THANKSGIVING WEEK ON THE QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI

THANKSGIVING WEEK ON THE QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI        The American Cruise Line’s internet ad hailed a brand new ship, 2012, with the largest state rooms on the river, departing from New Orleans, always a pleasure to return to, and a Thanksgiving dinner aboard with lots of company for a solo traveler. So I booked…

ACAPULCO: AGING PACIFIC QUEEN STILL HAS HER CHARMS

ACAPULCO:  AGING PACIFIC QUEEN STILL HAS HER CHARMS WITH VIOLENCE FALLING, ACAPULCO OFFERS TRAVELERS MORE FOR THEIR MONEY James J. Horn, Ph.d., Acapulco Gro., Mexico  December 13, 2012 An edited version of this post appeared in THE NEWS (Mexico City), December 13, 2012. N.B.  This article has been updated to reflect publicity on violence in the port. http://www.thenews.com.mx/index.php/mexico-articulos/3744-aging-pacific-queen-still-has-her-charms–…