June 2007

Day 51: On land in Barcelona

June 25, 2007

This morning we departed the Norwegian Jewel in Barcelona. After 50 consecutive days at sea, we headed to the Hilton Diagonal Mar hotel to used some Hilton points. What a hotel! It is about 3 miles east of the Ramblas and port area, in a new section of Barcelona filled with high rise offices, hotels […]

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Day 50: At Sea Sailing through the Strait of Boniface

June 23, 2007

Today was our 50th consecutive day on a cruise ship and we enjoyed it to the fullest while at sea between Civitavecchia and Barcelona!  Up early, Janis scored the perfect sunning spot by the adult pool, in a quiet corner near the waterfall.  The only issue is that even at 8:15 am, every lounger on […]

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Day 49 Italian Train Strike Impacts Civitavecchia to Rome

June 22, 2007

Today we are in Civitavecchia on the Norwegian Jewel. We had considered a train ride to explore other nearby areas of Italy outside of Rome.   However, the Italian rail workers decided to strike today; disrupting many cruise ship guests plans. There are 7 ships in  port today. Plan B — we mailed a wedding gift […]

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Happy Father´s Day and Catching Up in Croatia

June 17, 2007

Hello from Dubronvik, Croatia!   We are in an internet cafe with a computer with a Croatian?? keyboard — it has some letters and symbols in different places than we are used to them being. We are currently sailing on the Norwegian Jewel between Istanbul and Barcelona — arriving in Barcelona on June 24. A few […]

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