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  • Sherry Hutt

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  • November 15th, 2018

    Sydney, Australia – More than a Harbor, Part 1

    The sail-in experience of the Sydney Harbor is the reason Australia cruise itineraries book to capacity as soon as they are offered. A cruise provides the best introduction to Sydney. Few harbors of the world offer such drama as a sail into sight of the Sydney Opera House on the point, with the high-rise buildings […]

  • November 08th, 2018

    Christchurch Rising, Christchurch – New Zealand

    Previously weakened by “shakers,” the world watched on February 22, 2011, as Christchurch was reduced to rubble.  The damage extended beyond the city center and the fall of the steeple of the Christ Church Cathedral. 

  • November 01st, 2018

    Auckland, New Zealand – Travel the World with Cruise through History – Part 2

    The history of Auckland and New Zealand, settled by Maori, developed by British officials and entrepreneurs, and expanded by emigres from Asia and the world, is preserved in the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Although war is at the center of the collection, cultural history and preservation is the heart of the museum. Stand up close […]

  • October 25th, 2018

    Auckland, New Zealand – Travel the World with “Cruise through History” – Part 1

    For 30 months, from January 2018 through June 2020, Cruise through History is on constant travel, sharing stories on cruise ships and at book clubs, while traveling the world. Check here to see new stories. The calendar is on this website. There are so many new stories to capture. A frequent question at book events […]

  • July 11th, 2018

    Alaska as a Tourist – Such Wonderful Fun!

    Alaska is a great state of wilderness and cultural sites.  Russia sold the territory to the United States as a protective buffer from Britain.  Russian Emperor Alexander II soon regretted the move.  His successors regretted it even more.  Secretary of State Seward’s folly is not appreciated by Native Alaskans.  Seward’s Totem pole was not hoisted […]

  • May 10th, 2018

    Barcelona, Spain – Plaza de España

    Detour to the other Barcelona at Plaza de España Barcelona is a top visitor destination and cruise port stop for good reason. The sections of this many-faceted city immediately open to the port, from which an easy stroll down the Rambla takes visitors into the heart of Spanish/Catalonia history. Unfortunately, the crush of visitors into […]