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Valencia Day 3

We visited the Ceramic Museum today. The exterior is adorned with rococco putti and alabaster statues. The museum is within the former Palace Marques de Dos Aguas which dates from the 15th Century but was ‘refurbished’ in 1740. La Lonja or Silk … Continue reading

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Valencia Day 2

Today we rented bikes from the hotel and cycled the length of the Turia Gardens that was formed in the former riverbed of the river Turia which was drained and rerouted after a catastrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed … Continue reading

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Bergen, Norway – 4th July

The one fact most people know about Bergen is that it rains a lot!  Over 88 inches a year on average.  And it was the only place it rained over our 2 week cruise.  We managed to avoid the rain … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz

Since Bill had worked on Thanksgiving Day, we decided to take off Monday instead and I was fortunate to find a special offer at a Santa Cruz hotel.  The Dream Inn is right on the beach and we lucked out … Continue reading

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