Ketchikan

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”

Port of Call Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Heart of The Netherlands Approaching The Netherlands from the North Sea cruise ships navigate the North Sea Canal. The canal runs from the IJmuiden locks to the Coenhaven. East of the Coenhaven, the waterway is called the River IJ (both letters are capitalized) and continues up to the Oranjesluizen locks located in the easternContinue reading “Port of Call Amsterdam”

The Port of Call Oslo, Norway

The Port of Oslo, Norway Historic, modern, remarkable Oslo. We can’t think of enough superlatives to describe this beautiful city. Within a couple of square mile area are great shops and restaurants, the Royal Palace, a truly incredible art museum, a flower market and the historic fortress. Where Your Ship Docks Most cruise ships willContinue reading “The Port of Call Oslo, Norway”

The Port of Venice, Italy

Port of Call Venice One of the most popular ports of call on Mediterranean cruises, Venice (in Italian Venezia) is also regularly an over-night stay for many cruise itineraries and a port of departure for some cruises. It is an island city criss-crossed with a number of canals and is home to the iconic gondola.Continue reading “The Port of Venice, Italy”