Category Archives: May

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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Tel Aviv, Israel

May 26 and 27 We were so excited and couldn’t wait until these 2 days.  Why?  We were meeting our son, Mark and our soon to be daughter-in-law, Ramsay, in Tel Aviv. They were there on a trip called Honeymoon … Continue reading

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Suez Canal Transit

May 25, 2019 Yesterday we were at sea in the Gulf of Suez.  Ray, our cruise director, created another event – Arabian Nights, and Mario had an Arabian buffet in the Terrace Café.  The show was at 5:30 so that … 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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Cruising the Red Sea–The “Whine” Cellar

May 20, 2019 Yesterday I came in second again in the blackjack tournament.  Today I made the finals but did not win. Jose often repeats John’s joke from the last segment.  “What do you call it when Pat is losing … Continue reading

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