Mediterranean Cruise – October 2006

My first cruise ever! And I loved it. I vow every year to go on another cruise, but so far haven’t been able to work it into the schedule.

I won’t be going into tons of detail, but wanted to document places I visited during this trip that are featured on “the book.”

This was where we embarked on the cruise, but we arrived a day early to see some of the sights. We should have spent more time here.

The Acropolis – it was a beautiful, clear morning and I could see for miles all around Athens.

First port.

The Roman Ruins of Ephesus

We went scuba diving.

I loved Rome and can’t wait to go back.

Trevi Fountain
Vatican City
Sistine Chapel – we were the last group of the day and had it to ourselves
Mount Etna – we saw lava!

Monte Carlo
Fantasy day spent where the truly rich live, work and play.

The Grand Casino – I left them 20 euros.
Hotel de Paris – beautiful lobby, very expensive

We also went to the Jacques Cousteau museum, but it isn’t in the book.

Museu Picasso – we nearly got kicked out because DH was taking unauthorized pictures.

This was the port where we disembarked. It was a national holiday and many things were closed.


About jewelsworldtravels

I want to see the world! I am armed with the book "1,000 places to see before you die" and I am having a great time. I am also a dog lover and theatre snob.
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