My First Viking Cruise

To be a little more specific, it was my first Viking Ocean cruise. We were on a Viking River cruise in April out of Bordeaux, France, that was thoroughly delightful. This ocean cruise was on the Viking Sea, and I was one of the guest speakers on their iconic Viking Homelands cruise from Bergen, Norway, […]

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Our Upcoming River Cruise

This time tomorrow (as I am writing this post), we will be at the Boise Airport (note that I didn’t say “International Airport”) as we check in for our two flights: first to San Francisco, and then from there to Paris, France! And on Saturday the 13th, we will be taking a train from Paris […]

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A Month in France!

Parlez-vous bien Français? Unfortunately, I do NOT speak French very well. I had the best of intentions to really work on it during the Winter when outside activities are very limited here in Idaho (unless you are snow skiing, which my body gave up on many years ago). That hasn’t stopped me before to go […]

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Visiting Buffalo on a Cruise

Cruise boats in Buffalo? Adventurous travelers look for trips that take them to different and exciting places while pushing the limits of their normal “comfort zones.” Such it is for those traveling with Blount Small Ship Adventures (www.blountsmallshipadventures.com/), a relatively small, but very important, company based in Warren, Rhode Island. I have cruised as an […]

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Speaking on Cruise Ships

Since my early retirement from high technology over ten years ago, one of the more enjoyable activities I’ve been doing is speaking on cruise ships. I’ve spoken on ships that can hold 2,800 passengers down to one that holds a maximum of 82 passengers, but it (and its sister ship) can go exciting places where […]

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