L'Austral Cruise Photos
From: L'Austral cruise review
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Our cabin on L'Austral was just a few doors away from the Bridge, where the door was open for several hours each morning.
Passengers could wander in, admire the navigation gear, and talk to Captain Rémi Genevaz (lower photo) or the other officers.
The Bridge offered sweeping views of the sea, nearby
islands, and passing ships.
We also could admire the officers' scrapbooking skills.
On a bulkhead, near the coffee machine, certificates
reassured us that the chief engineer and captain had licenses from the
This young officer recently qualified as an "ice pilot" for
Antarctic voyages. (In the Antarctic, it's standard practice to have both a
captain and an ice pilot on board for safety and environmental reasons.)
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