Category Archives: Europe

Monte Carlo, Monaco

April 3, 2022 We  have been to Monaco before and were looking forward to tour tour today which was taking us to Eze, France (have visited before and loved it) Nice (new to us) and Monte Carlo (visited before ). … Continue reading

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Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

April 2, 2022 Last night was the third of the Oceania Club cocktail parties. Some of the statistics we heard at all three: There are 924 passengers onboard, the ship holds 1250. The passengers come from 17 different countries. Most … Continue reading

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Malaga, Spain

March 31, 2022 Malaga is a beautiful city built around the splendor of Spain’s Moorish heritage. We decided to explore that heritage by traveling to Grenada to tour Alhambra, a complex of palaces atop a hill that offers panoramic views … Continue reading

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Funchal (Madeira) Portugal

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 As I wrote, we missed our first time visiting the Azores. So now we are in the Madeira Islands.  We were told to expect all kinds of weather – sun, clouds and rain and we had … Continue reading

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Koblenz, Germany

November 13, 2019 This morning we had a walking tour of Koblenz, which is where the Rhine and the Moselle rivers meet.  We were actually docked on the Moselle although when we left we made the turn back onto the … Continue reading

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Rhine Gorge and Boppard, Germany

November 12, 2019 The trip through the Rhine Gorge was just beautiful.  It was cold, so I stayed mostly in the lounge.  Some of the pictures are through the windows so there are some light reflections, but Norm was outside … Continue reading

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Rudesheim, Germany

November 11 and 12, 2019 We arrived in Rudesheim in the evening of November 11 and we had the opportunity for a late stroll into town. Our destination was the Drosselgasse, the tiny street that is the heart of the … Continue reading

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Mainz, Germany with pictures

November 11, 2019 We sailed through the last 2 of the 66 locks today and will leave the Main River and spend the rest of our cruise on the Rhine River. The part we will be on until we reach … Continue reading

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Miltenburg, Germany with pictures

November 10, 2019 Arrived in Miltenburg this afternoon after passing through areas of beautiful vineyards. We walked through the streets where grapevines encircle many houses. Well, this place did have naked lady paintings in the windows! We visited churches, town … Continue reading

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Wertheim, Germany with pictures

November 10, 2019 We arrived here early and could see the town as we had our breakfast. Jessie was taking us on a walking tour at 9:30 and she advised that it would be cold. It didn’t really seem that … Continue reading

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