The destination every cruiser dreams about ? the timeless lands of the Mediterranean. Learn about past civilizations, the art, politics and culture of societies which continue to influence the world. All the attractions of each port are covered extensively with special detail on shore excursions. Over 100 maps, 450 photos, all in color. Written specially for cruisers with maps showing exactly where the ships dock with valuable information on getting around in each port. Each chapter covers history, culture, shore excursions, land tours, shopping tips and even cab fares. Comes with a giant pull-out color map.Vipond, Anne is the author of 'Mediterranean by Cruise Ship The Complete Guide to Mediterranean Cruising', published 2007 under ISBN 9780968838990 and ISBN 0968838995.