July 2011

Cruising the British Isles: Invergordon and Inverness — why all these “Invers”;”

July 30, 2011

We’ve recently returned from a 14-Day Celtic Circle cruise around the British Isles on Holland America Line’s ms Prinsendam.  This post is part of a series detailing our discoveries in port and on the ship. Why do the names of so many towns and cities in Scotland start with “Inver”;”? Only to the second port […]

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Cruising the British Isles: In Search of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster

July 29, 2011

We’ve recently returned from a 14-Day Celtic Circle cruise around the British Isles on Holland America Line’s ms Prinsendam.  While onboard the 835-passenger”˜elegant explorer’, we visited 10 ports in Scotland, Ireland and England. This post is part of a series detailing our discoveries both in port and on the ship. It’s difficult to get to […]

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Cruising the British Isles: Edinburgh (from Rosyth, Scotland)

July 28, 2011

We’ve recently returned from a 14-Day Celtic Circle cruise around the British Isles on Holland America Line’s ms Prinsendam. While onboard the 835-passenger”˜elegant explorer’, we visited 10 ports in Scotland, Ireland and England. This post is part of a series detailing our discoveries both in port and on the ship. The port of Rosyth, Scotland […]

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Cruising the British Isles: Onboard the Prinsendam

July 27, 2011

We’ve just returned from a 14-Day Celtic Circle cruise around the British Isles on Holland America Line’s ms Prinsendam. While onboard the 835-passenger”˜elegant explorer’, we visited 10 ports in Scotland, Ireland and England. This post is part of a series detailing our discoveries on this cruise both in port and on the ship. Onboard the […]

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