The Canadian Press Share Posted by Avalon Waterways waives single supplement on select Europe cruises TORONTO — Solo travellers who book 2017 Europe river cruises with Avalon Waterways can save with a No Single Supplement promotion on now through Jan. 3.All of Avalon’s 2017 itineraries have five cabins set aside on every sailing for solo travellers. Avalon offers almost 30 European itineraries from eight to 24 days, many with themed departures available. These special sailings include expert talks and demonstrations, and range from art to music, wine to history and more, well suited for many single travellers. There is also a new Active Discovery cruise on the Danube with optional hiking, biking and canoeing excursions included.“Our solo passengers love the comfort and security on board our ships,” says Stéphanie Bishop, Managing Director of Avalon Waterways in Canada. “Plus if you act quickly, this can also be a great opportunity for two friends to travel together – each with their own stateroom!”Avalon features a fleet of new vessels – none more than seven years old – with the majority of staterooms featuring beds that face the wall to wall, floor to ceiling window which opens over two meters. Sailings include shore excursions, nightly talks and entertainment and local wine and beer served with lunch and dinner. Avalon cruises also include the use of Nordic walking poles and bikes, complete with helmets and maps, for optional independent touring ashore. Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Tags: Avalon Waterways, Britain & Europe << Previous PostNext Post >>
April 4, 2002 This series of photosdepict the recent mammoth pour. Our construction team poured 112 tonsof concrete, which came to about 58 cubic yards delivered in 6 trucks.Remember this shot from the posting on March 26? This is the secondfloor of Unit 6 and 7 of the East Crescent showing the rebar cage before the pour.[Photo: David Tollas &text: Sue Anaya] On the morning of thepour construction manager Spencer Marrese-Atom is talkingthrough the expected chain of events with his crew in the classroom.[Photo: Ray Lam & text: SA] The first concretetruck is pulling up to the boom pump. [Photo & text: SA] Volunteer AndyBradshaw is stuffing a test cylinder with a sample from the first batchof concrete. The tubes are sent to a lab for compression strength.[Photo & text: SA] Workshopper SorenManillen is wetting down the forms before the pour. [Photo & text: SA] The pour starts atthe southwest corner of unit 6. [Photo: RL & text: SA] Constructionsupervisor Ray Shong is guiding the vibrating screed while Scott Reillyis smoothing out the surface with a giant bullfloat. [Photo: RL & text:SA] The pour in progress.[Photo: RL & text: SA] A view from the 3rdfloor of the 5th unit of the progress of the pour. [Photo: RL & text:SA] Our welding man RonChandler is guiding the pump hose. [Photo: Nadia Begin & text: SA] A view from thesky-suite onto the almost completed pour. [Photo: Nadia Begin & text:SA] With the pourcomplete there is still a lot of detail work to be done. [Photo & text:SA] Volunteer JunkoKobayashi is doing some of the edgework. Junko has gone back to Japan.[Photo & text: SA] Monster pourcomplete.