Articles with tag: msc splendida

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We all love cruises and everything connected with this type of vacation! No doubts that almost everyone knows the name of the largest cruise ship, for example! Nevertheless, several extraordinary cruise achievements will evoke a smile on your face! Let’s check the list of the TOP 5 surprising...
To tell the truth, I managed to visit not 5, but 6 countries. And the sixth one is about to visit now. The boarder between Italy and Vatican is the most frequently crossed in the world due to the statistics. And here it is: Once crossed a yellow line you are on the territory of this tiny...
Our cruise comes to the end. In the early morning of the last April day our " MSC Splendida " closed the circle and returns back to Civitavecchia. Near the moorings there are "Grand Princess" and "Ventura" of "Princess Cruises" and "P&O Cruises" respectively. Here are smaller ships as well...
And now we continue our review about  Valetta . The central street of the Old City was really busy. The last time I saw so many people in such a small area was in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Bright red phone boxes, with the crown, reminded us about the period of British rule...
Arriving in  Messina , the remaining time before the departure I was walking around the city - climbed the bell tower, wandered through the streets, took the pictures of the panorama from a high hill... This is the central square: And here are panoramas of  Messina , the strait...
The lights in the distance represent the city of  Barcelona:  Arriving at the port of Barcelona in the early hours, just before dawn. The sunrise is beautiful: The docking port of Barcelona. Montjuic Hill at sunrise: Besides cruise liners, numerous ferries...
The other side of the hill also offers a breathtaking view - of the amazing blue and white town, of the bay, forest, hills, and even far away Tunisian capital, in the midst of which even from here you can see of our ship. It seems you can walk along Sidi Bou Said  endlessly....
Today's cruise day stood somewhat apart - if all the other days we spend in the European countries, now we go to Africa. I had never been before to Africa, so I was waiting for this first meeting with anxiety and some excitement. Of course, Tunisia - it's not Central African countries, not...
The Italian Stromboli volcano is 3028 feet (923 meters) high and located  is located on a tiny island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, and it is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Eruptions occur constantly. Despite its regular eruptions, a small village has called one the...
Let's go down the streets of  Portofino : A cortege of cyclists rushed on the road: And on the steps of the old church kids play soccer - the Italians. :) Portofino  is a famous resort town. They say, if you start chatting with the locals, you can get fresh news from the...

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