Category Archives: Trips

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 — St Petersburg 2 Photo Album

On our second day in St Petersburg Russia, we went on an excursion to visit the two (2) most famous summer palaces outside the city. The first was Catherine Palace, in the town of Pushkin. It was the preferred getaway … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — St Petersburg 1 Photo Album

St Petersburg, to me, was the highlight of our Scandinavian Cruise. I was totally excited about visiting Russia, especially the elegant city of the Tsars. Unfortunately, our first day was somewhat ruined by heavy rain in the afternoon when we … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Berlin Photo Album

Berlin was a total surprise! I was never much interested in going there. It didn’t sound like a very interesting city and I assumed that there was so┬ámuch damage during World War II that there was little of interest to … Continue reading

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My Personal Cancer Journey — Scandinavian Cruise — Aarhus Photo Album

When we stopped in Aarhus, I was totally unfamiliar with the city. Quite frankly, I had never heard of Aarhus before the cruise and I doubted that there was much to be seen here. However, we were pleasantly surprised. We … 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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Scandinavian Cruise — Farewell from Copenhagen

Today is the always bitter-sweet return home. We have enjoyed our sojourn in the delightful countries of Scandinavia but we will both welcome the opportunity to return to the familiar environs of Cranston, Rhode Island. With that in mind, we … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Copenhagen 2

Today, we have the luxury of a whole day without a lot to do. We did most of our sightseeing yesterday on our long walk. However, I saved part of my Walking Tour of Copenhagen for today to give us … Continue reading

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