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People Along the Way

People Along the Way

A lot of the joy of travel is the various people you meet. This guy serenaded us with his delightful bagpipe while we were in London. While we were in St. Petersburg on a tour from our ship we ate lunch in what used to be a ruler’s stable. Now it is a very lovely restaurant with marble floors and fancy bathrooms.   I can’t speak too highly of the food, however. This was their rendition of Beef Stroganoff. We…

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Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Because we had propeller problems in Stavenger, Norway, we didn’t leave until 2:00 a.m. Sunday. We rushed full steam ahead to make it to Southampton, England in time to catch our flights homeward. The entire ship buzzed with a million inquiries about changed flights, private taxi rides to the airports, and cancelled tours to Stonehenge. We decided to stick to our original plan to ride the provided bus to London’s Heathrow Airport. We pulled into port a couple of hours…

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