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European cruising; all the luxuries, but on the thrifty side!

European cruising; all the luxuries, but options to save about 35% off regular pricing! This is the story of thrifty European cruising by Ellen and George Wehrs of Stockton and Diana and Bob Boehme of Spokane, WA. The Wehrs are new friends who read my earlier features about travel on Grand Circle Cruises in Europe […]

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Nazi Germany haunts European river cruise (an addition to my earlier blog)

              We recently completed an 800 mile river cruise on Grand Circle Cruise Lines, from Vienna, Austria to Amsterdam, Netherlands.  The voyage took us through about 600 miles of south and central Germany.  History reaching back over a thousand years, stunning scenery, and, almost everywhere, remnants of the Nazis […]

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Cruising the grand rivers of Europe – Vienna, through Germany to Amsterdam, 2014 (part 1of 2)

Horses await customers for their buggies outside Vienna’s St. Stephan’s Cathedral. Have you always wanted to visit Europe?  Or, taken a short trip and felt lost in the immensity of Europe’s history and diversity? My spouse, Susan, and I have been retired for about a year and a half, and have discussed how to best tour […]

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