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The Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania

After a long day in Transylvania, we relaxed this morning and secured a late checkout. We are transferring hotels to join the cruise line tour group. After a big breakfast, we took a cab to the Village Museum (Muzeul Satului … Continue reading

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Countryside Touring in Transylvania and Wallachia, Romania

Ok, I admit it.  When I knew we were coming to Romania for a River Cruise I wanted to come in a few days early so I could visit Transylvania.  Its not that I believe in vampires, but there is … Continue reading

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Arriving Bucharest for our Eastern European Cruise through the Iron Gates

Boris and I are off to Eastern Europe for another River Cruise.  We will visit Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, and Hungry, starting in Bucharest and ending in Budapest.  Serbia will be a new country for me.  Because I wanted to … Continue reading

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Castaway Cay and a Fantasy Farewell

This is our last full cruise day and we are docking in our third and final port of Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas.  We woke to the Captain’s announcement that bad weather was anticipated and that we … Continue reading

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Star Wars Day at Sea aboard the Disney Fantasy

There have been teasers all week, but this is our last sea day and the culmination of the Star Wars cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy.  On schedule, we got up and went to the Royal Court dining room for brunch. … Continue reading

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St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and a First Order Invasion

Having been to St. Thomas many times, we decided not to book an excursion.  I highly recommend the beaches on St. Thomas, Magen’s Bay being perhaps the most popular.  It is a rather interesting ride out there too.  You don’t … Continue reading

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Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and a Pirate’s Life for Me.

We have been so bad about sleeping late that we bit the bullet and scheduled an early (7:30 am) beach excursion for today.  I am not sure if I have ever been to Tortola before.  We ordered room service (only … Continue reading

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