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Santorini Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea about 120 miles from the mainland of Greece. Considered by many to be one of the world's most beautiful islands, it is a tender port visited normally by small and medium size ships and there is a cable car up from the port. This film is Elizabeth and David from the Ruby...
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Corsica City Guide, Jean's film for Doris Visits We visited Corsica as an added bonus on our Mediterranean cruise. The winds were too strong for the ship and tenders to go in at Cannes, so to avoid wasting a day at sea the ship took us to the French island of Corsica. Arriving at 0930hrs and leaving at 1730hrs this...
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Cartagena City Guide, Jean's video report for Doris Visits It is normal to arrive around 8am and re-board by 1630hrs from a ship. https://youtu.be/nPUPNxVMClo Cartagena is located in the Region of Murcia and is very often on a Mediterranean cruise. It is an important Naval Port as well as the gateway to Murcia. It has been inhabited for two millennium, and the town...
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La Spezia Guide, video report by Jean for Doris Visits La Spezia is situated in Northern Italy between Genoa and Pisa. It is a commercial port with a modern terminal and one that is easy to explore from. It is straightforward to get the train to Pisa or Florence. Also, Cinque Terre is a very popular place to visit from...
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Alicante a city and a port on the Cost Blanca The Mediterranean is a very popular cruise route and Alicante is almost always on it somewhere as the second stop after either Gibraltar or Lisbon. We arrived around 8am and had to re-board by 1630hrs, that is fairly standard. Alicante is what we call an easy port. There is enough to...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Jean's video report of the town for Doris Visits It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find a hotel like the great one we found in Rome using our Hotel Ap. From La Spezia port you can either take...
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Doris Visits Madeira with an overnight stay. After three days at sea which seemed to fly by, we arrived in Madeira, otherwise known as the Garden Island because of the wonderful display of sub-tropical plants and flowers. A few months before we arrived there was a terrible bush fire that destroyed homes and killed three people. The results were seen from the...
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Doris Visits Tenerife, Canary Islands on the P&O ship Azura A628 Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and it has an active volcano, Mount Teide, which often rumbles and has a dramatic moonscape landscape now a National Park. Other landscapes here are the verdant valleys and lush plantations and vast pinewoods to the glorious beaches. There is a lot...
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In Bruges, eat chocolate, see the film. Chocolates and Happiness Yes those roses are all made of chocolate. So is EVERYTHING else. Gino says, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate!" He should have been the 5th Beatle. I interviewed Gino at the end of the day and sadly the equipment was as tired as I and the batteries went...
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London's West End Theatres This is just a fun look at some of the theatres I have grown up visiting and working in, says our main presenter Jean Heard. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4cne0u_top-10-london-west-end-theatres_travel If you are visiting London, also have a look at my Lillie Langtry Film because that is a journey worth walking. Or if you are in sunny London, take a canal boat ride...
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