Words of Wisdom Wednesday

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Star Clippers Words of Wisdom Wednesday




Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States, and the only one to serve four terms.
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Star Clippers Words of Wisdom Wednesdays




Star Clippers are heading west to warmer waters!



Star Flyer proudly returns to Costa Rica, one of the most eco-conscious tourist destinations in the world, in November.



Will you be joining us in Costa Rica this season?
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Words of Wisdom Wednesday




Royal Clipper at Hvar, Croatia.



Even the largest fully rigged sailing ship in the world can be dwarfed by the vastness of the sea.



Have you had a travel moment that left you in awe? Tell us in the comments below!



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Known for his underwater documentaries, Jacques Cousteau was a pioneer of the ocean, the man responsible for creating scuba gear, and an avid environmentalist. Not only did he save the whales, but also helped to stop the underwater dumping of nuclear waste in the Mediterranean, making it a safe and beautiful sea for us to sail today.
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Star Clippers' Quote of the Day




George Bernard Shaw was enchanted by Dubrovnik, Croatia, after his visit in 1929, and it's not hard to see why.



Dubrovnik is one of the best preserved examples of a medieval walled city existing today.







The city's varied history can be observed in its buildings. There are over 80 religious buildings in Dubrovnik representing a range of architectural periods from Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic styles. Today the port city has been featured as a fantastical background on such shows as HBO's Game of Thrones.



People continue to fall in love with the city, as George Bernard Shaw once did.






Guests can sail to Dubrovnik on Royal Clipper and Star Clipper during their summer seasons in the Eastern Mediterranean.


Photos are courtesy of Paul Vandevelder from his recent Mediterranean sailing on Royal Clipper. Paul VanDevelder writes for SAIL, the NYT's, the LA Times, and Audubon, and is the author of Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire through Indian Territory (Yale University Press) and Coyote Warrior: One Man, Three Tribes, and the Trial that Forged a Nation (Little,Brown). He has been been a contract photographer for Star Clippers since 1992. You can visit Paul at his web site for more pictures and stories: http://www.elbowoodscafe.com
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