Profile of a Wine Cruise

If the thought of a ‘Wine Cruise’ on the rivers of Europe sounds interesting to you, then take a look at this short video which explains the concept:

AMA Wine link

AMA Wine glass ship vertical collage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shared Videos #1

For the last couple of months, we’ve enjoyed sharing photos from our clients with great shots from around the world.  Now, we thought it might be fun to switch and share come videos, instead of stills.  Several cruise lines have very nicely produced videos featuring destinations, ships and points of interest from various locations.  We find most to be not that of a ‘commercial’, or a ‘hard sell’, but rather very informative and enjoyable.

Today, the first in our series is a two & a half minute video from Viking Cruises with their new Mississippi itinerary coming in 2022.

click here to view:

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Viking Mississippi ship

Viking has a full library of online videos; click here if you care to view more.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #39

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

Today we have photos from close to home in the Northwest area of the U.S. & Canada  from Nina H.:

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Mt Rainer

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Chuhuly Pavilion in Seattle

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inside Chuhuly Pavilion in Seattle

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Fish throwing at the Seattle Public Market

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Seattle Public Market

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Music at the Public Market

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Houseboats on Lake Union in Seattle

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the Museum of Flight in Seattle

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Butchart Gardens, Victoria

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Butchart Gardens, Victoria

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Butchart Gardens, Victoria

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #38

Happy first day of July!

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

The Panama Canal itinerary is today’s feature from Nina H.:

Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena, Columbia

Fort in Cartagena, Columbia

Fort in Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena, Columbia

Parrot enjoying the fresh air

Parrot enjoying the fresh air

Narrow street in Cartagena, Columbia

Narrow street in Cartagena, Columbia

Docked in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

Docked in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

Observation deck at Panama Canal

Observation deck at Panama Canal

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #37

Last Monday of June! 

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

Today’s feature is from Barcelona, Spain:

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Sagrada Familia, on track to be completed in 2026

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Sagrada Familia massive interior

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Sagrada Familia example of the many stained glass windows

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Park Güell

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Park Güell

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Park Güell

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Park Güell, overlooking Barcelona

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Park Güell

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Barcelona Cable Car from Montjuic to the Old Port

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Cathedral of Barcelona

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Cathedral of Barcelona interior

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Plaça de Catalunya

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famed Gaudi architecture

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El Nacional indoor food court

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Local Market

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Local Market interior

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Sagrada Familia facade

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #36

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

The one and only St. Petersburg, Russia is our photo share for today:

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Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, next to cruise ship dock

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Hermitage Museum

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Hermitage Museum interior

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Hermitage Museum many works of art

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 Monument to the Russian Emperor Paul I in the courtyard of the Mikhailovsky Castle

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St. Isaac’s Cathedral

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Savior on the Spilled Blood

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Savior on the Spilled Blood interior

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Savior on the Spilled Blood ceiling artwork

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Catherine Palace

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Catherine Palace carriage display in stables

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Catherine Palace Amber Room

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Catherine Palace from a distance

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Peterhof Grand Palace

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Peterhof Grand Palace interior

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Peterhof Grand Palace fountains

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Peterhof Grand Palace church building

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #35

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

The classic sights of London are our features in today’s shared photos:

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Victoria and Albert Museum

inside Victoria and Albert Museum

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Natural History Museum

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Prince Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens

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Prince Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens

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Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain at Piccadilly Circus

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St James Tavern, a classic London Pub

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Classic Pub lunch at St James Tavern

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Hotel Russell, overlooking Russell Square

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Russell Square

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The British Museum

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inside the British Museum

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Charming window boxes near the British Museum

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You KNOW this one!

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British flag proudly flying over Parliment

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Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey

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Fun lamp post near Big Ben

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Tower of London

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Tower Bridge

 

 

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #34

Happy Monday!  We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

The one and only Machu Picchu is today’s featured photo share:

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We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #33

MORE PHOTOS on this Friday.  We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

Today’s photos are from the Provence region in Southern France, as seen from a river cruise from Avignon to Lyon:

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bridge over the Rhone in Arles, France

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other end of the bridge over the Rhone in Arles, France

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Rhone River in Arles, France

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Arles Ampitheater

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Arles Ampitheater interior

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classic doorway in Arles

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Cafe Van Gogh, inspiration for Van Gogh’s famous painting

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Provencal experience at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Provencal experience at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Cowboy demonstration at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Cowboy demonstration at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Provencal luncheon at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Provencal luncheon table settings at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Hostesses in local dress at Provencal luncheon  at family owned ranch in Camargue

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Flower market in Avignon

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Flower market in Avignon

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tasing sign

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tasing

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tasing

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine store

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine products

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape region

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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Shared Photos – Post #32

Another Monday and still MORE PHOTOS!   We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

Thinking again of ‘close to home’ locations, today’s photos are from the great port city of Charleston, SC, with many historic churches and classic architecture:

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U.S. Customs House, on the waterfront

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Historic Charleston City Market, extends back for several blocks!

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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, interior

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Saint Michael’s Church, a colonial landmark

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Gothic Revival French Huguenot Church

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Historic Circular Congregational Church

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St. Philip’s Church, city’s oldest congregation (1838)

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Washington Square

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Classic example of the remaining cobblestone streets

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Typical street fronts

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Large homes & historic homes along the waterfront

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The Calhoun Mansion Museum

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The Calhoun Mansion entrance

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examples of the many classic window boxes

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Joseph Manigault House, 1803

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local garden entrance

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classic example of a Charleston courtyard

We continue to ask our clients and friends to share their travel photos so that we could post them and remind ourselves of the joy which travel brings AND of which it will bring again, when conditions allow.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not too late to send your photos, if you have not done so already; we’d love to add

them to our upcoming posts!  If so, please email to info@CruiseEscapes.com and include

the location where each photo was taken.

More will follow soon; watch for our next post !

 

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