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A Second Visit to Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena was the first port of call on our cruise back to the U.S. from Italy last fall.  This was our second visit to Cartagena.  You can see the post of our first visit here. This time we visited the … Continue reading

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Ortygia and Syracuse, Sicily

At one time, Syracuse was the largest city in the ancient world, larger than either Athens or Corinth!  It was the birthplace of Archimedes, the mathematician and engineer.  This city is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Ortygia … Continue reading

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