Wednesday, October 17, 2012

TP Thursday: A cruise kaleidoscope

Here we are in Bari, Italy nearly midway through the Celebrity cruise that is taking us from Rome to Venice and into autumn in Europe. We’ve had a  kaleidoscope of experiences since setting sail; so many that I couldn’t think of a single topic on which to focus this Travel Photo Thursday. Sometimes travel is like that - it jumbles the mind.

So think of this post as a kaleidoscope of our last week:

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Napoli:  Birth place of Sophia Loren and pizza!

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Catania, Sicily: The Duomo was just one of the many historic sites we visited on this day when we logged 11 miles on the pedometer. Actually, 10 or 11 miles a day is becoming the norm for this trip.

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Valletta, Malta:  Watching the sun rise over this ancient city was magic, simply, pure magic. So much so, that we've vowed to return and spend much more than a single day here.

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Whew!  A day at sea to rest our senses before heading to Corfu, Greece and up the Adriatic for the last half of the cruise.










 I saved one of our favorite photos to end today’s post:

After all, we know that Italy is at the center of the fashion world, right? This fellow was in a Napoli store window – I couldn’t resist closing this post with him.

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Ciao for now!  It’s Travel Photo Thursday so head over to Budget Travelers Sandbox for more travel photos. 

And a note of thanks to those of you who responded so positively to the last post:  Thank you so much for reposting on your FB pages, your tweets , Google + and all the other nice accolades.  They were most appreciated. And it is great to have so many new blogosphere friends.

4 comments:

  1. Oh my, you are killing me with that pizza! And of course, the last photo made me smile...
    Enjoy your cruise! It sounds like a dream...
    xo,
    H

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  2. You've had some fabulous stops on your cruise. Catania and Naples are fabulous cities but I'm yet to go to Malta. Enjoy the next few days

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  3. A tuxedo to beat all tuxedos! That was great. Really loved your sun rise over Valletta. Stunning.

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  4. What a fabulous sounding trip you are having. I also have heard nothing but good things about Malta.
    Just debating whether my husband needs one of those outfits now. Enjoy the rest of your cruise.

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