Monthly Archives: December 2019

A Baltic Journey: Russia (part 2)

The State Hermitage Museum seen from Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshad) The day we visited the Hermitage, it was packed with tour groups given in many languages. Our large Cunard group was masterfully guided by a Russian tour guide – a … Continue reading

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A Baltic Journey: Russia (part 1)

St. Petersburg

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A Baltic Journey: Finland

A rainy day in Helsinki Havis Amanda Fountain and Sculpture  by Ville Vallgren Bicycles at the edge of Esplanadi Park Esplanadi (Espa) Park Helsinki Central Station Helsinki Central Station Helsinki Central Station Senate Square and the Lutheran Cathedral of St. … Continue reading

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A Baltic Journey: Germany

The Queen Elizabeth docked in Warnemünde Whenever I tell anyone that I am going on a trip, the predictable question asked of me is, “Where are you going to in Portugal?” But as much as I enjoy visits to the … Continue reading

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