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France #300 (1935)

The French Republic (République française), is a unitary sovereign state and transcontinental country consisting of territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. 5,617 more words

Stamp Issuers

CELESTYAL OLYMPIA PART TWO: MYKONOS

Once clear of the port of Piraeus, the Celestyal Olympia cut an elegant swathe through Homer’s ancient, wine dark Aegean as we settled on our course for Mykonos. 761 more words

Historic Ship: RMS Aquitania, "Ship Beautiful," a very long-lived ocean liner.

This post marks the beginning of a new series on my blog, which I’m going to call Historic Ship (joining Historic Photo and Historic Painting). A great deal of my articles deal with a nautical theme, and I’ve done profiles of ships of various kinds before, such as… 694 more words

World War II

Plague Ship Leviathan

The early 1900’s and 1910’s saw the launch of many famous super liners –ships designed to carry thousands of passengers across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the Americas in luxury and comfort. 502 more words

Writing

FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD- A CRUISING MYTH?

Ah, food on board cruise ships. Perhaps nothing over the years has been so eagerly anticipated by embarking passengers, or so hyped in the pages of glossy travel brochures. 809 more words

DINING WITH FRED; FOOD ABOARD THE BLACK WATCH

Fred. Olsen has always been a company that prides itself on the quality of its food and service. My recent return to the company’s Black Watch… 1,127 more words