The History of Time Zones

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A transatlantic crossing is fraught with time changes.  When you look it we actually lose several hours during the length of the cruise. Given the importance of time when traveling eastbound on a cruise ship, it seems appropriate to take …

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How to Get VIP Treatment on Your Next Cruise

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Holland America garners a feeling of refined elegance. The timeless ambiance is reminiscent of the bygone days of steamship travel, from the uniforms of our cabin steward to the knowledge about wine pairings provided by our personal table side wine …

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Lo Mejor de Boquete

Lo Mejor de Boquete As we say “despedida” to this fine “Provincial de Chiriquí” we wanted to highlight some of the fine people and services we’ve had the privilege to associate with during our stay. Aside from the concerts, parades, …

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Ports of Call

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Ports of Call Ponta Delgada, Azores Cadiz (Seville), Spain Motril (Granada), Spain Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands Barcelona, Spain Piraeus (Athens), Greece Izmir, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Mykonos, Greece Naples, Italy Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy Toulon, France >> …

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Our 2013 Itinerary

Our 2013 Itinerary Dates                                                                Locations January 1 – March 25 Boquete, Panama March 26 – March 31 Tampa, Florida March 31 – April 16 Azures/Spanish Expedition Transatlantic cruise – Tampa to Barcelona, Spain April 16 – April 17 Barcelona, …

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Boquete, Panama Thoughts and Reflections

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As we get ready to embark on the next adventure in our lives it is time to reflect on our year living in Boquete, Panama.  The journey began in 2005 when we first cruised through the Panama Canal. We spent …

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The Cruise

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This is the Steam Trunk Traveler, inviting you to join us on an adventure. I know that you will enjoy the trip, that it will thrill you a little, chill you a little and allow you to travel “vicariously”. Everyday …

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