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Sometimes you overnite in Amsterdam. If not, you...
Sometimes you overnite in Amsterdam. If not, you will be given a time to be on board. There is a safety briefing and port talk for next day. Times for leaving can change because of weather and...
Excursions that we took. DH went zip lining and...
Excursions that we took. DH went zip lining and loved it. Only 4 people from the boat went. I took the Lewis and Clark expedition and really enjoyed it. There is so much to learn about that time....
We leave Saturday to go Vancouver to Spokane. ...
We leave Saturday to go Vancouver to Spokane. Will report back on the excursions and the hop on hop off. Really looking forward to the trip. Pat
Are you working with a TA? If so this is...
Are you working with a TA? If so this is something they should be helping with. If thru Viking, you should also have an agent there.

We also like to come in a day early to get over jet lag. For...
Prayers for your recovery. My Dad lived for 20...
Prayers for your recovery. My Dad lived for 20 years with one kidney--removed because of a cancerous tumor. Pat
Also if this is your first river cruise, I would...
Also if this is your first river cruise, I would suggest a 7 day cruise with land days on either end. 3weeks can be a monumental commitment if 2 days into it you find this is not what I want.
I...
Sounds like meals will be served whenever one...
Sounds like meals will be served whenever one wants. That can really put a strain on the staff. No start to end time is listed for lunch or dinner. On our Uniworld trip in Dec., dinner was...
We sailed this in 2004. Starting in Bucharest...
We sailed this in 2004. Starting in Bucharest was for us the best way to travel. This enabled us to see the the progress made by the countries as they came into capitalism. We sailed with Uniworld...
Heartily agree with Thom, cruising the Adriatic...
Heartily agree with Thom, cruising the Adriatic with GCT was wonderful. Ship was full-48 pax. Split into 2 groups. Super guides--Petra and Alan. In fact next year we are sailing Malta-Venice with...
We stayed at the Hilton--very nice, walking...
We stayed at the Hilton--very nice, walking distance to all but the boat. Take a cab.
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KathyK13, The reason it is not on the website...
KathyK13,
The reason it is not on the website for this year is because it is totally sold out. My DH called the US office and told them of our interest and they called us when the 2019 schedule...
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Dolllover, We are going with American Queen...
Dolllover,
We are going with American Queen Steamboat Co. for the Columbia and Snake River. We are going Portland to Spokane. Someone here on the boards had used the other company and was not...
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Am blessed to have a husband who LOVES to...
Am blessed to have a husband who LOVES to research trips on the computer. He has found some great trips for us.
We have traveled with CroisEurope, but on Road Scholar trips. They are not as 5 star...
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2019 plans
Well we did it. booked 2 trips for next year. River cruise #28 will be in June 2019, sailing with CroisiEurope from Berlin to Amsterdam. Cabins very small, but itinerary looks worth it. We will see...
Vantage and Grand Circle are run by the Lewis...
Vantage and Grand Circle are run by the Lewis brothers--each owner of one of the companies. Viking is a stand alone company. Maybe they have the same printing company.;)
The cane seats are wonderful, started using one...
The cane seats are wonderful, started using one before knee replacement and still us it--for the sitting more than walking. The older cousins might be happier using one.
We did not use any services,...
We have stayed at the Millennium apartments and...
We have stayed at the Millennium apartments and they are very centrally located. We share a 2 bedroom apt. with friends. The bedrooms were separated by the living room/kitchen. Each bedroom has...
Both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are legal...
Both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are legal holidays. Check the following sites to help you plan for your days in Paris
Tripadvisor
paris insider guide
paris info.com
trip savvy paris.
Don't...
If you are taking this trip in 2018, Marc 31 is a...
If you are taking this trip in 2018, Marc 31 is a Sat and the following day Apr 1 is Easter. Hope you are sailing in 2019. Please tell us the year you are traveling, so that we can better help you. ...
on our last AMA trip we were traveling with 2...
on our last AMA trip we were traveling with 2 other couples. One couple were on there first AMA trip, one couple on their second and we were on our third. We were invited to the Captain's table the...
Dec 10 return to Paris. Rain again--not a...
Dec 10 return to Paris.
Rain again--not a downpour, but enough to make touring uncomfortable. Came on the trip with compression in cervical 5 and 6. Damp weather not my friend. So I was very...
From Rouen we sailed to Mantes-La-Jolie. We five...
From Rouen we sailed to Mantes-La-Jolie. We five were the only ones on board after everyone left for Versailles. We had all been there during warmer times. Those who went reported that the indoor...
The online pictures of the ship are lovely. Also...
The online pictures of the ship are lovely. Also took a look at the deck plan. The Hamlet deck also has the lounge. Therefore I would pick any cabin after the suites, depending on how far you want...
Friday December 8th found us in Rouen. It had...
Friday December 8th found us in Rouen. It had rained and sleeted and a bit of snow overnite. After another wonderful breakfast, we 5 set off on our own because we had been here before in warmer...
Sorry for the delay in writing more about the...
Sorry for the delay in writing more about the trip. It has been quite cold here in the Dayton, Ohio area. Finally above freezing today for the first time in almost 2 weeks.
Embarkation. We took a...