Tag Archives: Celtic Lands Cruise 2019

Touring Glasgow

The day after we toured Glencoe and Glenfinnan (see The Scottish Highlands post), those of us who paid for the tour extension left the boat, with luggage, and were bused to Glasgow, for the first part of the extension. The … Continue reading

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The Scottish Highlands

On the last day of the actual tour we made two stops, at Glen Coe and Glenfinnan.  The photos for this day are all in the gallery Scottish Highlands.  We came ashore in the morning at Fort William, after breakfast … Continue reading

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The Isle of Mull

As I said in my last post, our trip to Iona ended with a ferry ride to the Isle of Mull, where the tour company had taken the bus we didn’t use on Iona.  In fact, the cruise instructions say … Continue reading

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Iona

Leaving Wales, we approached one of the spots that made me decide to take the cruise:  Iona.  Iona is a tiny island (about 1 mile wide by 4 miles long) off the west coast of Scotland, with a resident population … Continue reading

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Touring Wales

The gallery with photos of this day is Touring Wales.  There are many more photos of Bodnant Garden than I’ve included here. The sky was reasonably clear when the ship pulled into Holyhead harbor in Wales, but that was very … Continue reading

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Dublin

In a “Celtic lands” tour, it’s no surprise that we went to Dublin, although we only spent one day. The photo gallery for this day is Dublin, feel free to check it out for photos I didn’t include here. The … Continue reading

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Tresco Gardens

The photos for this trip are all in the gallery Tresco Gardens.  I encourage you to look through the photos, I’m going to post a relatively small number of plant photos here.  My husband, a gardener, has identified all the … Continue reading

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Utah Beach and Normandy

This will be a longer post than I thought.  I spaced out on the fact that, after touring Pointe du Hoc and Utah Beach (and eating our bag lunches on the bus because it was raining), we went on to … Continue reading

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Pointe du Hoc

Saturday June 8 was a very busy day and is going to get two posts.  It started out as a very blustery and wet day, to the point that my pants were soaked while walking from the boat to the … Continue reading

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Omaha Beach

This was our first D-Day tour.  Our original itinerary for this day, June 7, had us landing at Caen, then driving to Arromanches-les-Bains to see the 360° theater, and then the German gun battery at Longues sur Mer, before going … Continue reading

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