S: Cruise on the Mediterranean: February 2011
FC: Cruise on the Mediterranean | February 2011
2: It started as a Powerpoint...
3: Due to riots in Egypt, we were rerouted to Istanbul instead of Alexandria | Daughters of the year award? I think so!
5: Walking Tour and Market
6: Gaudi | La Sagrada Familia | Opposite: Casa Batlló and Casa Milá
8: And now, for the CRUISE!!!!! | Just a tad bit excited...
9: our stellar room- it's SO big!
10: Port 1: Civitaveccia (Rome)
11: The Colosseum
12: The Roman Forum
13: The Spanish Steps The Trevi Fountain
14: Sailing around Italy...
15: Happy Birthday Mike! | We ate dinner at the Mexican Restaurant on board. They had delicious margaritas! | Dinner followed by dancing at the club
16: In Rome, we followed a group of people who seemed like they knew where they were going (they had a map!)... This is how we met Joyce and Harold from Toronto, who remained our traveling buddies for the rest of the trip! | Joyce and Harold
17: Port 2: Piraeus (Athens)
18: The Acropolis
20: The Temple of Olympian Zeus
21: Syntagma Square Parliament The National Gardens | Evzones- the National Guard
22: Port 3: Ephesus
26: Ephesus: The Celsus Library
29: Arriving in Istanbul...
30: Port 4: Istanbul | I had been traveling in Istanbul prior to this cruise, so I was familiar with the territory. This helped a lot with figuring out where to go with just a day and a half.
31: The Grand Bazaar (and all the goodies we bought!)
32: The Blue Mosque
33: Basilica Cistern
34: Topkapi Palace | and sailing away...
35: Back on the ship for...
36: A full day on board! | Salsa lessons | Exploring the boat | Wine tasting
37: Exercising! | Dinner with our pals | late night dancing
38: Port 5: Malta
39: St. Paul's Shipwreck Church
41: St. John's Co-Cathedral
45: Our last days on board... | The Chocolate Buffet | The Staff Performance
46: Back in Barcelona
50: Back in Barcelona