South America Cruising – Around the Tip

When cruising South America you have two options in cruising the coast of Chile. The first option is to depart from Buenos Aires, Argentina and dock at Valparaiso, Chile.  From Valparaiso the trip to Santiago is approximately forty-five (45) minutes to one and half (1 1/2) hours over the mountains. The second option is the reverse and you will see the Chilean Fjords, Argentina, and parts of Brazil. Using airpoints will save you on either of these cruises.
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US Virgin Islands – St. John and St. Thomas

Very friendly and incredibly beautiful, St. John and St. Thomas of the U.S. Virgin Islands are popular destinations for everyone.  Once you dock in St. Thomas, my strongest advice is to head straight to St. John first.  When you are done exploring this magnificent island, return to shop in St. Thomas before you sail.  I can show you the insiders way to economically tour St. John and St. Thomas – just give me a call!

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Panama

Started by the French and completed by the United States, the Panama Canal is now the biggest man-made canal in the world!  When you sail from the east or the west it takes a full day but you are constantly in awe of the technology and engineering it requires to move massive ships through the canal.   Panama is only open in milder times of the year due to the tropical climate and that makes summer the perfect time to book your trip to Panama.

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Stockholm Sweden

While staying in a Best Western in Stockholm, Sweden I pondered the difference from our culture to theirs.  Wonderful examples of the differences were in my room.  Missing were the common themed prints from American hotels and in their place was a fancy panting with a wild light wrapped around it.  Additionally I found a mini-library, stocked with over thirty books.  Can you image waking up and have thirty library books in your very room?  Not lacking modern comforts, the room also had a DVD player and television.   Visit Stockholm and the Best Western.  I highly recommend it!

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Too Many Vacation Choices?

Vacation planning is often spur of the moment and to destinations that are not memorable when you think about them later.  To avoid that, have a specialist in planning cruises assist you is selecting the port of call and activities you will remember for years to come.  My name in Arthur Fessenden and I have traveled extensively to many countries as well as visited all 50 states of the United States of America.
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