2010 2nd half

New York, USA

Docking in New York required passing through US Immigration and we were free to go up the hill to 5th Avenue stopping at Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall. After viewing St. Patrick’s Cathedral we walked down to Times Square, had lunch and then proceeded to Columbus Circle. From there we headed back to 5th Ave. to FAO Schwartz. We returned to the pier via 50th Street. The sail away out of New York was spectacular as always.     Statue of Liberty Ellis Island F A O Schwarz F A O Schwarz Columbus Circle Times Square Times Square St. Patrick’s Cathedral Radio...

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Bermuda

In Bermuda we had to anchor due to the pier in Hamilton was under construction. So we had to use a local ferry boat to get into town.         Ferry Tender Session’s House Cabinent Building & Cenotaph Anchored in the Great Sound Anchored in the Great Sound Great Sound in...

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Ponta Delgada, Azores

After 2 days at sea we were in the Azores. Here we docked  in Ponta Delgada. We first went to the municipal market and then strolled around the town.         Ponta Delgada City street City pedestrian street Court House City Gates City Gates Market Market Ponta...

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Belem, Portugal (Day 2 in Lisbon)

On our second day in Lisbon we took the trolley to the suburb of Belem. We first went to Monument to the Discoveries and took the elevator up to the top for some panoramic views of Belem. We then proceeded along the river bank to Belem Tower and then to the Monastery of Jeronimos were we toured the Cloisters. We then had lunch in a very small restaurant before finally going to the National Coach Museum.     National Coach Museum Restaurant Os Jeronimos Monastery of Jeronimos Cloisters Cloisters Cloisters Cloisters Monastery of Jeronimos Monastery of Jeronimos Belem Tower Belem...

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Lisbon, Portugal (Day 1)

From our pier we walked to the bus stop and rode it into the Trade Square. Here we started our walk up the Rua Augusta, the main pedestrian street. At the end of this street we found our way to the Funicular crossing through several plazas. We rode the funicular to the top to the Bairro Alto region. Here we had lunch in an old monastery and then walked back down to the Trade Square and took a trolley back to the ship.     Tiled Building Tiled Building National Guard Headquarters Lunch in Cevejaria da Trindade Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara Funicular on Elevdor da Gloria Praca...

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The White Villages (Cadiz), Spain

In Cadiz we took a tour to see the White Villages of Andalusia. After a southerly drive in land we arrived at the town of Vejer de la Frontera, A hill top town with Moorish influences. We then proceeded to the coast to the town of Conil de la Frontera. Along the way we passed the Trafalgar Cape Lighthouse.     Conil de la Frontera Conil de la Frontera Conil de la Frontera Trafalgar Cape Lighthouse Vejer de la Frontera Vejer de la Frontera Vejer de la Frontera Vejer de la Frontera Vejer de la Frontera Vejer de la Frontera Countryside in the Frontera Conil de la...

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