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Cruise Diary: On the Rio

Cruise Diary: On the Rio

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another post. Enjoy! Courtesy of the West Fries Museum in Hoorn, Holland, I share with you an enlargement of an ancient Dutch map of our journey. I had presented a full world’s reproduction…   read more of “Cruise Diary: On…”

Cruise Diary: Final Preparations

Cruise Diary: Final Preparations

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in this post before she left. Enjoy! Finally closing the suitcase, prepaying the bills and farming out the pooch. Time to quit trying to imagine what to take along to wear for extremes of…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Final…”

Cruise Diary: So Many Choices, So Little Time…

Cruise Diary: So Many Choices, So Little Time…

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is on board for part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another post. Enjoy! I have say that pre-booking excursions, specialty dining, spa appointments, beverage charge cards and choosing wine packages is not only economical, but makes you pause to focus on what you…   read more of “Cruise Diary: So…”

Cruise Diary: Packing for Others

Cruise Diary: Packing for Others

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is getting ready to set sail on part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another pre-cruise post. Enjoy! Beside all the lovely pictures of beautiful sights and party events, it was refreshing to read about the crew’s clothing donations to the people of Vanuatu…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: The Marvelous City

Cruise Diary: The Marvelous City

Days 14-15 – Jan. 19-20 A series of green-clad mountains and hills seems to be doing a samba around beautiful Guanabara Bay in the port of Rio de Janeiro. We got up early to be up on deck by 7 a.m. and watch our entrance into this spectacular natural harbor. Along with the ports of…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”

Cruise Diary: Ole Shipmates to Reunite

Cruise Diary: Ole Shipmates to Reunite

Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy is getting ready to set sail on part of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she sent in another pre-cruise post. Enjoy! We all enjoy the greeting of a friendly shopkeeper in the neighborhood. Now translate that into the good feeling I have to hear that the present…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Ole…”