Port of Call Belize

Visiting Belize And Belize City The name Belize is traditionally believed to have been derived from the Spanish pronunciation of the last name of Peter Wallace, a Scottish buccaneer who may have begun the first settlement at the mouth of the Belize River about 1638. It was also a major part of the Maya civilizationContinue reading “Port of Call Belize”

Todays Featured Poster • Ketchikan, Alaska

A popular port in Alaska, Ketchikan was founded on salmon canneries and logging. The logging business is gone and has been replaced with tourism but salmon fishing is still big business. Don’t pass up the opportunity to bring home some canned or smoked salmon. These giclée prints will soon be available in several sizes andContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Ketchikan, Alaska”

The Port of Barcelona, Spain

One of Europes major cruise ports Barcelona is worth a couple of days spent exploring, sampling the food and visiting the shops. Easy to get around in and very walkable. Port of Call Barcelona Spain Barcelona is one of the two largest cruise ports in the Mediterranean and is used as an embarkation port asContinue reading “The Port of Barcelona, Spain”

The Port of San Diego

The Port of Call of San Diego in Southern California What’s not to like with a near perfect year-round temperature, 70 miles of coastline and beaches, a major U.S. Naval Base, an interesting historic area and world famous Balboa Park. Balboa features 17 museums, numerous galleries and performing arts venues along with the incredible SanContinue reading “The Port of San Diego”

The Cruise Port of Aruba

Located deep in the Southern Caribbean, Aruba, The Netherlands Antilles is a popular vacation destination and cruise port of call. Aruba deservedly is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean along with its almost perfect weather. Taking advantage of those assets the government and businesses have invested heavily in building upContinue reading “The Cruise Port of Aruba”

Short Hikes In Skagway, Alaska

The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest, Alaska The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest in Alaska is the largest U.S. National Forest with 16.7 million acres (26,100 sq mi). Most of its area is temperate rain forest and remote from population centers. The Tongass, which is managed by the United States Forest Service, encompasses islands of the AlexanderContinue reading “Short Hikes In Skagway, Alaska”

Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans

The Big Easy, Bourbon Street, St. Louis Cathedral, Beignets are all associated with America’s most notorious city and it’s waiting for you to visit. NOLA The Big Easy To begin with New Orleans is a destination virtually in a class all by itself. The city and its famous French Quarter are celebrated for history butContinue reading “Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans”

Short Hikes In Ketchikan, Alaska

The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest in Alaska is the largest U.S. National Forest with 16.7 million acres (26,100 sq mi). Most of its area is temperate rain forest and remote from population centers. The Tongass, which is managed by the United States Forest Service, encompasses islands of the Alexander Archipelago,Continue reading “Short Hikes In Ketchikan, Alaska”

Cruise Port Icy Strait Point (ISP), Alaska

Icy Strait Point is a popular nature port of call on Chichagof Island that opened in 2004. The facilities are only open when cruise ships are visiting. It was developed by the native Tlingits and is focused on celebrating the areas history, nature and the Tlingit culture. It is the ideal location for exploring wildlifeContinue reading “Cruise Port Icy Strait Point (ISP), Alaska”

Cruise Port Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos or Mikonos The Greek islands attract people from all over the world and the most popular of these pieces of paradise is Mykonos. It features an exciting nightlife and a cosmopolitan atmosphere that attracts visitors of all ages who come for a number of reasons. The island is famous for partying, relaxation, picturesque villagesContinue reading “Cruise Port Mykonos, Greece”