Category Archives: Food

Vienna, Austria

October 27 and 28, 2019 We went from Prague to Vienna by train, Railjet, which is a fast train. It took us 4 hours and 10 minutes and we had good wi-fi aboard.  I even watched a movie – but … Continue reading

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At Sea, last day of the 2019 ATW cruise

July 4, 2019 When we meet people in the ports they always ask where our cruise is going – and when we say around the world, they are almost always shocked at that answer. It is hard to believe we … Continue reading

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

July 2, 2019 Last night in Horizons, there was a Canada Day party. The entertainment team did songs by Canadian artists and the chefs made these adorable beaver cupcakes and also the traditional beaver tails.  You can see that I … Continue reading

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

July 1, 2019 Yesterday we had the White Elephant Auction of items that the world cruise passengers donated.  Ray was a terrific auctioneer! He even modeled some of the items as he auctioned them off.  Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

June 29, 2019 I didn’t have my phone with me when we watched Aleks complete her half marathon in the gym. Here are some pictures that Mary Anne sent me of her finish. Last evening was the second of two … Continue reading

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At Sea Crossing the Atlantic

June 27, 2019 Today is day 3 of our Atlantic crossing.  We have a lot of end of cruise activities happening and will have even more before we disembark in New York a week from tomorrow.  I know, it is … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, France, Day 2

June 17, 2019 It was another beautiful day in Bordeaux.  We went out for an early walk and stopped in at another church.  We were the only people there! Again, it was beautiful inside.  Most of the churches here seem … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, France

June 16, 2019 Last night there was a birthday party for our Around the World ambassador, Steve.  It was a lot of fun and yes, there was a monkey cake.  A bit risqué too. Or perhaps just a misplaced banana. … Continue reading

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Bilbao, Spain

June 15, 2019 It was our first time to visit Bilbao which is in the north of Spain in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.  We arrived just before 10 AM and the harbor and the view of the … Continue reading

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Porto, Portugal

June 13, 2019 The English word is Oporto, but it is still pronounced Porto.  We see it written both ways. It is the country’s second largest city.  It has a population of 220,000 in the city and 1.7 million if … Continue reading

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