Monthly Archives: April 2015

Days 107 & 108 – Wednesday & Thursday, April 22 & 23, 2015 – Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

We arrived in Ponta Delgada, The Azores, Portugal early Wednesday morning. The weather forecast was for rain, but we again enjoyed another two beautiful days in port. We had arranged for a tour through Cruising Excursions. It was a “small … Continue reading

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Day 104 – Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of the province of Cádiz. Cadiz is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain and one of the oldest in Western Europe and has been a principal … Continue reading

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Day 103 – Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Malaga Spain

Malaga, Spain. Our second of three stops in Spain and the last on in the Mediterranean Sea. Malaga with more than 3000 years of history including being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso turned out to be a very surprising stop … Continue reading

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Day 101 & 102 – Thursday & Friday – April 16 & 17, 2015 – Sea Day & Cartagena, Spain

This first photo is actually from day 101, at sea. Cruise Specialists sponsored another cocktail party for their clients (which compromise about 25% of the passengers). I made a point to get a photo of Henk and Lucia Barnhorn our … Continue reading

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Day 100 – Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Someone had to remind me that today was Tax Day in the U.S., almost spoiled my day… One day in this port is so little time it was almost tempting to not even try to go into the city but … Continue reading

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Day 99 – Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – Naples, Italy – Pompeii

We arrived in Naples a little earlier than scheduled. We were docked and cleared to debark around 7:30 AM. Today we had scheduled an excursion through Cruising Excursions, headquartered in London. It was described as a small group tour, between … Continue reading

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Day 98 – Monday, April 13, 2015 – Messina, Italy

I am so far behind in posting, that this one will be brief! We arrived in Messina, Italy on the island of Sicily, Italy Monday morning. Messina is the third largest city of Sicily and lies on the northeast corner … Continue reading

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