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Scandinavian Cruise — Copenhagen 2 Photo Album

Since we managed to see most of the city sights on our first day walk, our second day in Copenhagen was spent primarily at Tivoli Gardens, the ancient amusement park that is so beloved by the Danish people. Because the … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Copenhagen 1 Photo Album

At the end of our cruise, we decided to spend two (2) extra nights in Copenhagen. Our hotel, the Radisson Blu Royal was very nice and was in a perfect location, across the street from Tivoli Gardens and one block … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Stockholm Photo Album

I was a bit nervous about our stop in Stockholm, Sweden, since it was to be our shortest time in port (7:30 – 1:30), yet the cruise ship docks are the farthest away from the City Center (about a 15 … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Helsinki Photo Album

On our day in Helsinki we concentrated our attention in the City Center, the area around the harbor where most of the tourist attractions are located. We tried something different here, however. We purchased tickets on the “Hop on, Hop … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Tallinn Photo Album

The Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were under Soviet domination as part of the USSR for many years. With the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, these countries became independent nations again. Estonia, indeed, is a member … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Oslo Photo Album

Because of the poor internet connection (dial-up) on the cruise ship, I was unable to post pictures of our stops along our Scandinavian Cruise (except for 1 photo in Oslo). Thus, I will now follow those original posts with photo … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Maui

Maui, Hawai’i’s Valley Isle, is a lush alternative to the hustle and bustle of Oahu. The eastern end of the island is dominated by Haleakala Volcano. Popular activities in Haleakala National Park include watching the sunrise from the top of … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Victoria, British Columbia

The charming and beautiful capital city of British Columbia is delightful to walk and chock-full of interesting places to visit. The city revolves around its lovely harbor, a common entryway for visitors. The stately and striking Parliament Building faces the … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Cape Cod

Cape Cod, Massachusetts is quintessential New England.┬áThe weather (incredibly changeable), the people (reserved, staid), and the architecture (gray, weathered wooden buildings) all harken to an earlier time when life was simpler and conditions were harsh. Despite the hordes of tourists … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Honolulu

The Hawaiian capital city of Honolulu is the main entry point into and largest urban center on the Hawaiian islands. It is a modern, cosmopolitan city with multiple attractions for the tourist. It is also the ideal base of operations … Continue reading

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