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Day Four: What happens when a cruise goes sideways

Barbara Orr just had a very unusual cruise experience. Over the next few days she will explain what happens when a trip does not work out as planned. We thought it important to share this information with you, our readers, because these things do happen when you travel and it is wise to think ahead […]

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Day Three: What happens when a cruise goes sideways

Barbara Orr just had a very unusual cruise experience. Over the next few days she will explain what happens when a trip does not work out as planned. We thought it important to share this information with you, our readers, because these things do happen when you travel and it is wise to think ahead […]

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Day Two: What happens when a cruise goes sideways

Barbara Orr just had a very unusual cruise experience. Over the next few days she will explain what happens when a trip does not work out as planned. We thought it important to share this information with you, our readers, because these things do happen when you travel and it is wise to think ahead […]

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Special report: What to expect when your cruise goes sideways

Barbara Ramsay Orr, one of our most experienced writers, just had a very unusual cruise experience. Over the next few days she will explain what happens when a trip does not work out as planned — in this case, due to weather and flooding. We thought it important to share this information with you, our […]

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Cake and cuckoo clocks on the rivers of Europe

I’m not big on jewelry, despite the fact that my sister-in-law is a jewelry designer and my husband turns to her for every birthday present he has to get for me. Usually I’m ‘take it or leave it’ about such things. But I’m excited about this gem – The Emerald Sky – a jewel of […]

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Louis Cristal: Disembarkation in Havana and Cruise Summary

Seven days have passed in the blink of an eye and this morning we sailed into the harbour in Havana again. Our luggage had been packed and placed in the hall the night before, so all we had to do was enjoy a sunny last breakfast by the pool and wait for the ship to […]

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Cabins and Culture on Board the Louis Cristal

ABOARD THE LOUIS CRISTAL-On a tour of the cabins, I found that there are quite a few options at different price points. Check out the website to see deck plans and cabin descriptions and prices. There are different versions of the deluxe cabins, some with wood floors. There are wheelchair accessible rooms with larger entrances, […]

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Hitting the Beach on The Isle of Youth

ABOARD THE LOUIS CRISTAL-Today, Cuba lives up to its reputation for great beaches and crystal clear water. I’ve loved visiting the historic cities but have to admit to a longing for a day at the beach. Today is the day, and fittingly, it is the last day of the cruise before we dock back in […]

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On Board the Louis Cristal: Cienfuegos – Cuba with a French Accent

ABOARD LOUIS CRISTAL-I think I’m in love – Cienfuegos is sun drenched, with wide colonnaded streets, pink and blue and yellow stuccoed buildings, and plenty of charm. No wonder it is called the Pearl of the South ( La Perla del Sur) and it’s easy to see why it earned a UNESCO World Heritage designation. […]

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Your Cuba Cruise: A Day in Jamaica, time to explore the ship

ABOARD LOUIS CRISTAL — The ship docks in Montego Bay on Fridays and takes on new passengers – airfare to Jamaica is often less expensive than flying to Havana, and, for Americans, this is an easier way to visit Cuba and stay under the radar. It is a logical stop because the distance from Cuba […]

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