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A ferry, a short party cruise, a local cruise, a gateway to the Baltic, Amsterdam can feature in so many cruise programs. However, it is for many a taster, a few days on a ship for the first time. Amsterdam is close, exciting and diverse. 17th century wealthy local merchants built elegant homes alongside the many canals following the...
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Famous for the red light district and the Beatles, Hamburg is on many taster cruises and ferry trips as well as the first or last stop on many longer cruises to the Baltics or beyond. Hamburg offers a lot to see, can be walked, but you will be tired after a long day ashore because the ship does not...
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Chocolates and Happiness - Yes, those roses are all made of chocolate.EVERYTHING else is made of chocolate too. Amongst the thousands of great choice shops, this is the queen... and it is here - the box shows you C&H on Google maps.GOOGLE MAP TO CHOCOLATE AND HAPPINESS  Gino says, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate!" He should...
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P&O Cruises is owned by the American Carnival company, sold in 2000. P&O Ferries is a British-based company under the parent company of an investment company that manages and supervises a very wide portfolio of businesses and projects in may areas for the Government of Dubai, called Dubai World. I mention all this because Dubai, which for years was based around...
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One of the best ways to see Bruges is on a simple and very cheap Canal Boat tour because it cuts through this UNESCO World Heritage city and introduces you to its cultural, architectural and historical importance. Most canal tours take only 30 minutes and you will see medieval architecture including low bridges you have to duck under. We highly recommend...
Unravel the mystery of the amazing Baltics. You may want to see the Baltic Cruise film guides and tours without having to read the blogs, well at last we have started to clean up the hundreds of films on the  Doris Visits YouTube Channel. So, if you are off to a destination, like the Baltics, finding the films is easy. You...
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Honfleur flourished after the French Revolution, when the hereditary monarchy and the feudal system of French nobility were abolished and it's ship owners could start a slave trade of their own. The local shipowners made fortunes from North America and Canada where Samuel de Champlain, a local explorer founded the Canadian city of Quebec. Looking at the enchanting area now...
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The Adonia has been sold and will move to Azamara Cruises in 2018 where it will sail as the Azamara Pursuit. I am sure her last few cruises with P&O will be quite special. We certainly have cherished moments as she was the only ship to take you to places like Bequia, otherwise a day trip from St. Vincent....
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The name probably comes from the old Dutch name for bridge, 'Brugga'. The first fortifications were built after Julius Caesar's conquest of the Menapii in the first century BC, to protect the coastal area against pirates. However, due to it's important position there have been settlements in this area since the iron and bronze ages. It is worth the...
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