June 25, 2000 |
A "Bike and Cruise" cycling vacation, offered by Bike and Cruise Tours of Oregon, lets participants spend their days bicycling on different islands in the southern Caribbean and their nights cruising to the next port on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Dream. The tour runs Nov. 26 to Dec. 3. The riding level is moderate: rolling and hilly. Distance covered is 18 to 35 miles a day. The itinerary includes San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Antigua; St. Martin; and St. Croix and St.
August 26, 2001 |
Ex-CIA, FBI and KGB officers will join tourists on a seven-day "Spy Cruise" through the Bahamas. This educational-entertainment offering is from the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies of Alexandria, Va. Spy Cruise passengers will sail on the Regal Empress of Regal Cruise Lines from March 10 to 17. They will dine with former spies and spy catchers and authors of espionage novels.
October 4, 1998 |
"Don't worry, madame," whispered the turbaned man next to me, "that snake around your daughter's neck is not poisonous." It couldn't have been more than 30 seconds since I had taken my eyes off my 12-year-old in Marrakech's throwback medieval square, Djemaa el-Fna. Yet in that time, a snake charmer had succeeded in wrapping the creature around my startled child, who now stood stone-still as the slithering serpent slowly wound its way up around her neck. "Get that thing off her. Now," I ordered.