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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – BARCELONA

Barcelona was our next stop and the last stop on this part of the trip. We would be disembarking Freedom of the Seas and saying goodbye to a wonderful crew and many new friends. I […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – PALMA

Leaving Malaga we spent the next day at sea. Beautiful weather and smooth sailing! Lots of onboard activities to enjoy or plenty of time just to chill out. We were headed for Palma! I had […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – MALAGA

Leaving Cadiz we headed south and then east through the Strait of Gibraltar and made way for Malaga, Spain, Málaga is one of the foremost Spanish Mediterranean ports after Barcelona. The port’s main exports, most […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – CADIZ (SEVILLE)

Saying “farewell” to Sven and Sol, we got back onboard Freedom of the Seas and got underway, along the coast and made portcall the next morning in Cádiz, Spain. Cádiz is an ancient port city […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – LISBON

After 8 days at sea we made a port call in Lisbon, Portugal, this morning. We were excited; both to see someplace new and to meet up with Sven and Sol, our Swedish friends I […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – TENTH CRUISE – FREEDOM OTS

Sometime in late 2015 or early 2016, we began planning what would become an epic adventure for 2017, epic proportions for us anyway. We had been looking at river cruises. Specifically Viking River cruises. And […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – NINTH CRUISE – BAHAMAS

In the spring of 2016, Liz’s daughter Sue and her husband Duane and son Justice, moved to Myrtle Beach, SC, just about 10 miles north of us. They had always liked hearing about our cruises […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART TEN

Today is the last day of our trip. Tomorrow we endure a long flight home but today we will enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide in Athens, the most important city in ancient Greece and […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART NINE

After docking back at Pireaus, we continued to the ancient site of Corinth for a guided visit of the excavations where Apostle Paul worked for 18 months with tent makers Aquila and Priscilla. Here the […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART EIGHT

Our next stop on the Footsteps of Paul Tour was a place Paul probably did not visit. We enjoyed it anyway! Santorini, one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, was devastated by a […]

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