WeekendCoffeeShare: Help Wanted

Good Morning everyone! If we were having coffee this morning you would have to join me in the bedroom……….I had surgery on my spine Friday, and it will be about 4 weeks before I am back to the new me! So, of course the spring bulbs arrived on Thursday.  I need 145 bulbs plus planted….

It’s Still Sunday: Pink

Sunday Stills is a photography challenge with a weekly theme. Terri posts the theme with images of her own interpretation. Any blogger is welcome, who would like to participate and interpret the challenge with their photos. There is also an optional Link-Up using InLinkz. What do I have this week for the PINK Challenge, that…

Six On Saturday on Elba Island, Italy

The ship has reached the port at Portoferraio on Elba Island, Italy. Our featured excursion was to see the country villa of Napoleon Bonaparte, who was exiled here in 1814. I have written another post about Napoleon’s villa HERE. Bonaparte’s villa called the Villa of San Martino is located in the Arcipelago Toscano National Park….

Thursday Doors on Elba Island, Italy

The ship has anchored near Portoferraio on Elba Island, Italy, which is shaped like a fish. We are here to visit one of two residences that Napoleon Bonaparte had on the island between May, 1814 and February, 1815, when he was exiled here after he abdicated the French throne. I will post a more detailed account…

Ship Shape

Yesterday, I posted about the Eats on board the ship and the many restaurants, lounges and bars to partake the great food in…….. What else did we do on a daily basis aboard the Voyager? We went out to the pool deck at night to watch the colors change and gaze at the different ports………..

Eats, Drinks and Dancin’!

I haven’t showed you many photos of the ship, the Seven Seas Voyager.  So, today I thought you might like to see some of the things we did, when we were not on an excursion or after we came back from an excursion. I have broken down the fun into different posts and today will…

Santa Margherita, Italy

We have “tendered” over to Santa Margherita from Portofino. For those of you, like me, who had no idea what a “tender” was; it’s a boat that can be used as a life boat from a big ship or can be used to transport you from a ship out at sea to a harbor. Our…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Fall Finally!

If we were having coffee I’d opt for the Pumpkin Spice with a gingersnap on the side……… I’ve been “Doing Up the Porch” this week. Asked hubby to bring round the big tin planter to put the mums in. His reply, “Why can’t we use the same planters we had here all summer?” My look…

Six On Saturday in Portofino, Italy

We are cruizin’ right along so today I have a twofer! Portofino was definitely one of my favorite destinations on this cruise. The village and harbor were small. The colors were amazing. The flowers everywhere. So let’s look at my SOS! We walked up the hill to see Saint George’s Church. Cascading flowers and cacti…

Six On Saturday in Nice, France

We can’t leave Nice without a SOS! What is Six on Saturday you ask? It’s easy, six photos (six only please) of a garden (yours or anybodies else’s. This can be flowers, vegetables, a garden design, whatever, as long as it’s garden related) posted on Saturday!  So, it’s six photos . Of Gardens. On Saturday….

Did You Say Pastel in Portofino?

You last found me here at the café, just enjoying the beautiful scenery in Portofino, Italy. As I gaze around the harbor it is the pastel colors that put me in a happy mood…………so let’s see more of  Portofino…….. From my chair at the café, I think my favorite color is the peachy terra-cotta color…………

Thursday Doors in Portofino, Italy

The Voyager has docked in the harbor at Portofino and we tendered into the beautiful sea-side village. I loved everything about Portofino at first glance; the tiny harbor set with cafés, the shape and colors of the buildings and the hot, hot, hot weather…….. Now let’s find some doors! There were many doors here with…

Portofino, Italy; Oh, How I Loved You!

We followed this guy out of the port in Monte-Carlo….. Wouldn’t it be nice to just have a private yacht, a helicopter and a little dinghy, to take you anywhere you wanted to go? We were on the other guy……the Regent ship, Voyager, which ain’t to shabby either! This morning we woke up to views…

Nice in Nice, France

This was the Nice part of the Nice and Easy Tour! As you know we have already explored the Easy or Eze part of this tour! What will we see here? From the bus it looks nice and flat. And, it’s a beautiful day! We started exploring Nice, beginning at the Apollo Fountain at the…

Six On Saturday in Eze, France

We’ve made our way along the coast from Monaco and back into France. Eze is perched on top of a steep cliff overlooking the sea. What SOS did I find here?  Let’s see………there were multitudes of  flowering vines ………… and flowers made of porcelain bunched together in beautiful multi-colored vases………. Down the cobblestone path to…