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Tunis terror attack. MSC and Costa in port, passengers possible victims.

Tunis terror attack. MSC and Costa in port, passengers possible victims.

Old Mar 18th, 2015, 11:13 AM
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Tunis terror attack. MSC and Costa in port, passengers possible victims.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/18/africa...ted/index.html
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Old Mar 18th, 2015, 11:16 AM
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Arabic language media is currently reporting that the dead are cruise passengers. Time will tell, but it currently doesn't bode well.

I sure hope this is wrong though any victim is so sad.
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Old Mar 18th, 2015, 03:16 PM
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Oh, how horrible for those people and their families. It must be pretty difficult for the rest of the passengers, too.
We went to the Bardo Museum on a cruise stop; it's a wonderful museum, and we felt very safe travelling throughout the city.
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Old Mar 18th, 2015, 03:39 PM
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Oh God I just saw that the bus carrying passengers from the ship was targeted. It's all shot up. Horrible news. What's wrong with these people???
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Old Mar 24th, 2015, 11:12 AM
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We're scheduled on a Princess cruise that stops at Tunis in early June. They've just cancelled the stop for the cruise that precedes ours, and replaced it with Naples. I have a feeling we will get re-scheduled as well.

I guess I would prefer we don't stop there are this point, but I'm sorry to be missing the port.

This is just a hideous event.
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Old Mar 24th, 2015, 11:17 AM
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I can't imagine ships stopping in Tunis for a very long time. If Doug is around I wonder what he thinks.,
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It took until yesterday, but Princess finally informed us we would not be stopping in Tunis. I'm both disappointed and relieved.

The good news is they substituted Malta which is what I was hoping for, if a sub had to be made.
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Old Apr 30th, 2015, 05:09 PM
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Malta is pretty cool. Have you been there before?
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Old Apr 30th, 2015, 09:13 PM
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I have not, so I'm definitely looking forward to it.

I had such mixed feelings about Tunis though. We really wanted to go see Carthage and see the Bardo, it was one of the main attractions of this particular itinerary. And I didn't really want to give it up, but at the same time I was nervous about going.

Malta will be great though. there is a ton to see there.
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Have you heard of the Jesus tree there?
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http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/jesus-tree-malta
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