Author Archives: Deanne Swenson

Transatlantic Cruise, Italy, Spain, and the Azores

Setting sail into the sunset on this beautiful ship.  The first thing we did was explore all the decks, finding some favorite spots.  There were five swimming pools.  My favorite was the Sanctuary Pool.  They had the cushiest lounges. Our … Continue reading

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Iceland, England, and Rome

After enjoying some Florida sunshine, we boarded our overnight flight from Orlando to Iceland.  We took a few naps, I watched a movie or two, but the absolute highlight of this flight was flying over Greenland.  There was a full … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, Washington DC and Mt. Vernon….then south!

We enjoyed a free night at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pocono.  The pool and hot tub were enjoyable, and we were ready to leave after our free breakfast (I call it free, but we earned points over a few … Continue reading

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Thousand Islands, Acadia National Park and to the Poconos

Leaving beautiful Niagara Falls, we traveled east along the south shore of Lake Ontario, crossing the Thousand Island bridge into Canada. Feeling this is our best campsite ever, we enjoyed Ivy Lea campground, one of the Parks of the St. … Continue reading

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From Mackinaw to Niagara Falls

After four special days at Hunter, North Dakota with friends and family, we began our trek eastward.  New shocks all around smoothed our journey considerably!  Found our Walmart overnight spot easily just past Duluth into Superior.  Shopped there (we like … Continue reading

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Departure Day

We plan to leave Canon City Sunday afternoon, September 16, arriving at Hunter Wednesday, Sept. 19.  After four wonderful days, we expect to begin our trek eastward after lunch, Sunday Sept. 23, our first destination Mackinac Island.  We will lay … Continue reading

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About us: Your Cruise Specialists!

  At the helm of his own sailboat, Denis found his passion.  During the 1980’s he spent every spare moment sailing from his home on Whidbey Island, Washington around the Seattle and Victoria area.  Today, Denis still loves the feel … Continue reading

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Travel Consultants, specializing in cruises

We are now able to assist you with planning and booking cruises! Our association with a premier full-service host travel agency provides the most advantageous resources, so you will receive competitive or better pricing, plus often additional amenities.  We promise … Continue reading

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Southeast Alaska and Home!

 SOUTHEAST ALASKA BY MARINE HIGHWAY! Sailing the Inside Passage from Haines to Juneau. We were on the “Fast Ferry” Spectacular Mendenhall Glacier! We arrived Sunday afternoon, and were invited up to Danny and Becky’s, where we also met some of … Continue reading

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August Adventures in Alaska

On the ferry Tustemena, on our way to Kodiak Island, a journey of 13 1/2 hours. Cars drove onto the side of the ferry onto an elevator, which then lowered us into the bowels of the ship.  We were on … Continue reading

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