Posts Tagged 'Ruben'

Head to Head with the Big Boys – Art and Barge!

We waved goodbye to Nancy, and headed off to our next destination the city of Toul. Like Nancy we also visited Toul six years ago.

Because of Rabelo’s size we usually make mooring arrangements in advance especially when were going to a large city. It helps that when making mooring arrangements we talk.  We talk to the VNF employees, we talk to the people in the villages along the canals, and most important we talk to the other cruisers. While we ...

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The Bright Lights of Stanislaus Square

Nancy was our turnaround point. Alas it was time to head back to Saint Jean de Losne for the winter. It had been six years since we had visited Nancy, and we were excited to return. Fortunately the old city, and more important Stanislaus Square were the same. In fact the amazing light show displayed every night in the square was even better than the one we saw six years ago. What had changed was all the development around the ...

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The Regent Seven Seas – Our Journey To The Northern European Ports

We boarded the Regent Seven Seas Explorer in Copenhagen, Denmark. Without question it was the most beautiful ship I’ve ever been on. Lisa especially appreciated the huge walk-in closet in our room. Our itinerary included Lithuanian, Latvia, St. Petersburg Russia, Helsinki Finland, Estonia, and ended in Stockholm Sweden.

One of the highlights was a walk through the forest in Lithuania. During the Soviet era Lithuanian artists produced over 70 wood sculptures that were placed along a trail. As artists tend to ...

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