116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretchs from Lebanon in the north to Gaza in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north.
Dominating the passageway from the Atlantic into the Mediterranean the Rock of Gibraltar effectively controls the Straights of Gibraltar and is a British possession. This port of call offers a number of unique experiences for the cruise passenger.
Recently we began using a new approach to making our articles more usable. We have developed pdf versions of our articles specifically to be downloaded, saved and printed. We’re excited at the reception of this feature thus far and will be working to update and convert many previous articles in the future. Below is anContinue reading “Our pdf Library”
Thank you for visiting and welcome to our new posting format. This format provides more flexibility in creating posts and allows us to easily post an additional pdf version that you can download, save or print for future use. We appreciate your support and we welcome your feedback. Visiting Ketchikan – The town gets itsContinue reading “Ketchikan”
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Visiting The Cruise Port of Bar Harbor, Maine A favorite stop for New England and Canada Maritime cruises, Bar Harbor has a lot to offer. The town itself and waterfront are the major attraction with a number of shops and great restaurants to visit. Where Your Ship Docks Bar Harbor is a tender port andContinue reading “The Cruise Port of Bar Harbor Maine”
The cruise port of Akaroa, New Zealand is a popular resort area for New Zealanders being less than fifty miles from Christ Church and is also seeing more frequent visits by cruise ships with the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The cruise port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located onContinue reading “Port of Call Akaroa, New Zealand”
Villefranche-sur-Mer or just Villefranche is a picturesque town on the French Riviera featured on many cruise itineraries. The town itself is between Monte Carlo and Nice with Cannes only a little farther (19 miles) away. The quant waterfront is lined with cafes and restaurants and stretches from the marina, where the tenders tie up, aroundContinue reading “Port of Call Villefranche-sur-Mer”
The cruise port of Akaroa, New Zealand is seeing more frequent visits by cruise ships with the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The cruise port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located on the southeast side of sheltered Akaroa Harbor, centered on the cute resort township of Akaroa. It is onContinue reading “Cruise Port of Call Akaroa, New Zealand”