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Yet another castle #AtoZChallenge

Sometimes, it seems that there are so many castles!  This one is Egeskov and is still occupied but rooms are open to the public. The castle is built in such a way that the family could move to a separate halve, closing it off from anyone who might attack it. 39 more words

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Xperiences #AtoZ Challenge

I love to cruise and a majority of my cruises have been on Celebrity, which they highlight a Xperiences. In fact, my favourite cruises — one around the tip of South American and one of the Baltic were both on Celebrity ships. 174 more words

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Wismar #AtoZChallenge

My visit to Wismar was part of the Mystery Cruise. Again, we did not know where we are going, but we were sailing very carefully through a narrow channel marked with buoys. 93 more words

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Volterra #AtoZChallenge

Volterra is a walled city in Tuscany, Italy. It sits atop several hills and is filled with winding streets, interesting plazas and Roman ruins. It was fun to wander the streets — even in the heat of August!

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Tuscany sunsets #AtoZChallenge

Tuscany is known for many things — beautiful scenery, food and wine, beautiful villages and towns. In this year’s #AtoZChallenge, I still have a few days to write about some of these. 13 more words

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Sussex towns #AtoZChallenge

Sussex has a number of charming towns and villages to visit. I spent a day in two neighboring towns — Rye and¬†Winchelsea. It was also nice that it was a bright, Spring day and a great day for photography. 150 more words

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Rostock #AtoZChallenge

Rostock was formerly part of East Germany and was important for ship-building during the Soviet era. The guide I had for this journey was from Rostock. 283 more words

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