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St. Thomas - pirate island that was once Danish

St. Thomas is an island we visited many times with various cruises in the Caribbean. The island was discovered 1493 by Christofer Columbus and was on 1600 century haunt of pirates. The island has also belonged to Denmark, which, however, sold St Thomas to the USA 1916. Today, the island is part of the US Virgin Islands and…
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Among the beach games and jewels at Grand Turk

Totally ortho-scared. The Caribbean Sea is like this turquoise! Anyway outside Grand Turk. :-) Photo: Heidi Rovén. Before spring all over take over here at home and everyone just has more nearby cruise waters in mind (like the Mediterranean and the Baltic Sea) I was going to tell you the last thing about our stop on the Caribbean cruise we ...
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Klaipeda, one of Birka's summer news

Klaipeda port, photo: Mantas Volungevicious. Birka has just released next summer's news. Earlier start of the season of long cruises, more departures, overnight stays in Luleå and not least a new destination; Klaipeda in Lithuania. Milsvida beaches, high dunes The Klaipeda harbor town of Lithuania is the restaurant's most densely populated city with outdoor ...
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Discovering in Tallinn's new and old quarter

Tallink's ships enter the D-terminal. Photo: Heidi Rovén. Immediately when we arrived from the Victoria in Tallinn, a sightseeing trip was expected by Tallink. The bus was waiting right outside the terminal so it was very easy and the guide, who spoke great Swedish, told a lot of exciting about both the city of Tallinn and 100 ...
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