While I am cruising on the brand new Oceania Riviera, Avid Cruiser contributor Wallace Immen is in the Netherlands, on a river cruise. He writes:
Extreme caution is in order when you walk the sidewalks of Hoorn, our first stop in Holland on the inaugural cruise of Avalon Waterways‘ new river cruise ship Avalon Vista. Many of the city’s streets are canals, with no railings to keep errant pedestrians or unwary bikers from taking a plunge into the water. Read the rest of the story here.