Saturday, June 21, 2008

A taste of Italy...and other stuff

In April 2002, we did two B2B cruises in the Mediterranean. The first was a 10-day cruise on the Costa Allegra out of Genoa. Here is the town of Menaggio on Lake Como, where we stayed prior to the cruise......



Onboard the ship...after taking a ferry across Lake Como, and catching the train to Genoa...

We had to take another train from Genoa to Savona at the end of the cruise in order to get onboard the Costa Tropicale to begin the seven-day cruise...
The food, service and entertainment was superb on both ships, as were the many ports of call we visited. We love cruising!!!

And speaking of food and entertainment, today is birthday party time for Miss Ansley, with a gaggle of giggling gals, and even a guy or two in attendance. Shhhh...no one knows that Uncle Brian will be there. Hmmm, this will be Will's very first time to attend a birthday party. I'll bet he sleeps through most of it...and has to get cake second hand, poor thing! The wee guy has grown 2 1/2 inches in only two weeks, and is now 10 lbs! After the party, he is going on his first camping trip. We believe in bringing up the kids 'right!'

Ciao, y'all...happy Saturday!

4 comments:

HaleyD said...

We should be happy where we are, right? But these pictures sure are tempting to wish to be somewhere else!

I'll keep B's secret. ;) Yay!

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

oh sooooo beautiful! what wonderful trips you had! (thanks!!!)

happy birthday to the birthday girl!!

smiles, bee
xooxoxoxoxoxoxo

crazy working mom said...

Oh that is beautiful! I've never been on a cruise. Some day...

Happy Weekend! :)

the donG said...

the mountains and the structures are impressive! i never saw this part of italy.