Travelling by liner - the rise, glory and fall of the transatlantic liners: Great Eastern - the first of the ocean giants; Titanic - the end of a dream; Imperator - glory of the Kaiser on the Atlantic; Bremen and Europa - pioneers of a new generation of ships; Normandie -almost the perfect ship; Queen Mary - a ship with "character and personality"; United States - the fastest ocean-going giant of all time; Michelangelo and Raffaello - the beautiful Italians; France -yesterday luxury, today mass tourism; Queen Elizabeth 2 - the last "Queen of the seas"; Sea Cloud - a lady all in white; Vistafjord - a classic on the world's seas; Explorer - en-route to the white continent; Seabourn Legend - as exclusive as a private yacht; Wind Song - south sea dreams under sail; Europa - Germany's number one cruise liner; Sovereign of the Sea - a ship sets new standards.
Kurt Ulrich has specialized in travel writing and
photography for more than 25 years. He has taken 180 voyages, on
every sea. He lives in Zurich, Switzerland.