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THE CRUISING LIFE – ELEVENTH CRUISE – NUREMBERG

On our last morning in Prague, Viking loaded us all onto some very comfortable coaches and we took off for Bamberg where we would board the Viking Alsvyn. This trip by coach would take about […]

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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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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART THREE

Our next stop was the site of the ancient city of Philippi, which caught me by surprise.  The site is not nearly as developed as some of the other sites we visited.  With the exception […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART TWO

We began the morning in Thessaloniki.  Thessaloniki is a massive Greek port city on the site of the ancient city of Thessalonica.  It has been constantly inhabited since ancient times passing through the hands of […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SEVENTH CRUISE – MAUI

Leaving Bora Bora we then spent the next five days at sea on our way to Lahina, Maui. I had visited Maui back in the mid-70’s while stationed on Oahu and was anxious to see […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SEVENTH CRUISE – MOOREA

Believed to have inspired the mythical Bali Hai from James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific, Moorea is one of the most scenically striking islands in French Polynesia. Despite her immaculate beauty, she is far […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ARUBA

If you have been following along on this “back-to-back” cruise, you know that we returned to Ft Lauderdale and disembarked most cruisers and took on a new group of cruisers. Liz and I were amongst […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – BACK-TO-BACK

When we left St Maarten we headed back to Ft Lauderdale. Most of the passengers would leave the ship and a whole new set of cruisers would get on. Some of us, however, would stay […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – DOMINICA

Our next port call was to the island of Dominica which is part of the Lesser Antilles.  Dominica is the Caribbean’s best kept secret. Its towering mountains, lush green forests and winding rivers are practically begging […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – CRUISES 5 & 6 – ST KITTS

St kitts blog St Kitts was our next stop. Hopefully you recently read about our first visit  to St Kitts, if not go check it out here.  Rainforests, beaches, volcanic landscape, railways, and rich history […]

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