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A Taste Of Europe with Katakalon, Greece and Dubrovnik, Croatia

I have been ever so busy lately, but that is now the story of my life.  I had to take a few minutes and escape into my dreams back to a trip in 2006 while on the MSC Musica.  We stopped at Katakalon in Greece – this place is ever so colorful – it reminds me of Cefalu in Sicily – oh, how I’d like to get my hands on some of the pictures I took there and then scan them onto my computer.  Until, then….Katakalon is a nice diversification.

Well, here is Katakalon – just a few pictures – we only had a few hours here.

Katakalon, Greece

Katakalon, Greece

That’s me in 2006 in Katakalon

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Katakalon, Greece

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Katakalon, Greece

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Katakalon, Greece

Now, would you like to take a trip to Dubrovnik in Croatia?  This place is stunning and deserves more than a few hours of your time.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

Well, that’s it for today.  Just thought I’d escape to Europe for a while and share some of my pictures with you.  Hope you are all doing well.

Baltimore – it’s so much more!

First you might be asking, why the title?  The answer is simple: because I didn’t take enough pictures – I arrived late from Washington, DC and then only had a few hours the next morning before taking the cruise.   I know Baltimore is a beautiful place – I have been there a long time ago, but don’t even know if I have pictures from back then – would have to search for them.  Here are the pictures of this recent trip to Baltimore (sorry, there’s only a few):

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

It was at least 6:30 pm or so, when we arrived at the hotel, we stayed at the Homewood Suites, a Hilton property on President Street.  This property is shared by the Homewood Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn.

Homewood Suites, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

We decided to eat at the Harbor East Deli, since my kids love pizza.  We ordered an extra large pizza that we all devoured – it was good!  This was a three minute walk or so from our hotel, and we ate at around 8pm.

Harbor East Deli, Baltimore

The next day, went for a walk in the morning and walked past the Harbor East Deli again.  All the pictures in this post were taken within 5 or 10 minutes walking distance of our hotel.

Harbor East Deli, Baltimore

Here are some other pictures:

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore

Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore

Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Then we had to hurry back to the hotel, and we caught a taxi to the cruise terminal.  It was a 8 minute  or so ride that cost $18.  In the next post, I will show you pictures of the Enchantment Of The Seas – the cruise ship that we took from Baltimore to Bermuda.