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Honfleur vs Rusadir

In April Balearia introduced the effectively brand new Rusadir (ex-Honfleur) onto their route between Malaga and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in north Africa. The history of this ship is…

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That Was The Year That Was – 2011

If, as I do, you attribute to passenger ferries some of the characteristics of human beings, the cycle of life can be unsettling and, occasionally, brutal. How did those jumbo…

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May Day in Denia

I spent twelve successive childhood Summers in Javea (Xàbia), on Spain’s Costa Blanca, a resort town separated from nearby Denia by the looming presence of Montgó, a 2,470-foot mountain which…

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