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What to Do When the Port is Far from Town

by Gayle Keck | May 20, 2016

You can’t wait to see the sights of Rome on your Mediterranean cruise, only to find out that you are actually docking more than an hour away in Civitavecchia. Or you think you’re stopping in Bangkok — then discover it could be a two-hour drive to the city from the port of Laem Chabang. What to do? We’ve got some strategies to help those faraway port blues.

Gayle Keck

Gayle Keck is a San Francisco-based contributor to ShermansCruise who has also written for The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times.

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