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A Cruise Ship Fit for a Queen

By Linda Tancs

Undoubtedly it’s safe to say that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t charter cruise ships willy-nilly.   So when the monarch did just that to celebrate her 80th birthday, you’ve got to think that the ship must be something special.  That ship is the Hebridean Princess, a luxury ship hosting just 50 guests.  Now in its 25th season, the former ferry boat has come a long way indeed.  From March to November the ship sets sail from Oban for Scotland’s far flung isles, offering travelers the best way imaginable to discover the remoteness and beauty of the west coast.

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