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#1
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
First full day today. Tour from 9:30 to 12:30 then back to the ship for our safety drill and lunch. There is a funeral in the Cathedral so the guides will take us back to the Cathedral for an insid tour at 2:30; nice touch. We will sail tonight at 7 pm.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#2
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Breakfast at 7 am then we get on busses for an hour ride to Brugge. We have the option of either staying in Brugge all day or returning to the ship, have lunch and then be shuttled into Ghent. We are docked in an industrial area so we cannot just walk off the boat and be in town like we did in Antwerp.

We had a very nice dinner last night. Movie trivia was the evening event. Three teams (us included) won a bottle of bubbly which we will drink tonight.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#3
Northern California
490 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
Sure hope you and himself enjoy the "bottle of bubbly". Sounds like you are having your usual grand time. Wish we could be with you. Just be sure the local gendarmarie doesn't chase you back on board like "Kojak" did in Civitivechia.
#4
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Originally posted by Fairfield Nana
Sure hope you and himself enjoy the "bottle of bubbly". Sounds like you are having your usual grand time. Wish we could be with you. Just be sure the local gendarmarie doesn't chase you back on board like "Kojak" did in Civitivechia.
Otis,I forgot all about that incident

Great day in both Brugge and Ghent. Did buy some chocolates today

Construction underway today as the town of Brugge is setting up for thr Christmas markets.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#5
Raleigh NC
24,634 Posts
Joined Oct 2007
Look forward to your live updates!
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Kirk


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#6
Texas
574 Posts
Joined Jun 2009
Sounds like the trip is starting out with a bang....have a wonderful time! Ohhhhh, loved that Brugge is getting ready for the Christmas markets
Enjoy!
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#7
Northern California
490 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
Anyone travelling with H2Otstr and hubby are in for a real treat--not to mention incredible talent for writing travel comments. She is also a wealth of travel info!
#8
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Had a gorgeous, sunny day yesterday. We docked dirctly in front of Kinderdijk, walked across the street and we were at the windmills. One windmill was open if anyone wanted to climb to the top. We were then able to walk the grounds if we wanted to.

The afternoon had an optional trip to Delft. The driver gave us about a 45min driving tour of Rotterdam before we toured Delft. Had a tour of the Delft shop, then a walking tour of the town. We opted to head out on our own. What a beuatiful city.

There was a fheese and gin tasting in the loung after dinner last night

This morning we are being bussed to Gouda (pronounced Hooda) , the hoat will mov and we will catch up in Utrecht.

Going to be cold today.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#9
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
This morning we are having a canal ride and then heading to the flower market. Back to the boat for lunch and then fre time. VIKING WILL PROVIDE SHUTTLES THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON for p3opl3 to get in and out of town. Tonight our program director is taking people on a walking tour to the Red Light district.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#10
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Today we are in Arnhem. We had an excursion to the Paleis Het Loo. There was a Christmas Market type festival in the square....what a pleasant surprise. Came back to the boat and there was a Sinterklaas Parade. We could sit in the lounge and enjoy the activities. Sintrklaas and a boat full of Black Petes were on a boat on the river.

There were two optional tours today. One went to the Kroller Muller Museum and the other went to The Dutch Battlefields. At 3 pm there was a Dutch Tea in the lounge.

Today is the first day that it has rained.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#11
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
We just docked in Cologne. We have a two hour walking tour; can't visi the inside of the Cathedral because it is Sunday. Some people will be attending one of the services if they wish.

VIiking did arrange for us to visit the Roman Museum at a slightly discounted rate.

Last night we have a 30 question trivia night. Questions were fairly hard. Highest score was 19 out of 30. Our team got 18, so we lost. Prize was a bottle of champagne.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#12
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
This morning we are cruising the very scenic Moselle Valley. We will be cruising until noon when we will dock at Cochem. After lunch we will have a walking tour and then visit a winery. This is the start of the scenic part of cruising. All the vinyards are bqre now, the leaves on the trees are almost all gone, but some are still orange. It is still beautiful.
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Sharon

Viking, Portraits of Southern France. 2006
Uniworld, Castles Along the Rhine, 2007
Gate 1, Thanksgiving Cruise, 2007
AMA Waterways, Portugal on the Douro, 2008
Grand Circle: Romance of the Rhine and Mosel, 2010
Viking Emerald, China's Cultural Delights. 3/28/2011
Grand Circle: Old World Prague and the Blue Danube. September 7, 2011.
Viking Spirit, Paris to Normandy. 12/11/11.
Grand Circle's [i]Essence of the Elbe: 5/27/12/ to 6/11/12
Grand Circle Russia Revealed with pretrip to Helsinki and Tallinn , 2012. .
Viking Sun, Treasures of the Rhine. Nov 11, 2012.
AMACerto, Istanbul to Budapest. May 30, 2013.
Uniworld River Queen, Classic Christmas Markets, Nuremberg to Frankfurt. Dec 5, 2013.
Vantage Travel, Croatian Odyssey & Venice with Lake Bled, Slovenia pretrip. M/Y Harmony G
Grand Circle, Burma and the Irrawaddy, Thailand and Cambodia. Nov 25, 2014. RV Paukan 2012.
Grand Circle: Spain's Northern Coast & the Bay of Biscay. 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015. Ship: Corinthian
AMAWaterways: Magnificent Europe. Aug 30 to Sept 14, 2015. AMACerto. Budapest to Amsterdam
Vantage: The Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu. 3/12/2016. Post trip to Lake Titicaca. Ship: RV Amazon Discovery
Grand Circle: Grand Baltic Sea Voyage. . 7/30/2016 to 8/15/2016. Ship: Corinthian
Viking: Castles & Legends. Munich to Budapest. 12/5/16 to 12/16/16. Viking Ve.
Viking Sky: Mediterranean Getaway, Rome to Barcelona, 2/25/17 to 3/4/17.

Grand Circle: Maritime Jewels of the British Isles. 7/23/17. Ship: Corinthian
Avalon Affinity: Burgundy & Provence with London, 10/2/17
Viking RA: Pharaohs & Pyramids. March 8, 2018
#13
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
We docked in Koblenz in the middle of the night, there was a tour of Marksburg Castle and the boat is now cruising down the Rhine headed for Rudsheim. Marksburg is very sttep inside so people who have walking problems were encouraged not to go. Webjust passed the Loreley starue and rocks. At 2:30 there is a demo and tasting for the Rudesheim coffee. Tonight there is an optional dinner in Rudesheim.

It is cold and foggy today but the cruising is still nice and the scenery beautiful.
#14
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
We just docked for our trip to Heidelberg. We will have a 35 to 40 minute bus ride, visit the Castle, bus back down the hill to town, lunch on our own and then free time. Viking will have a light buffet lunch for us when we return at 3:30 pm.
#16
San Francisco
1,263 Posts
Joined Jul 2007
What's the temperatures like?
Is it warm on the boat, or a bit chilly? I've packed many sweaters, not too many blouses.
We get on in Basel when you get off!
I'm so excited. This trip has been on my bucket list for years!
#17
726 Posts
Joined Dec 2006
SFO, we just got back from the Viking Sky which did some of these same ports, from Trier to Nuremburg. The weather was cold outside - hats, gloves, scarfs, wool socks and layers needed. Inside the ship was a little drafty and I mostly had a sweater over a light tee. Some days at dinner we chose a table away from the window because I was cold. I'm pretty sensitive to the cold, but we had a great trip. Hope your enjoy also!
#18
San Francisco
1,263 Posts
Joined Jul 2007
Originally posted by CasaM
SFO, we just got back from the Viking Sky which did some of these same ports, from Trier to Nuremburg. The weather was cold outside - hats, gloves, scarfs, wool socks and layers needed. Inside the ship was a little drafty and I mostly had a sweater over a light tee. Some days at dinner we chose a table away from the window because I was cold. I'm pretty sensitive to the cold, but we had a great trip. Hope your enjoy also!
Thanks, CasaM,
That's what I was thinking. Good to know from someone who was just there.
I appreciate it. I wasn't planning on a hat, think I'll throw one in my bag now.
#19
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Originally posted by Fairfield Nana
Hope you two get your "turkey fix" tomorrow--Happy Thanksgiving from California!!
Thanks, Otis. Hope that you and Joan have a happy holiday with your family.
#20
Coastal NC
3,236 Posts
Joined Sep 2006
Originally posted by SFO-F/A
What's the temperatures like?
Is it warm on the boat, or a bit chilly? I've packed many sweaters, not too many blouses.
We get on in Basel when you get off!
I'm so excited. This trip has been on my bucket list for years!
The temps have been better than I expected. Today was almost 60 in the sun. I have been wearing a winter coat and neck scarf and I have been comfortable. My husband hs been a lot colder so he has a worn a coat, gloves, a heavy sweater and sometimes a vest when we go touring.

It has been a little cool in the lounge and near the windows. I didn 't bring anything but sweaters. A scarf around my neck kept the draft off; some ladies were wearing shawls. I wish that I would have brought one more heavy sweater and a couple less lighter weight sweaters.

Have a wonderful time and enjoy your trip.