May 2007

Day 27: Dubrovnik, Croatia Sailing to Cavtat

May 31, 2007

We visited Dubrovnik last year on the ms Noordam and loved it – starting with a walking tour of Old Town. Later, we walked the two miles of the city wall, and enjoying lunch in a café while soaking up sunshine and the beautiful turquoise waters of the Adriatic. For this visit, we wanted to […]

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Day 26 The Journey Continues: The Black Sea Medley Rome to Athens on the ms Prinsendam

May 30, 2007

After a 25-Day cruise from New York to Rome on the ms Prinsendam, we continued onboard for the 14-Day Black Sea Medley.  We loved our first 25 days of relaxing transatlantic days followed by intensive Mediterranean port exploration. This 14-Day Black Sea cruise is quite different for us, with 11 more exotic ports, including two […]

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Highlights of our Prinsendam 25-Day Spring Discoveries cruise

May 29, 2007

While we have previously sailed most of Holland America Line ships, this was our first cruise on the ms Prinsendam. After 25 days on board, we have now joined the crowd who love the “Elegant Explorer”. Some of our favorite things about the ship: Intimate Size. It’s a breeze to get around the ship, lines […]

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Day 24 – Naples, Italy – gelato, ancient artifacts and pizza

May 28, 2007

  After all of the publicity about the trash strike in Naples, we are happy to report that we didn’t see any signs of it during our visit on Monday. We found Naples fairly clean, friendly and fun to visit. Our only difficultly was crossing the busy traffic & scooter-filled streets to get from the […]

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