St John’s Parish Church

Written on November 24, 2018 in Barbados

  St. John’s Parish Church is the first church of St. John that is presumed to have been a simple wooden building, but its date is unknown.  The present church building (the fifth) was built is 1836, and the chancel added in 1876.         St. John Parish Church

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Harrison’s Cave

Written on November 24, 2018 in Barbados

At the heart of Barbados lies one of its greatest wonders – the magnificent Harrison’s Cave.   This crystallized, limestone cave is characterized by flowingstreams, deep pools of crystal clear water and towering columns   Stalagmite formations in Harrison’s cave      

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Octopus garden in the shade

Written on November 23, 2018 in Barbados

Octopus garden in the shadeWhat a wonderful time abort the Atlantis submarine in beautiful Barbadoes.  Love the group interaction and information they provided why we keep through the portholes looking at the colorful fish      

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Bergtatt Marble Mine/ Day 11

Written on March 17, 2018 in Norway

A quick stop on our way to the mystical marble caves at Naas! The caves are a result of mining operations since 1938. We boarded a bus and headed  out into the  beautiful Norway rural/farming landscape stopping to take a few pics along the way before we reach our destination. Smile 🙂 Once we arrive...

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Svolvaer / Day 9

Written on March 15, 2018 in Norway

Our ship pulled into  Svolvær, the biggest city on the archipelago and de facto capital of Lofoten around  6 pm. We then boarded a small van for about a 45 minutes ride to Hov Hestegård Riding Centre located in Gimsoysand Norway. When we arrived at Hov we were greeted and were chosen an Icelandic horse for us to...

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Kirkenes and the Russian Border/ Day 8

Written on March 13, 2018 in Norway

Kirkenes is the only town in Norway where East meet West.  Kirkenes had more than 300 bombing raids from Soviet airplanes. More than 1000 times during the war years, the Air Raid alarms were sounded. This was because Kirkenes was one of the most strategic places in Europe during the war. Due to its geography...

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North Cape Norway / Day 7

Written on March 12, 2018 in Norway

Our Ship arrived at Honningsvag Norway and we had enough time to take a tour of Norway’s northernmost city. Photo taken by Mandolyne Photo taken by Mandolyne Photo taken by Mandolyne After a tour of Honningsvag we headed to North Cape, the outermost point of Finnmark.  No point farther north is inhabited by people. Just the drive to...

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Tromso Norway / Day 6

Written on March 12, 2018 in Norway

We arrived in Tromso a Norwegian island city, north of the arctic circle,it is also home to the world’s northernmost University. We were ready to go!   Our Guide named Anita met us outside our ship and was ready to show us  her town.  Arabella was so excited when she found out our guide’s name, remembering what...

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Bodo Norway – Day 5

Written on March 10, 2018 in Norway

It was a very busy day today…. Dad woke us up bright and early to let us know that we are going to be crossing the arctic circle.   We even had special T shirts to wear.   The adults did some pretty strange things when crossing…. like  having a troll pour water down the...

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