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Program #19578RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Oct 4 — Oct 13, 2013

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Day One: Friday, October 04 - Depart North America
In Transit: Depart North America for Barcelona, Spain

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in a fully restored historical building, in a central position just two blocks from "La Pedrera" ( Gaudi - Casa Mila) and four blocks from Plaza Catalunya.

Contact info:
Roger de Lluria, 60
Barcelona, 08009 Spain
phone: +34 93 272 00 50
Room amenities: Private facilities, hair dryer, in room a/c & heating, tel., Satellite TV, Minibar, Safe deposit box. Wi-fi

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge and a spacious Lobby, lift to all floors. Internet and wi-fi in public areas

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Saturday, October 05 - Arrival and Orientation in Barcelona
Arrive To: Arrive to Barcelona and check into hotel. Your group leader will welcome you at the airport and help with the check-in process. Please note as a general rule rooms are generally available around 2:00pm.

Afternoon: Meet with your group leader for a welcome and orientation session at the hotel.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Catalonia Berna

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Sunday, October 06 - Barcelona / Gaudi's La Pedrera and Sagrada Famili...
Barcelona / Gaudi's La Pedrera and Sagrada Familia / Embark Nieuw Amsterdam

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel. Check out of Barcelona hotel.

Morning: City Orientation & La Pedrera: After an orientation drive to see many of Barcelona's highlights, stop for a guided visit to Casa Mila. Casa Milà, popularly known as ‘La Pedrera’, is a most unusual building, constructed between 1906 and 1912 by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) and declared UNESCO World Heritage in 1984. La Pedrera is probably one of the most famous buildings of the Modernista or Catalan Art Nouveau period and one of the architect Antoni Gaudí’s most ambitious works.

Lunch: Tapas lunch at a local restaurant in Barcelona

Afternoon: Sagrada Familia: Enjoy a guided visit inside the "Templo Expiatiorio de La Sagrada Familia". Originally conceived in a modest orthodox neo-Gothic style, the project changed direction and scale under Gaudi, who used the opportunity to reflect his own spiritual and nationalist feelings, spending most of the rest of his working life in the project. Transfer to Port Barcelona to embark the MS Nieuw Amsterdam. The ship is scheduled to depart Barcelona at 4:00 pm.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Monday, October 07 - At Sea / Onboard Lectures and Activities
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Join your study leader for an exclusive presentation on art, history and culture in the Mediterranean

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Join your study leader for an exclusive presentation on art, history and culture in the Mediterranean

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Tuesday, October 08 - La Goulette / Tunis - Roman Art in the Mediterran...
Note: There are no elevators at the Bardo Museum. Most of the exhibits are on the second and third levels. There is a 15-20 minute uphill walk to reach Sidi Bou Said from the bus parking lot. There is a fee of 1 EURO per camera at the Bardo Museum and at Carthage.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Visit the Punic and Roman ruins at Carthage, the center of the Phoenician civilization reputedly founded by Queen Dido. This busy city was once Rome's most dangerous enemy and bitter rival; today its ruins are scattered among the area's more modern construction. The ruins include the enormous Roman public baths near the seashore, the Tophet children's cemetary and the remains of what was once a five-story amphitheatre where Christians were sacrificed. The Punic ports and the ruins of Roman temples, monuments and columns will be your window on the history of these two great civilizations. Next, visit the Bardo Museum, which includes one of the richest collections of Roman mosaics in the world. Housed in the palace that was once the residence of the Beys of Tunis, the Bardo Museum boasts a collection of artifacts including statues and jewelry, displaying exquisite workmanship, design and variety. The coach will then take you to the bustling medina (Old Town) of Tunis. Disembark your coach to take in the organized chaos of the city - fruit stalls, water-bearers, leather merchants and carpet weavers.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in Tunis

Afternoon: Finally you will visit Sidi Bou Said - one of the prettiest villages in Tunisia, famous for its moorish architecture of white houses with blue shutters covered in bougainvillea. A short walk uphill will bring you to the village that sits proudly atop a cliff, commanding stunning views of the Gulf of Tunis.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Wednesday, October 09 - Palermo, Sicily
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Afternoon exploration of the Sicilian capital of Palermo, once a Phoenician stronghold and a historic Roman trading center. Marvel at the the Norman Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel as your local expert discusses the creative confluence of Latin, Byzantine and Arab cultures. Continue on to San Giovanni degli Eremiti and Palermo Cathedral, built in 1185, with its fascinating porphyry tombs.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: If time allows, explore the port of Palermo independently. The ship is cheduled to depart port at 3:00pm. In the afternoon, join your group leader for a lecture on art, history and culture in the Mediterranean.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Thursday, October 10 - Civitavecchia / Rome
Note: Modest attire is required; knees and shoulders must be covered.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: In the Eternal City, enter the vast expanse of St. Peter's Square through Bernini's Colonnade, and step into Christendom's largest church, St. Peter's Basilica. In the apse in the splendid gilt and bronze throne, also designed by Bernini. Take time to see the Pieta, Michelangel's masterpiece in white marble. Leaving the Vatican, drive along the Tiber River, passing Aventine Hill for a view of the imposing remains of the imperial Palaces and the Circus Maximus. Pass by the Forum where vestiges of the Roman Empire remain. visit the Colosseum and drive by Venice Square, the heart of Rome with tis flamboyant memorial to King Victor Emanuel. Stop at the Trevi Fountain where King Neptune's tritons guard the sparkling waters of Rome's most beloved monument. Toss in a coin to ensure your return to the Eternal City! Note: This field trip does not visit the Vatican Museum or the Sistine Chapel. The use of an audio headset (included) will enhance your experience.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant in Rome

Afternoon: After lunch enjoy some free time to explore on your own before transferring back to the ship.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Friday, October 11 - Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: A Taste of Tuscany: A 45-minute drive will bring you to the walled city of Lucca for a walking tour to the beautiful Cathedral of San Martino,the Piazza Anfiteatro, the Church of San Frediano, Guinigi's Tower and the outside of the Church of San Michele. Browse on your own during some free time, then meet back up in the Piazzale Verdi to leave Lucca by coach.

Lunch: Stop at a typical farmhouse to enjoy a Tuscan lunch

Afternoon: From Lucca, it’s just 15 minutes by coach to Villa Torrigiani—one of the most important and beautiful houses in the Lucchese territory, with beautiful fountains and trees. Step inside the villa; then, you will have time to stroll in the garden on your own.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Launched from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection. Holland America Line has installed an array of works valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists. Some pieces reflect the Dutch Golden Age while others, such as the spectacular centerpiece in the atrium, express a contemporary curiosity. Adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam is an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline made from clear translucent blocks that hang upside-down. The sculpture was created by husband and wife Italian artists Gilbert Lebigre and Corinne Roger of Creazioni Lebigre & Roger. The significant collection, which includes works by celebrated artists Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, continues with astounding displays throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 2,106 Crew members: 929 Gross tonnage: 86,700grt Length: 936 feet Beam: 105.8 Maximum speed: 23.9 knots

Contact info:
Corporate Headquarters
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 206-281-3535
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Facility amenities: The new ship continues several much-admired Holland America Line features, including outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Explorations Café -- a cyber-coffee house powered by The New York Times; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar; the innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens; an expanded Greenhouse Spa and Salon with thermal suites and hydro-pool, the largest gymnasium ever built for Holland America Line; and a youth facility that includes the teens-only Loft. In addition the ship will feature the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Saturday, October 12 - Toulon, France
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Begin by driving through the lovely Provencal countryside to the charming ancient town of Aix. Your guide will lead you on a walking tour of the Cours Mirabeau - one of the city's wide avenues shaded by 200-year old trees. Built on the site of the city's medieval ramparts, the trees form a verdant tunnel to protect pedestrians from the heat of teh Provencal sun. On your walk you will notice the elegant facades of the mansions along teh Cours, with their wrought iron balconies and finely-carved doorways. View the old Mazarin District begun by Archbishop Michel Mazarin in 1646. Originally inhabited by artisans and separated from other parts of the city, it later attracted the nobility and is noted for its walled gardens. Discover beautiful St. Sauveur Cathedral, with its many different and contrasting architectural styles. This eclectic legacy of building is the result of structural additions and renovations done between the 5th and 18th centuries. Most notable are the 12th-century Romanesque nave, where bits of a Roman-era wall were used in a new wall, and the 15th-century Gothic portal.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Return by coach to the ship in Toulon

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Ten: Sunday, October 13 - Barcelona / Disembark
Breakfast: Breakfast on board before disembarkation.

Morning: Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport. To allow time for the ship to clear customs, passengers to disembark and the transfer to the airport, we do not recommend booking flights that depart before 12:00 noon

Meals Included: Breakfast

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