History in the Making – The Ruby Princess Departs Port Kembla

At sunset on Thursday 23rd April, 2020 we witnessed a moment in history as the Ruby Princess departed Port Kembla (Wollongong NSW). It was tugged to the harbour entrance under escort of water cannon, the traditional symbol of maritime respect. We were a moment too slow with the camera shutter. As she sailed into open … Continue reading History in the Making – The Ruby Princess Departs Port Kembla

Wollongong Ambassadors Welcome Radiance of the Seas Again!

The inaugural cruise ship visit to Wollongong (Port Kembla) was the Radiance of the Seas in October 2016, and I wrote about that in this post. Last Monday 29th January we were ecstatic to welcome the vessel back for its third time and our first cruise ship for 2018. Here it is as seen from our balcony … Continue reading Wollongong Ambassadors Welcome Radiance of the Seas Again!