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kay Jun 18th, 2001 08:31 PM

Mediterranean cruise to Istanbul
 
Leaving San Francisco on July 18 for Istanbul to cruise on the Crown Odyssey to Rome. Would appreciate any info on shore excursions, dress on ship, food, or anything at all. This is my first cruise, so I really need some input. Thanks. <BR>Kay

Lisa Jun 19th, 2001 04:20 AM

Hi Kay, <BR>here are some URL addresses which may help. Some of these references are for different cruise lines but the port information and general information could help. <BR> <BR>copy and paste these for easy referencing <BR>http://members.home.net/rridgely/cruise/cruisers.htm <BR>http://members.home.net/rridgely/cru...ews/review.htm <BR>and <BR>http://login.prospero.com/dir-login/...rt%26lgnJR%3D1 <BR>Go into the various boards on these sites <BR>also www.cruisecritic.com <BR>and www.cruise-addict.com <BR>www.cruisediva.com <BR> <BR>Enjoy. <BR> <BR>

Kay Jun 27th, 2001 07:41 PM

Thanks, Lisa. I'll try them.I appreciate the suggestions.

jean Jun 29th, 2001 08:35 AM

If you will go back (currently Ques.39 but probably further back by now) you might find some answers to your question. We have just returned from the Med. on the Golden Princess and a lot will apply to you. Glad to help if you have specific questions.

Kay Jul 5th, 2001 08:38 PM

Jean , I've tried everything I can think of and I can't find question 39 0r anything about the Golden Princess. <BR> <BR>Kay

Ferit Aug 8th, 2001 01:29 PM

www.oldistanbul.com <BR>can give you some idea <BR> <BR>See Istanbul through the eyes of the artists and historians of Les Arts Turcs, innovators in off-the-beaten-path walking tours. Explore Old Istanbul, from the ancient tradition of the Turkish bath to the mystic Whirling Dervishes, from the Egyptian Spice Market to the trade secrets of the Silk Road linking Europe with China. Each of these intimate half-day and full-day tours will immerse you in a unique aspect of Turkish history and culture. <BR>


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