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... We had not been on one of those for many years. Cruising offered far more activities than the resorts I had seen, and there was the regular prospect of new ports to explore. We have been home over a week now and I am still wrestling with my overall assessment of the experience.
I cannot fault Holland America for the package they put together. Keeping two thousand people entertained for 11 days is a daunting task - we are all so different ...
... interesting, but it all went well after sorting out our luggage. The four and a half hour bus ride was broken up by a stop at a posh coach service area, reasonable loos, and we had a free lunch as we seemed to have joined in with three coach tours having a lunch stop. We did buy our own beers though. Mac was hoping for a free glass of wine but we didn't get that.
We both had a nap on the bus. Arriving at the bus station at Cienfuegos we thought we were ...
... to enjoy the “best coffee in the country.” Discussed coffee culture in Cuba and throughout the world and how cafes act as places for social interaction.
Las Terrazas is now part of UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve, much of it reforested coffee plantation. Real reforestation began in the late 1960s by the local farmers who were concerned that their land had been degraded by former French coffee ...
... large man, but the room did have a great view over the town. Loretta got lost as she couldn't make it into the ancient cast iron lift, but we met up again on the roof bar where the lift attendant was having a violent altercation with a guest. This enhanced our mojitos no end and I am sure Hemingway would have approved. At lunch we were serenaded on the accordion by yet another local looking for tips. I thought his choice ...
... be seen aport. Our Ship’s Master is Captain Nikolas Christodoulakis. The Chief Engineer is Nicolaos Politsis. The Staff Captain is Nikolaos Zacharopoulos. The Guest Relations Manager is Nick Shrives. All Nicks, all the time. This is a disappointment for Sandy in particular. When we last sailed aboard Constellation, our Captain was the young and sexy Tasos Kafetzis who is vacationing this week. See the Istanbul blog entries ...
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