Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #12

A river cruise longship docked at night on the River Danube by the Chain Bridge at Budapest is this week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ (copies available now with free shipping – use code SHIPFREE). Many trans-Europe cruises via the Danube begin or end in Budapest, a halfwayContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #12”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #11

CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #11 – A portrait of a crew member of Holland America’s Westerdam is this week’s outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships.’ Holland America Line (HAL) suspended all 14 ships in its fleet in March and repatriated crew members to their home countries. Cruises are planned toContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #11”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #10

CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #10 – this week’s outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ — is bi-national as the cruises operate on the U.S. – Canadian border with a boat cruising from a dock in each country. The Maid of the Mist VII, in the foreground, is one of a seriesContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #10”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #9

This week’s outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ (www.DennisCox.com) — CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #9 – is from a few years ago aboard the Diamond Princess on a cruise along the Pacific coast of Mexico. A common activity on many cruise ships, water volleyball teams made up of volunteer passengers often takeContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #9”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #8

CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #8 – the weekly outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ is a sightseeing cruiser in the two-thousand-year-old Alsatian city of Strasbourg, France.   Rhine River cruises heading upstream to Switzerland normally make a stop to visit this city’s architecturally rich La Petite France district, imperial quarter, andContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #8”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #7

One of the world’s great seaports is the subject of The CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK for week #7 – another outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’.   Passing under the Golden Gate Bridge on a cruise ship is an experience as memorable as any embarkation or return to port gets inContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #7”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #6

America’s oldest operating steamboat is the week #6 CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK, an outtake from ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ which features two large photos of this century old fixture on the Ohio River. The Belle of Louisville, a National Historic Landmark, is one of the finest examples of America’s nostalgic revival ofContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #6”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #5

The CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK for week #5 — outtakes from my book ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ — is an arty take on baggage. Well, the art is actually located behind the luggage carts, on the port side of the Norwegian Breakaway, and is easily recognizable as the work of pop-icon artist PeterContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #5”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #4

The CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK for the fourth week is an outtake from a two-week cruise on the Viking River Cruises longship Viking Pride from Amsterdam to Budapest.  Despite having eleven pages for photos in ‘Cruising the World’ chronicling the route on the Rhine, Maine, and Danube rivers, this photo didn’t quite fit intoContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #4”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #3

This is the third week for selecting an outtake from ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships’ as the CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK.  The subject of this latest selection is ferries that transport commuters on a cruise daily between the Asian and European sections of Istanbul. This panoramic vista of the ferries in Istanbul’s GoldenContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #3”