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Program #14317RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
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.
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Julie Prafke Sep 16, 2014 at 09:18 PM

How did your iPad and android phone chargers work? Do I need an adapter on the ship? Also Canon camera chargers. Most are 110/220. Thanks.
Ed Bolson Sep 16, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Julie, I actually brought a 6 outlet surge protected power strip that had special sockets that handled both European AND US plugs. I also got European plug adapters and used one to plug the power strip into an outlet in the cabin (actually had to remove a lamp, then plug the lamp into my power strip). All of my chargers are dual voltage. There was also ONE US socket (behind the TV!) in my cabin on the AmaCerto. Hope that helps!
Ed Bolson Sep 16, 2014 at 11:27 PM

Oh, and you will really love this trip (weather permitting, of course :)

Barbara Rich May 08, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Anyone leaving from Dulles(DC),June 15 at 5:25 pm on United?

Elizabeth Golden Apr 18, 2014 at 05:52 PM

Hi Mary, I live on Cape Cod (Sandwich), where are you going to be ? Maybe we could get together ! Beth
Mary Falwell Apr 18, 2014 at 09:07 PM

We'll be in Chatham around Mothers Day or day later. We can touch base then...meet for coffee or something

Elizabeth Golden Apr 17, 2014 at 07:35 PM

Hi Susan & Mary, I am on British Airways, it leaves at the same time but I go thru London. I believe for international departures there is not one terminal you just leave from whatever airline you are flying, so I will not be able to meet you in Boston. I have never been on a river cruse so this is very exciting!!! Beth
Mary Falwell Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM

We should all be in terminal E but you'd be at a different gate. Perhaps there's a food court we could meet at. This is our 1st river cruise also. We did a Windstar down the Amalfi coast but my husband is not a cruise person. He's not counting this as a cruise!

Susan Ried Apr 17, 2014 at 02:21 PM

Hi, Mary and Beth- I am also on Delta. Transportation to the pier is provided for you. I booked independently although i can hop on the bus if the timing is right. In Paris in September on my RS trip, we had to wait two hours for everyone's flights. Our time in Amsterdam is too valuable so make take the train into town. Apparently, quite convenient. Have made my list of things to do in a very short amount of time, including what buses to take from the pier for the Rijksmuseum. Always leave from Atlanta for Europe - does Boston have an international departure terminal? My daughter (Hingham) will be dropping me at Logan. We should get in touch shortly before we leave. Getting excited. Sue/Sarasota
Mary Falwell Apr 18, 2014 at 09:10 AM

Boston does have International terminal. It's last one at airport. B
Mary Falwell Apr 18, 2014 at 09:13 AM

Sorry, didn't finish. Its terminal E I believe. Would love to get your thoughts on Amsterdam and agree with you, would rather not wait and use up precious time. We're leaving for Cape Cod in 2 weeks, maybe we could meet or talk prior to then. Mary/ St Pete

Mary Falwell Apr 16, 2014 at 05:46 PM

We're on Delta flying out of Logan on June 15th at 7:15pm arrive Amsterdam at 8:15am. Looks like several of us we be there via different airlines around the same time. Does Road Scholar meet us or do we just meet at the ship?

Elizabeth Golden Apr 16, 2014 at 11:59 AM

I will be leaving from Boston on British Airways at 7:15 on June 15th. I wondered if anyone else is on this flight? Maybe we could meet for a glass of winebefore the flight, I was told we may not be sitting together as we are were booked at different times. Beth Golden

Mickie Constantino Apr 03, 2014 at 03:19 AM

I loved this trip with Hedi and Franz. Great lectures, nice people, great ship. Food got a little tiring so we often ate lunch out for a treat.
Mary Falwell Apr 05, 2014 at 10:53 AM

thanks for the input. Was thinking the same thing about having a few lunches or dinner off the ship.

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