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  • Sherry Hutt

    author of cruise through history

  • What Do

    Plato, Blavatsky, & Himmler

    Have in Common



14 Jun 2017 Silver Spirit, Silversea
06 May 2017 Silver Spirit, Silversea
09 Oct 2016 Celebrity, Constellation
18 Jul 2016 Celebrity, Silhouette

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  • July 14th, 2017

    Roman Fountain Archaeological Site, CTH photo

    Valencia – The Not-To-Miss Cruise Destination

    Valencia has long been a vacation destination for its miles of beautiful beaches and its predictable sunshine.  Cruise visitors may think of the port as merely somewhere to pass time between the better-known Barcelona and Seville.  The Valencia of today competes well with its popular national cohorts.  It may eclipse both in popularity for its […]

  • May 12th, 2017

    home of Letizia CTH photo

    A Mothers’ Day Tribute to Two Mothers in History

    While preparing to leave for the next series of cruises, I am reminded by the calendar that Mother’s Day will occur during my absence.  After phoning mom, mailing a few cards, conspiring with my siblings on a gift for mom and checking in with my children, I am ready to depart.  Still, my mind wanders […]

  • March 17th, 2017

    Monet's Garden,, CTH Photo

    Cruise through History at Sea in 2017

    The 2017 cruise year has some exciting additions since the 2017 schedule was posted last year. This year CTH will again highlight ports of the Baltic and North Seas, adding ports of the British Isles, before returning to the Mediterranean, and then on to cruise legs into the Caribbean and Cuba.   There are so […]

  • February 01st, 2017

    Greetings from the South America cruise, CTH Photo

    My First Week Living in South Florida

    Since I shared with all the lovely guests on the Celebrity Infinity, with whom I spent last December traveling around the coasts of South America, that I was in the process of moving to south Florida, while with them at sea, I thought I might share the results of the move.  Everyone was so nice […]

  • November 02nd, 2016

    Streets of Valletta, CTH photo

    Three Days in Malta

    It is possible to have an immersion in Malta in a well-planned three-day and 3-night stay, based in the capital city of Valletta.  It is always summer in Malta, making it a pleasant year-around stopover between cruises.  From the Rome Fumicello airport, the flight to Valletta is only an hour, available on Alitalia. Cabs are […]

  • October 26th, 2016

    Royal Palace at Nimrud statue of Lamassu, CTH photo

    Rising From Destruction Opens in Rome at the Coliseum October 7, 2016

    In a bold assertion that peace must triumph over terrorist attempts to annihilate culture, UNESCO and the Italian Ministry of Culture and Tourism have opened a unique art installation this month: Rising from destruction. Elba, Nimrud, Palmyra.  Organizers chose the heavily attended Roman Coliseum as the venue for the exhibit, adding another level of heightened […]