Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is a beautiful island off the coast of Spain.  This is a serious contender for retirement–one of the most amazing places we’ve seen in the world.  Unfortunately, our pictures do not portray the beauty and character of this place.  I think this is because we made some friends that day, and our camera wasn’t as active as it had been in other ports.

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia, Spain

This was the first day on the cruise that we decided to go sans excursion.  We looked at the map, saw how close the port was to everything in the city, and decided to give it a whirl.  We walked around the city for a couple of hours, discovered the museum campus, shopped a little, and it turned out to be a phenomenal day.  If you ever find yourself on a cruise that docks in Valencia, trust us on this one–walk to the museum campus and you will not be disappointed. Read more