Natural and Man-Made Beauty on the Danube

Since we retired, cruising seems to have become part of our annual holiday ritual. Lady of the House persuaded me to participate in an Alaskan Cruise for our retirement present to each other, a few years ago in 1992

Now, even the worst student of world geography knows that Alaska, and Scotland, which is my domicile, are not exactly close neighbours and any journey between one and t’other will require a considerable amount of sitting in a metal tube, many miles in the atmosphere for a considerable time, being bored out of one’s mind.

And so it was, in xxxx