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Forum: Alaska June 30th, 2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Yes, we rented a car at Calgary airport and went...

Yes, we rented a car at Calgary airport and went to Banff (2 nights), working our way down to Vancouver and the cruise via Jasper (3 nights) and Kamloops (one night). There were 8 videos from the...
Forum: Canada (Alaska/Pacific Coastal) June 29th, 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
2015 Celebration of Light - English Bay, Vancouver

The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, on the following dates:

July 25 (China) and 29 (Brazil) 1 August (Canada). By...
Forum: Italy Ports June 29th, 2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Naples might well be the port with the most great...

Naples might well be the port with the most great options for a cruiser in the world. In my signature below is a link to some Italy videos with lots made from 3 separate days at Naples. The easiest...
Forum: Alaska June 28th, 2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
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Forum: Alaska June 26th, 2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi They were edited with iMovie as I'm only a...

Hi
They were edited with iMovie as I'm only a cut and trim merchant, nothing fancy. The camera is a Panasonic HDC SD900 (now 3 years old) so any full HD (1080p) will look much the same. All the...
Forum: Canada (Alaska/Pacific Coastal) June 25th, 2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi The Alaska/Canadian Rockies link in my...

Hi
The Alaska/Canadian Rockies link in my signature below shows a few videos of our drive through the Rockies (Banff-Vancouver) - but it took us a week. All the best, Tony
Forum: Alaska June 25th, 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks. I was being dumb, overlooking the fact...

Thanks. I was being dumb, overlooking the fact that you were only going as far as Fraser, and it was a matter of whether you did train both ways or a train/road combo. I chose the one which went into...
Forum: Spain Ports June 24th, 2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
If it's any help, in my signature below is a link...

If it's any help, in my signature below is a link (Spain/Portugal/Gib) to videos I made from visits to the 4 ports above. All very easy to do on your own if you wish to. All the best, Tony
Forum: Alaska June 22nd, 2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
For me the train/road combo was definitely worth...

For me the train/road combo was definitely worth it. You get a totally different experience and see a lot more. This was our day. All the best, Tony

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Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics June 22nd, 2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Among the links in my signature below is one with...

Among the links in my signature below is one with vids of what I did at those ports. All are easy and much cheaper to do on your own except, as has been said, St Petersburg and Berlin. All the best,...
Forum: Italy Ports June 22nd, 2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I'm certainly no expert, only having spent an...

I'm certainly no expert, only having spent an hour there, and half of that having a coffee :) but there didn't seem that much to see at Amalfi. You're not going to go wrong whatever you do, but I...
Forum: Italy Ports June 20th, 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks, sorry so late in coming back to you. Pomp...

Thanks, sorry so late in coming back to you. Pomp and Herc were done by taking the train (Pomp first, then Herc on the way 'home') and walking around the sites on our own, listening to Rick Steves'...
Forum: Italy Ports June 18th, 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
When we went the sea looked calm enough to me but...

When we went the sea looked calm enough to me but they could not run trips to the Grotto, so maybe have plan B if you're unlucky ? But hopefully you will be :)
Forum: Alaska June 18th, 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,659
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Lauren In case it's any help, this was my...

Hi Lauren
In case it's any help, this was my walk-around - but we did have the most beautiful day for it. May you (and everyone) be as lucky.

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Forum: France Ports June 18th, 2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Very easy to do on your own. As you as you walk...

Very easy to do on your own. As you as you walk down the dock you'll see Rascasse Cafe in front of you, and can decide whether to bear right towards the Casino area or go up to the Cathedral and...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports June 16th, 2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi When I did my WWII tunnels tour (2013)...

Hi

When I did my WWII tunnels tour (2013) you could not book ahead of time, so we just showed up and hoped - and got lucky. Our guide was Hans Jorg and he was a scream, very knowledgeable but with...
Forum: Alaska June 14th, 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
We were there 1-10. We docked a mile from the...

We were there 1-10. We docked a mile from the town so took the shuttle ($3 return). For various reasons we could not commit to a whale watch tour ahead of the day so just walked up to a kiosk in the...
Forum: Alaska June 13th, 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
In case it helps anyone decide what to do, this...

In case it helps anyone decide what to do, this was my Juneau experience. I didn't have time for the Visitor Centre at Mendenhall.

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Forum: Italy Ports June 13th, 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
It was about a 6-7 minute straight walk from ship...

It was about a 6-7 minute straight walk from ship to the ferry station. I really enjoyed seeing the villages from the water and would have come back by ferry but it rained so I took the quick route...
Forum: Greece Ports June 10th, 2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Yes, as you get off the tender the kiosk that...

Yes, as you get off the tender the kiosk that sells it will be very obvious, just a few yards away. The whole thing takes exactly 3 hours and you get about an hour on the volcano and around 45...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports June 7th, 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Diocletian's Palace ? All the best, Tony ...

Diocletian's Palace ? All the best, Tony

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Forum: France Ports June 6th, 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I don't know if it counts as 'advice' but I did...

I don't know if it counts as 'advice' but I did this at Nice and St Tropez (in October).

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A few videos from the Italian Riviera can be found from the ITALY link in my...
Forum: Italy Ports June 5th, 2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I did a lot of that, it could hardly be easier....

I did a lot of that, it could hardly be easier. Buy your return ticket for the hydrofoil when you get the outward ticket if you know you want to come home at a specific time. You will have a great...
Forum: Alaska June 3rd, 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Gertie This is what the rail/bus to...

Hi Gertie

This is what the rail/bus to Carcross with Chilikoot looks like. All the best, Tony

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Forum: Greece Ports June 2nd, 2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Pop over to the volcano and swim in the hot (warm...

Pop over to the volcano and swim in the hot (warm :)) springs ? I think it was €20 pp from the dockside.

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