WDW Neighborhoods – Crescent Lake

Disney World has a number of neighborhoods each with its own character. At the heart of Walt Disney World is the Seven Seas Lagoon with its focus being The Magic Kingdom park. There is also Crescent Lake with its Boardwalk Resort. Crescent Lake connects into World Showcase Lagoon inside Epcot. A short drive to theContinue reading “WDW Neighborhoods – Crescent Lake”

Traveling Through Beaujolais

Spending a week along the Rhône in France. Traveling up the river from Marseille, through historic Avignon, Arles, the Roman city of Vienne and ending up in Lyon, France’s culinary heart. This trip included time visiting the Beaujolais wine region and a number of quaint Provençal villages. Located north of Lyon in eastern France, BeaujolaisContinue reading “Traveling Through Beaujolais”

Civitavecchia – Port of Call Rome

Introduction The Cruise Port of Civitavecchia is a seaside city and the port serving the city of Rome. The city is served by frequent train service from and to Rome along with regular service to other Italian destinations. The Cruise port is only a short five or six block walk from the train station alongContinue reading “Civitavecchia – Port of Call Rome”

The Crane Beach, Barbados

If you consult a map of the Caribbean you can trace an arc of islands stretching from Hispaniola and Puerto Rico down to Trinidad just off the coast of South America. Along that arc are several dozen islands but one, Barbados, sits all alone one hundred miles into the Atlantic Ocean. Its East and SoutheastContinue reading “The Crane Beach, Barbados”