Tag Archives: Cruise

A Day At Sea ~ Halifax to Brooklyn Including a Galley Tour

Friday the 13th of October A full day at sea is always welcome. It gives one a chance to relax, catch up on sleep, roam/explore the ship, overeat (again), do a bit of shopping, attend a show or watch a … Continue reading

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NOVA SCOTIA ~ Halifax, Lunenburg and Mahone Bay

October 12th I like walking tours. I feel that I learn/see/experience a place better when I am more immersed and not just passing by in a bus. So when I spotted another walking tour option that mentioned a UNESCO site … Continue reading

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St John, New Brunswick ~ Bay of Fundy and Reversing Falls

October 11th The tours through the cruise line that included anything to the Bay of Fundy were already sold out by the time I got around to booking our excursions. Not to be deterred, I found a local company in … Continue reading

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Bar Harbor, Maine

October 10th Three years ago we visited our friends Lise and Charlie at their family cabin just a few miles from where our ship docked. On that trip we explored Acadia National Park and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the natural beauty. 

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The Salem Witch Hunt and Boston, Massachusetts

October 9th Mother Nature decided we had been having too much sunshine and decided to continue the downpour. We are such fair weather travelers, that although we do not melt, a rainy day puts a damper on our mood. Our … Continue reading

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Brooklyn ~ Our Fall Foliage Cruise Begins

October 7th Our time in New York City came to an end and we made our way from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Brooklyn via Uber. The private car ran $39 plus tip. We will be on the … Continue reading

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Dolphins and Rainbow Pearls

Thursday, April 6th – Cruise on the Sea of Cortez, San Carlos, Mexico What a FABULOUS day! Starting out bright and early for a private scenic cruise on the Sea of Cortez became a highlight adventure. First of all the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam ~ Canals, Van Gogh, Cheese and Windmills of Zaandam

August 8th ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Did you know that Amsterdam is a conurbation? Well, I learned one more term today. In case you too need a little help with that one, it means that she is:

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Cologne ~ From the Magnificent Cathedral to a Chocolate Factory

August 7th ~ Cologne, Germany Cologne is a big city metropolis compared to the smaller bergs we have been visiting. It ranks number 4 in size in Germany with a population of around one million inhabitants, behind Berlin, Hamburg and … Continue reading

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Koblenz, German Corner, Marksburg Castle

August 6th ~ Koblenz, Germany Koblenz, also spelled Coblenz, is located right on the confluence (junction) of the Moselle and Rhine Rivers in the western part of Germany. We had cruised right past this city in the middle of the … Continue reading

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