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Baltic Cruise 2009 – St. Petersburg, Russia (morning of day one)

As a young man, there were many world destinations I had hoped to visit in my lifetime. But while growing up, I never thought I’d ever get to Russia, let alone the historic city of St. Petersburg. It was closed … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia is a little nation that sits at the eastern end of the Baltic Sea, where it narrows to the Gulf of Finland. Estonia has an exciting past that has been preserved for all the world to see in its … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – Aarhus, Denmark

The second port-of-call on our Baltic cruise was still in the North Sea. Aarhus, Denmark is a large port on Denmark’s eastern coast. This was a relatively short stopover, with the ship arriving late in the morning, and leaving early … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – Oslo, Norway

This was our first port-of-call, but our third day out (the previous day had been an “at sea” day.) We arrived and moored before most passengers were awake, so the gangway and crew were all primed and ready for us … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – Amsterdam

Back in the fall of 2009, my family and I took a Holland America┬áBaltic Cruise that sailed out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. Naturally, we flew from Toronto to Amsterdam. We left the day after that terrible tornado hit the city of … Continue reading

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