Monthly Archives: July 2015

Panoramic London through a tour bus window

The last day of our wonderful cruise had finally come.  I always have mixed emotions at the end of a cruise. Sad when I stop to think about the morning coffees, cocktail hours and dinners with friends and fellow travelers … Continue reading

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Lazy, quiet last day at sea

The day started with wonderful promise.   We were greeted with blue skies and calm seas. We dressed quickly and made our way up to the lounge and shared a great breakfast hour with Steve and LuAnn. Today was our last day at … Continue reading

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A crazy, dramatic day at sea

In the wee hours of the morning I knew the seas had changed.  I went over to the balcony door and looked out at a very angry sea filled with whitecaps We needed to be ready for an early morning … Continue reading

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Celebrating a relaxed day at sea with friends

What a beautiful day!!! After four consecutive days visiting Estonia, Russia, Finland and Sweden, we were looking forward to a kick-back day cruising slowly in the Baltic on our way to Skagen, Denmark. Even the temperature was cooperating being a … Continue reading

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Lovely, lovely Old Town Stockholm

  Dark clouds filled the morning sky as we pulled into port today.  The temperature is only in the low 40’s and a threat of rain lingers in the air. But, no worries, our tour today does leave until after … Continue reading

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A leisurely bus tour of Helsinki, Finland

  Today was another early day.   I stepped out onto the balcony as we made our way into port and was instantly chilled to the bone.  They sky was filled with dark gray clouds casting a pall on the city … Continue reading

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Touring St. Petersburg with stops along the way

Today was going to be another early, busy, cold day.  We signed up for a panoramic tour of the city with stops at the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Church on the Spilled Blood. Dressed and ready to go … Continue reading

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