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La Alhambra

We spent the morning at La Alhambra, one of the ‘Outstanding Places to Visit’. It is a fortress and palace with Islamic origins that was transformed into Christianity. The morning was pleasant, walking the shady gardens, but by 1 PM … Continue reading

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Another haircut

We are now down to tolerating 1 museum and 1 church a day. We started by taking the water bus the long way around the underbelly of Venice. It was interesting to see the industrial side that makes the city … Continue reading

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St Pertersburg is great

In the morning, we visited the Hermetage – Winter palace. We stayed in town instead of going back to the ship and visited St. Isaac Cathedral, found a cache and took a boat ride on the canals. St Petersburg has … Continue reading

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Ephesus

During our free morning, we visited the Lsa Bay Mosque, St. John’s Bascilica and the Ephesus museum. After a lunch of Turkish pancakes, we finally saw Ephesus.

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Dubrovnik

We had a great day in Dubrovnik. It started with a walking tour of the old city, then a trip up the gondola for a birds eye view of the city. We got lost on the Island of Lokrum and … Continue reading

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Petra

We spent an entire day at Petra. We didn’t think Howie would make it to The High Place of Sacrifice, so we rented a natural elevator, ie donkeys. and rode up. Since the guide didn’t allow time for geocaching, I … Continue reading

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Luxor

The group voted for a free morning and late day tours. The first stop was Animal Care In Egypt a charity supported by Intrepid tours that educates and cares for animals in Luxor. The highlight of the day was a … Continue reading

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