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The Baggage Train Caper, Rome, THE SHIP – – – – and the Phillipines

After carting 500 + pounds of luggage as we move from France back to SAINT LOUIS MISSOURI, we are extremely grateful not to be in traction.

That being said, our 3 days in Rome were perfect weather and a bit of a culture shock from France.  More about that later.   I do love Rome, but I don’t love anything Italian as much as I love anything French.  That is not  a surprise.

Getting on the ship PRINSENDAM – a Holland America Ship – was a breeze and it was like pure luxury, just to have all that luggage carted up to us in our cabin.   No upgrades, no balcony, but the cabin is so beautiful and we feel more than grateful for what we have.

The most impressive thing so far is that the HAL corporation is sending a huge contribution to the Philippines on behalf of the 2000 + PHLIPPINOS working aboard their ships.  Donations for the typhoon in that country have come in from many passengers on board our ship.   THese are the hardest working and most gentile and lovely people we have ever met.   That country does need our prayers with everything they are going through.

Signing off for now.  I’ll leave with the few pictures that this port town of Cadiz, and it’s WIFI cafe has allowed me to post.

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  1. Jon Howard #

    Now what are you going to do with luggage one in NYC? Fair winds and following seas on your crossing.
    Jon

    Sent from my iPhone

    November 14, 2013
    • Were coming into FLL. Friends from US in Wilton Manors giving us a party. ( your old stomping grounds)

      We expedite the big bags to STL. Stay a week – see my bro – then after Thanksgiving crowd – arrive in STL. !!
      🙂

      Thanks so for following me on blog. I really think you & Candi should go w/ us on one of these. Lots of wchrs.

      🙂

      November 15, 2013
  2. Welcome to Portugal !

    November 15, 2013

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