Tag Archives: River Cruise

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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Trier, Germany ~ Two Churches Being Connected Was Most Unusual

August 4th ~ Trier, Germany The ship had overnighted in Trier, so first thing this morning we headed out for a walking tour of the town. Once again the skies had opened up and we had a wet greeting, but … Continue reading

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On our way to Switzerland

Tuesday, July 12th – Los Angeles International Airport We are all checked in and patiently waiting to board our Swiss Airline non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Zürich, Switzerland. 

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France ~ Tarascon and Arles for more Van Gogh

Saturday, August 1st ~ Tarascon and Arles, France The ship is docked on the Rhone river in Tarascon, France. Our morning started out with a bus trip to Arles where we filled in a few more details from the life … Continue reading

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Avignon, France ~ Did you know there once were THREE Popes all at the same time?

Friday, July 31st ~ Avignon, France I have really been enjoying our daily walking tours. Normally they run from 2.5 to 3.5 hours. Uniworld offers several options for their guests at most stops along the way. There is usually a … Continue reading

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France ~ Viviers, the organ concert that wasn’t, a delightful surprise and a relaxing facial

Thursday, July 30th ~ Viviers and cruising toward Avignon The well written Uniworld brochure describes Viviers as: “an enchanting village where time seems to have stopped centuries ago.  Viviers has a long and storied history that goes back more than … Continue reading

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France ~ A tale of two cities

Wednesday, July 29th ~ Tournon and Tain L’Hermitage Two cities facing each other, claiming opposite sides of the Rhone River. In the heart of the Côtes du Rhône, the twin cities of Tournon and Tain L’Hermitage are an ideal destination for connoisseurs of … Continue reading

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France ~ Illumination night tour of Lyon”

Tuesday night July 28th ~ Lyon at night From 9:00 to 10:45 pm, we had an exclusive Uniworld night excursion to revel in the lights of Lyon. With one covered bus and two open air busses, we chose the top … Continue reading

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France ~ Lyon by day, bike and walking tours

Tuesday, July 28th ~ Lyon, France Sitting on the confluence of the Rhone and Saone rivers, this is a tale of two contrasting sides of one city. “Two rivers, one tranquil, one torrential. Two hills, one for labor where the … Continue reading

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France ~ Burgundy and Hospices de Beaune

Monday, July 27th ~ Macon and Beaune, France We are in the southern most part of Burgundy. Our ship is docked in Macon on the river Saone (rhymes with bone), but our destination is Beaune. To get there we have a … Continue reading

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