Red Light Area – De Wallen – Amsterdam

Our last night on the cruise would be in Amsterdam.  Our cruise director had told us that if we wanted to he would take us on a tour of the Red Light Area.  So at 9.15 about 40 people all crowded into the reception area of the ship. He gave us a few tips on … Continue reading Red Light Area – De Wallen – Amsterdam

Red Lipstick

Tonight is the Captains Farewell.  Our cruise is nearly over.  Tomorrow we will be in Amsterdam, then onto Paris, then home. My sister Paula always wore gorgeous red lipstick, Channel Rouge Allure. Paula looked amazing. Me, I hardly wore makeup maybe a touch of powder or a bit of lippy but nothing bright. I was … Continue reading Red Lipstick

Reichsburg Castle – Cochem

2/8/16 - Tuesday After all the wine tasting we were taken by mini coaches up to Reichsburg Castle.  It was still pouring with rain and our guide and Tour Director advised us to be very careful.  Cobblestones when wet are very slippery and dangerous.  To make it worse the entrance to the Castle is a … Continue reading Reichsburg Castle – Cochem

Cochem & Wine Tasting

Tuesday 2/8/16 Docking into Cochem we were greeted with a rainy day.  We had been so lucky the previous days with glorious sunshine. The options for Tours today were: Walking Tour with Cochem Castle and a visit to a unique wine-making exhibits at Schlagkamp Winery and Wine Museum. Guided Bicycle Tour As it was raining … Continue reading Cochem & Wine Tasting