Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage June 10th 2015 Our first journey this time, to celebrate our 40th Wedding Anniversary, was an Alaskan cruise and a visit to the Canadian Rockies, prior to visiting the grandkids on the US east coast. The first of these was a 7 day round trip from Vancouver on the Holland America vessel the 'Volendam', visiting each of Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay & Ketchikan.
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Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info