with 1.700 staff.

Barcelona - Ponta Delgada (Acores) - Virgin Islands - Miami

Repositioning Cruises such as the Transatlantic Crossing are exceptionally good value for money.

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The Norwegian Epic

The Norwegian Epic

Crossing the Atlantic from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean at the end of the summer

Crossing the Atlantic from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean at the end of the summer

A typical single cabin

A typical single cabin

The posh bar for suite owners

The posh bar for suite owners

The "haven" pool and spa for suite owners

The "haven" pool and spa for suite owners

Huge *** deck areas with a spectacular aqua park for the kids

Huge *** deck areas with a spectacular aqua park for the kids

Onboard entertainment with the highlight show Blue Man Group

Onboard entertainment with the highlight show Blue Man Group

Of course there is also a large casino

Of course there is also a large casino

A well-equipped fitness studio

A well-equipped fitness studio

One of 5 outside jaccuzis

One of 5 outside jaccuzis

Excellent cuisine thanks to the Austrian star chef

Excellent cuisine thanks to the Austrian star chef

The very important Humidor Cigar Lounge

The very important Humidor Cigar Lounge

A constant Germ Mania is being fought.

A constant Germ Mania is being fought.

The typical American security and immigration stuff can't be avoided either

The typical American security and immigration stuff can't be avoided either

In the Bridge Viewing Lounge during the only day of storm before the Acores.

In the Bridge Viewing Lounge during the only day of storm before the Acores.

Moored at Ponta Delgada Harbour, Acores

Moored at Ponta Delgada Harbour, Acores

A satellite phone will save money on the high cell roaming or onboard phone charges

A satellite phone will save money on the high cell roaming or onboard phone charges

Every second day has 25 hours heading west into the sun

Every second day has 25 hours heading west into the sun

In the Caribbean

In the Caribbean

I wanted to see a rogue freak wave but the waters were almost always calm

I wanted to see a rogue freak wave but the waters were almost always calm

With 3 other mega cruise ships in beautiful Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

With 3 other mega cruise ships in beautiful Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Private side step to Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Private side step to Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Finally in Miami after 5.000 nautical miles and 12 days at sea

Finally in Miami after 5.000 nautical miles and 12 days at sea

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Posted by LuxuryRogue 03:14 Archived in US Virgin Islands

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