Travel in Italy – Capri

May 15 Capri After the morning with Mariano from Pleasant Travel, he dropped six of us off at the dock in Sorrento. Jody and Jeff decided to stay in Sorrento instead. Mariano instructed us on the best ferry or hydrofoil … Continued

Travel in Italy – Port of Napoli and Private Tour on the Amalfi Coast

May 15 Tuesday This was the day we were meeting Mariano from Pleasant Travel for a personalized tour on the Amalfi Coast. I had arranged this tour and there are eight of us going on a custom tour to several … Continued

Mediterranean Cruise – A Day at Sea

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Monday May 14  Day at Sea How wonderful to be able to sleep in and  not have any  agenda ashore today. I had been looking forward to this day. This was the only day at sea on this 7 day … Continued

Mediterranean Cruise – Barcelona

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May 13 It really felt good to sleep in a little and not be in a rush to get off the ship today. It was cool in the morning but after the 86 degree day yesterday in Aix au Provence … Continued

Travel in France – Aix-en-Provence

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May 12 Aix-en-Provence After touring Avignon the next stop was  the town of Aix-en-Provence which I had heard described as a little Paris minus the museums. Our French tour guide Thibeaut told us that roughly 150,000 people live in Aix … Continued

Travel in France – The Provence Region – Tour to Avignon

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Saturday May 12 This was an early morning as I had to be ready to leave the ship by 7am for a tour to Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. By 7:15 the tour bus departed the port of Marseille and I was … Continued

Travel in France – The Medieval Village of Eze

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May 11 Eze After the time in Nice the bus then took us to the medieval village of Eze high in the hills and Cecile was still acting as the guide. In Eze it was very hot and I was … Continued

Arrival in Cannes – A Tour of Nice and Later Eze

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Friday May 11 Cannes is on the French Riviera and from what I could see of it from the ship it looked beautiful. This is my first time visiting France and I have always heard that the south of France … Continued

Travel in Italy – Cinque Terre

Thursday May 10 The ship docked in Livorno this morning and Sue and I are both taking a tour to the Cinque Terre. I am very impressed with the efficiency of the cruise ship personnel in organizing the tours and … Continued

Travel in Italy- Mediterranean Cruise

The shuttle came at noon to pick us up to go to Civitavecchia and I met the other passengers with whom I had been corresponding on Cruise Critic. Everyone was reallly nice and excited about the cruise. We boarded the … Continued

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