Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #2

The subject for the second week of CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK (outtakes) is the port of Kotor, Montenegro, a stop for cruises originating in Venice that is popular for its fortified medieval old town. This photo was omitted in favor of three other images of Kotor’s magnificent mountain-rimmed harbor that were chosen for inclusionContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #2”

Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #1

This is my first posting of an outtake photo for the CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK. I was able to squeeze 535 photos into my new 208-page book ‘Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships.’ But there are some images that should have made the book, but unfortunately got squeezed out. This is one. LaContinue reading “Cruising Photo of the Week (Outtakes) #1”

Cruising by Castles on the Rhine

In the summer of 2008, a cruise on the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers from Amsterdam to Budapest was the first of my two Viking River Cruises.  While the entire cruise was two weeks of bliss photographing some of Europe’s finest scenery, the 43-mile middle stretch called the “Romantic Rhine” between Germany’s Koblenz and Rudesheim wasContinue reading “Cruising by Castles on the Rhine”