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That's right -- one of the only passenger icebreakers in operation -- the Kapitan Khelbnikov -- has announced it will end its career as an … Author Mary Curry This morning, we were transferred to the airport by our tour coordinator. I was really impressed by their service throughout. At the airport, they had someone waiting for us to speed us through check … Author Mary Curry Today, we were driven through the crazy Cairo traffic to two of the most extravagant mosques from the Middle Ages. I was asked to wear a green sack-like garment to enter but no head covering. The … Author Mary Curry This morning we were greeted at the hotel by our Egypt operator including a tour coordinator, guide, and driver for the two of us. They drove us to the Meridien Pyramids to check into our room … Author Mary Curry We were very late disembarking today as we waited until 11am for their immigration officials to come onboard and finish our forms. Once we finally disembarked, we made a hurried tour of Alexandria … Author Mary Curry This morning, nearly a third of our ship was ill with stomach issues, likely from the Syrian food. Fortunately, this was a day at sea so we all had time to rest up.
We took a bridge tour with … Author Mary Curry We had a large buffet breakfast with lots of Middle Eastern fare (salads, cheeses, olives, hummus) as well as American favorites.
We then visited the Great Collonade, agor, and palace baths of … Author Elizabeth Conway Kuna woman with molas - compliments of Sapibenga lodge
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In the Caribbean Sea, a few miles off the … Author Mary Curry We arrived pierside to the industrial port of Tartus this morning. The Syrian Immigration officials boarded our ship including three masked health officers. These health officers watched us disembark … Author Elizabeth Conway Win a Patagonia Wildlife Safari trip: EcoCamp's Suite Domes
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Back by popular demand... I am pleased to announce our new Trip … Author Mary Curry We arrived to the port of Tasucu as one of the only tourist ships to visit the semi-remote area. The mayor greeted our ship with a large welcome sign, sweets, and flowers for the ship. He also … Author Mary Curry Today we took a large tender to shore at Fethiye. We met our fantastic local Turkish guides and boarded buses up to Xanthos, capital of the Lycian Empire. The Lycian people of the 4th century BC had … Author Mary Curry Today we arrived early to Rhodes, ancient site of the Colloseus of Rhodes, one of the Ancient Wonders of the World. There are no traces of the bronze Colloseus that was supposedly destroyed by an … Author Mary Curry Today we had a buffet breakfast on the sundeck. The spread, like all of the meals on the ship, was extensive, including most of the traditional American and European breakfast staples as well as … Author Mary Curry We woke early for breakfast on the 7th floor restaurant. Most tables had stunning views of the Acropolis, though we settled for a spot with limited views so that we wouldn't have to wait.
This … Author Mary Curry Slideshow We embarked on a luxury small ship cruise from Athens to Alexandria with land tours into Syria and Cairo. Along the way, we saw the site of four Ancient Wonders of the World and other ancient sites … Author Mary Curry We were very jet lagged and didn't sleep much last night. We both woke up at 2:30am and stayed awake for ~ 4 hours reading before napping through the morning. Fortunately, the Centrotel had a … Author Mary Curry We arrived into Athens on time (after 3 long flights- hooray!) and caught the Metro into town. It was rush hour and crowded so I tried to keep careful watch on all of our luggage. Just as we were … Author Elizabeth Conway Snorkeling during a Turneffe Atoll Adventure
Boasting the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, Belize offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. This 8-day Belize tour … Author Tamra Ortega Well today was our final day in Ecuador. We decided not to do too much as we have to leave for the airport at 1:30pm, three hours before our flight.
We spent the time packing and repacking and … Author Tamra Ortega Day two of Otavalo, started badly..no breakfast for me…I was getting a tinge of Montezuma’s revenge, or maybe Quechua’s revenge as we are in Ecuador. I accidentally forgot to … Author Tamra Ortega Today we were starting our two day trip to Otavalo and surrounding towns. Many of the towns and villages nearby are famous for their own particular crafts. Cotacachi is the main place for Ecuadorian … Author Tamra Ortega Today we had an early departure 6:00am….but not before breakfast. Felt sorry for the women who had served us dinner late the night before and then had to get up earlier than normal today to … Author Tamra Ortega Today was the final hiking day. So it was up early, Eat breakfast and then out. We first went to the Tortoise Preserve where they were breeding the Cerro Paloma Tortoises. Scientists found that when …