Preparing to sail through Maine aboard American Cruise Line’s Independence

Like some of you, I hold fond memories of trundling along the cove-indented, granite-strewn coast of Maine where waves crash ashore beneath picture-perfect lighthouses…where one quaint and pretty little town, with its snug harbor chock full of classic schooners and lobster boats, seems to beget another. And, of course, there’s nothing quite like the taste of a tender morsel of lobster, fresh from the briny deep and dunked in drawn butter. While few pleasures can match it …

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Dave Houser’s Bio

During his 34-year freelance career, Dave G. Houser has established himself as one of America’s most widely published travel journalists. More than 1,200 of his articles and tens of thousands of his photos have appeared in leading magazines, newspapers and online publications worldwide. He has received nearly 40 awards for his work, including three Lowell Thomas Awards. Dave has journeyed to 150 countries and is an avid cruiser, having experienced more than 40 voyages, most of them small-ship expeditions. He resides in St. Augustine, …

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