Monthly Archives: December 2015

Longships, Lochs, and an Ancient City: Paris to Prague Part 6

Saturday, November 22. Trier to Bernkastel via Schweich Lovely buffet breakfast onboard. Everything from a speciality of the region (usually sweet), bagels with all the accompaniments, fruit, an omelet station, English fry-up, homemade yoghurt, oatmeal, cream of wheat, juices, cereals, potatoes, … Continue reading

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Road Trip from Paris to Ship via Luxembourg: Paris to Prague Part 5

Saturday, November 21. Paris to Reims cross border to Luxembourg, stop for a tour, then cross border into Germany to where ship is docked Pullman Eiffel Hotel Chef’s last wisdom at breakfast today: the only thing free no matter the country is … Continue reading

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Unbound release day

Exciting news: Neal Shusterman’s Unbound anthology, the fifth book in the Unwind Dystology, was released today. The Simon & Schuster website describes the book: Find out what happens to Connor, Risa, and Lev now that they’ve finally destroyed the Proactive … Continue reading

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Last Day in Paris Includes the d’Orsay: Paris to Prague Part 4

November 20. Day Four in our Paris Extension of our Viking Cruises’ Cities of Light tour. Morning City Tour with Viking Today’s tour began with a drive along the Champs-Élysées, past the Arc de Triomphe to the world-famous Louvre. The remainder of the day … Continue reading

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Mustard, a Basilica, and the French Cancan: Paris to Prague Part 3

November 19. Day Three in our Paris Extension of our Viking Cruises’ Cities of Light tour First taxi stop at the LA MAISON MAILLE PARIS In the center of Paris, Place de la Madeleine, sits a beautiful Maille boutique. Here, hundreds of … Continue reading

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Only Two More Blocks to…: Paris to Prague Part 2

  November 18. Day Two of our Paris Extension of our Viking Cruises’ Cities of Light tour Started with an incredible breakfast at the Pullman Hotel near the Eiffel Tower. Buffet style with a chef preparing custom omelets and wait staff … Continue reading

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God in Her Backpack: Paris to Prague Part 1

Taking the Viking Cruises’ Cities of Light tour in November, we encountered a few challenges: the Paris bombing occurred two days before we left, low water levels in the Rhine required consideration of a plan B, and a flight attendant strike … Continue reading

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