Category Archives: Excursions

Livorno, Italy

June 5, 2019 Livorno is located in central Tuscany and is the gateway to Pisa and Florence. Today we chose to go on a tour to Florence called “Fascinating Florence”.  It was a 10 hour tour and we were delighted … Continue reading

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Civitavecchia (Rome) Italy

June 4, 2019 Another beautiful day in Italy. We had some thoughts of going to Rome but decided against the long bus trip – 50 miles and lots of traffic, so it takes almost 2 hours each way.  We have … Continue reading

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Piraeus, Greece

May 31, 2019 Well, it is hard to believe that 5 weeks from today we will be home.  It always seems to go too fast, but we will savor these last weeks. Today we docked at the port of Piraeus, … Continue reading

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Santorini, Greece

May 30, 2019 This was our first visit to Santorini and wow, did we love it. Here is our approach this morning. The buses going up the hills look like little caterpillars! We have enjoyed every port in Greece on … Continue reading

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Rhodes, Greece

May 29, 2019 Today our tour was initially scheduled for the morning, but due to a few cruise ships scheduled to arrive the same time as ours, the tour was rescheduled for the afternoon. Here is the view of city … Continue reading

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Limassol, Cyprus

May 28, 2019 This is our third time in Cyprus – so today we took a tour to the center of the island – to Nicosia – which has been the capital of Cyprus for over 1000 years. The port … Continue reading

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Safaga, Egypt Day 2

May 23, 2019 We were both able to get on the Red Sea snorkeling trip today and Norm was very glad he got to experience it.  We both agreed that it was maybe the top snorkeling we have done anywhere! … Continue reading

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Safaga, Egypt

May 22, 2019 After hearing last night that our Luxor/Cairo trip was cancelled, we didn’t know what our plans would be for the day, maybe a quiet ship day.  Safaga is a very industrial town with not much going on, … Continue reading

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Aqaba, Jordan

May 21, 2109 Our day started with the view from our balcony. Although we are in Aqaba, Jordan, the view across the water was Eilat, Israel.  We were amused by the crows at the Terrace Café when we were eating … Continue reading

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Mumbai, India

May 9, 2019 Incredible India, indeed. So first of all, I should mention that we had movie night last night, and the movie was “Lion”.  We had seen it before but chose to go again and we were so glad … Continue reading

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