Tag Archives: Civitavecchia

Arrived Safely in Civitavecchia

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We slept well overnight and woke to find our selves sailing through the gap between Corsica and Sardinia. The crossing was perfectly calm throughout, like the proverbial mill pond. We only had to endure the rest of the day in the ships lounge which has the worlds most uncomfortable seats. Very few other people bothered joining us. There weeny many… Read more »

Still Here

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As you can see the cheesy lounge singer is really packing the place out. In fairness, most of the other passengers are lorry drivers and they have sensibly gone to bed, or are propping up a less cheesy bar. It’s now 45 minutes after the published sailing time and we are still docked, although it did appear that the captain… Read more »

Grimaldi Lines from Barcelona to Civitavecchia

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If there is a definition for ‘shower of shit’ then the experience so far of Grimaldi Lines is it, and I’ve not even got on the ferry yet. Just stood for 45 minutes waiting to be served in the ticket office whilst they helped dimwits as slowly as they could, then it took all of 10 seconds to issue the… Read more »