Royal Princess Mediterranean Cruise

Barcelona Spain to Rome, Italy
6th to 17th May 2017

Photo credits....Barry and Princess Cruise Lines

Our first look at Europe on Air Canada Rouge from Toronto

Special thanks to Mark Mcutchen of
King Rose Travel
for all travel arrangements and bookings.
1900 King Street . Hamilton . Ontario    L8K 1W1
for all our travel arrangements.

Our first stop was Barcelona Spain






The Sagrada Familia Basilica still under contruction



 





Best Tapa (Spanish Buffet) in Barcelona

The Market in Barcelona





The board walk near the port of Barcelona

After four days it was time to board our ship..The Royal Princess


We board the Royal Princess at the port of Barcelona Spain 6th May 2017


Few shots around the spacious ship


The Crown grill and Wheelhouse Bar


Our specialty dinner at the Crown Grill


Ready for the Captain's Party

 


Our favourite place for after dinner drinks.




The "Sea Walk"...jutting 28 feet over the side of the ship!


 Our first port of call..Outside the water feature in Marseille, France


Marseille, France   downtown



Marseille, France   167 steps to the bascilica high up in the mountains.



Back to the ship for dinner

Our Maitre D' "Massamo" in the dining room.

Judy and Barry with Yolande (Yo) & Norman Fenez
with our waiter Bobin from Serbia in the anytime dinning room.






Our table waiter Bobin looking after us.

Bobin's capable assistant "George" from the Ukraine and his beautiful wife.


Passengers enjoying the holiday on the aft deck.


Our guided tour to the Tower of Pisa, Italy


 The Tower of Pisa, Italy







Getting ready for the walk in Mykonos, Greece


A major attraction  church in Mykonos, Greece


A small church in Mykinos, Greece


The Last Supper in a small off the street church, Mykonos,  Greece


The famous pelican at Mykonos, Greece




The ancient ruins at Olympia




Pizza for lunch on board of the Royal Princess..24/7 and probably the best ever!

Arriving by tender at Kotor, Montenegro



An interesting EGG in Kotor market square.



Lunch at the local pizza shop... Kotor

Our waiter....suggesting lunch.

Cats everywhere in Kotor




The Royal Princess tender crew waiting of us returning from Kotor


Town of Oia, Santorini Greece


The cable car and donkey path to the top of Fira, Santorini Greece




Black Sand beach at Santorini, Greece


Norman and "Yo" Santorini, Greece


High above the sea at  Santorini, Greece




Santorini's famous bus trip back down to the tender

Arriving at the port of Naples, Italy

The famous Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Italy






The Russian Millionaire's mystery sailing ship in Naples harbour

And now our final stop ...ROME, Italy

Cobble stones everywhere......beautiful clean City of Rome offices.



The spectatular Roman  Colosseum...built in 70 AD

A few "actor" centurians...depicting Roman Army guards.



The famous Spanish Steps in Rome

The Rome "Termini" train station....crowded as usual..but affordable transportation.


The famous "three coins in the fountain" Trevi Fountain in Rome




Judy and Barry at the Trevi Fountain

What better way to finish the Rome holiday with an accordian solo from a street musician!

 

There are more shots coming as we edit the camera cards...thanks for looking.

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