Wonderful Memories from Previous Trips Looking at Tel Beit Shean across the columns from Roman Beit Shean A shepherd leads his sheep in the wilderness in Israel. Mark and Roxi Crews with Elaine and Mike Justus are pictured with Jerusalem in the background. Dr. Manor leads a devotional as we overlook Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. The Corinth Canal which was inaugurated on April 23, 1882, and connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. This is the first day of our cruise showing Kay on the upper deck, and yes, the Aegean Sea really is that blue! This is the Porch of the Maidens at the Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. A sculpted female figure serving as a temple support is a caryatid. This restored Minoan palace is at Knossos on the island of Crete. The sun setting behind the Alaskan mountains was a beautiful scene on our cruise. Traveling on the Alaska Railroad to Fairbanks was a real treat! Learning about the culture in Alaska Sternwheeler in Fairbanks Dr. Manor points out an area of the Tel Beth-Shemesh Archaeological Excavation where he serves as Field Director. Dr. and Mrs. Manor pause for a photo at Tel Beth-Shemesh. The sun peeks up over the Golan Heights as it rises on the Sea of Galilee. Some beautiful wildflowers at Mount of Precipice at Nazareth The Meteora monasteries are located near the town of Kalambaka, Greece. The Lion of Amphipolis is a 4th century BC sculpture that honored Laomedon of Mytilene, one of Alexander the Great's generals. Sophia, one of our excellent guides, is discussing the three churches in Philippi. The mosaics were magnificent. Lydia was baptized in the Zygakti River near Philippi. The excellent folks on the Star Princess gave us this little cake for our anniversary! Kay is shown with a statue of Granite. Granite was the late Susan Butcher's lead dog. He led her to four Iditarod victories. We are heading out of Vancouver. One of Vancouver's many beautiful gardens.