Archive for July, 2018

An Apple (Cider) A Day…

Our next adventure took us north of the border to Quebec City, Canada to join our next Holland America ship, the Veendam. Arriving a day earlier than embarkation was a good thing since our luggage didn’t arrive with us in Quebec. It turns out, that since we flew via Toronto […]

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Things Get Fishy in Germany

At first glance Rostock may not seem your typical travel destination.  On the day we arrived in port, the sun was hidden by heavy gray clouds and the first landmark we saw from the bow was a nuclear power plant.  But there is more than meets the eye in on […]

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Scandinavian Summer

Helsinki isn’t known for its dining, but it should be.  I had some of the best food of our entire Baltic trip in Finland.  Our first stop was a food market where I sampled cured reindeer meat on fresh local bread – delicious.  Shortly thereafter we walked down the town’s […]

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