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BOUTIQUE CRUISING


‘THE AMBIENCE on board is that of a friendly, comfortable COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL’


passengers visiting Santiago de Compostela, Captain Giovanni Biasutti described it more as an English Summer cruise. But the sun soon shone and, as we made our way to the Straits of Gibraltar via stops at Oporto and Cadiz, on-deck dining soon became the norm. The crew responded with alfresco barbeques and entertainment, all under the watchful eye of excellent Cruise Director Paul Rutterford. Paul had been drafted in at short notice for his first stint in the post and did such a wonderful job he received a huge round of applause from the passengers at the end of the cruise. For some reason, this itinerary didn’t sell out


until very late in the day so there was a slightly more mixed clientele than normal, with more Minerva first-timers on board. However, everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.


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he ambience on board is that of a friendly, comfortable country house hotel. During days at sea, the 320 or so passengers spread out


around the open decks or made use of the excellent Library with its well-stocked shelves and comfort- able armchairs.


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