Cruise then Italy 2015
April 1, 2015 we flew to Fort Lauderdale to pick up the
ship Holland-America's Zeiderdam.
We cruised to Rome in 15 days with one stop on Maderia/Funchel
then three Spanish ports - Cadiz, Malaga and Cartagena. Then on
to Civitavecchia the port for Rome.
We then spent two weeks in Italy - Three nights in Rome, three
nights in Florence, two nights in Siena, one night in Volterra,
back to Florence for one night then four nights in an apartment
There were actually two very different vacations tied
together here. The ship is sort of lazy with lots of socializing
and eating. The Italy part was a lot of history, hiking, packing
Here is the cruise.
Here is Italy.
Here are Shutterfly books Deb did. You don't have to be a member
to access them. I'd suggest using full screen to look at them.
towns, Milan and cruise
Deb took about a million pictures. I only took about half a
The exchange rate was less then $1.10 per Euro. The best I can
Americans always look like grinning idiots walking down the
street smiling and saying "hi" to people. They think we are
I'm nearly finished with the main pictures. I plan on adding a
bunch of "extras" in the next few days.