Italy etc Cruise April 25th - May 17th 2019

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Amalfi, Tuscany & the Italian Riviera by Fred Olsen

Off for a cruise on this lovely Fred Olsen ship.

The MV Boudicca, photoed at Mahon, Menorca


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There are frequent didmo bullet trains from St. Pancras to Dover Priory, which use the HS1 high speed tracks. Grab a taxi to the Cruise Terminal. It's too far to walk.

The trip took us from Dover to

Civitavecchia for Rome

& back to Dover.

April 25th 2019 - Boarding

There were three days at sea before we reached out first dry land at Malaga

The seaside part of Malaga, Spain

April 29th 2019 - Malaga

There were two items on out bucket list for Malaga, which we had visited a number of times before. These were the Cathedral & the Roman Remains. Lunch first, as we only arrived late in the morning & it took a long time to get in on the inefficient & expensive (€4.50) Shuttle Bus`. We ate in the tiny square to the West of the Cathedral. You have to get in on the North side of the building.

Malaga Cathedral

West end

North entrance

Altar end

Altar end

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Cathedral from the East

West of the Cathedral

Alcazaba entrance

Then, we went round to the Alcazaba (the Moorish for castle) entrace, beside which, there are the rather small Roman Amphitheatre remians.

Roman remains

Then, back to the ship. There was then, another day at sea.

Alcazaba in context

Alcazaba from the ship

Port 2 - Menorca

Port 3 - Sorrento

Port 4 - Naples

Port 5 - Salerno

Port 6 - Civitavecchia for Rome

Port 7 - Livorno

Port 8 - Portofino

Port 9 - Genoa

Port 10 - Cartagena

Port 11 - Lisbon

Port 12 - Vigo

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