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Thursday, July 23: Istanbul, Turkey Left the ship soon after docking at 4:30pm. Walked all the way out of the pier and to the tram stop. Bought 9L ($6) worth of tokens for 3 trips each (1.5 Lire...
Saturday, July 25: Mykonos, Greece When it was time to go ashore, we got a large bottle of cold water ($2.95) for our ship's bottle holder with strap that we bought at the exit on another day. We...
Sunday, July 26: Kusadasi, Turkey Today was our 40th anniversary! We had arranged a tour with Hello Ephesus for the day. Got up at 8am because our guide wouldn't be here until 9am. I finished...
Monday, July 27: Santorini, Greece Our ship was to arrive in Santorini at 8am. But due to an accident the night before involving 2 crewmembers, one seriously injured in a fall, the captain turned the...
Thursday, July 9: Livorno, Italy Got up before 6:00am; we were already docked in Livorno. Breakfast, ordered for delivery between 6 & 6:30, was late. Got off the boat at about 7:10. We found another...
Friday, July 10: Civitavecchia, Italy Had an early breakfast in the room -- ordered too much food, and our bodies are not quite awake yet! Had to call room service for the 2% milk, which was missing....
July 11: Messina, Sicily Our port times were 2-11pm, so we got to see our entrance into Messina and the Peloritan Mountains. Our nephew & niece met us as we were getting off in port & drove us to...
Monday, July 13: Nafplion, Greece After a nice breakfast of Eggs Benedict & some fresh squeezed orange juice, we went to the Queen's Lounge to get our tender tickets. We got off at about...
Tuesday, July 14: Katakolon, Greece Had breakfast delivered early & got off the ship about 8am or a little before. Walked toward the train station. The ship's information, detailed in most respects,...
Wednesday, July 15: Corfu, Greece Awoke to gorgeous views of Corfu harbor! Had breakfast in the Lido and disembarked by 8:30am. Took the free shuttle to the port entrance, then waited for the person...
Thursday, July 16: Dubrovnik, Croatia The ship was docking at 7am at Gruz harbor, but we didn't know what would be open at that time, so we dressed and went to the Lido for breakfast. (One place I...
Friday, July 17: Venice, Day 1 Sailed in to Venice in the morning, while the crew passed out cannoli. Everyone's favorite sail-in! We are here for 3 full days. The ship normally docks in Split,...
Continuation of Trip & Cruise Sunday, July 19: Trieste, Italy We got up early to take daughter Cate to the airport. So we grabbed a snack & headed to Piazzale Roma. We bought aeroporto bus tickets at...
Continuation of Europe Trip & Cruise Wednesday, July 22: Piraeus, Greece - to Athens We got up at 7:15 am and left the ship at 8:30am. Took our ship's free shuttle to the port entrance, then a taxi...
Continuation of our Mediterranean cruise: Wednesday, July 8: Monte Carlo, Monaco We went on deck to watch the scenery along the Cote d' Azur. Got tender tickets & got off the ship about noon. The...
Sunday, June 28: Arrival in Barcelona My husband Jim, teenage daughter Cate and I arrived in Barcelona on Sunday, June 28, at about 7:30 pm. We picked up our luggage and found the lockers fairly...
Wednesday, July 1: Barcelona to Warsaw Got on the plane to Warsaw. LOT had comfortable seats, a nice deli lunch, lots of bread and rolls. Buses wait at the airport to take passengers to the terminal....

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