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  • 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 […]

  • March 06th, 2018

    Manaus in the Rubber Boom

    Release of the latest story book in the Cruise Through History series:  Itinerary IX. Ports of South America

    The thirty new stories in this 4th volume in the CTH series, begins in ports of Brazil and floats around South America to Colombia.  At each port there are stories of the inspiring people, whose legacy awaits travelers. As in all Itineraries in the CTH series, the stories in Itinerary IX present deep reflections on […]

  • 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 […]