The Journey Begins

Traveling From The Villages to Los Angeles At 12:10 pm EST, our JetBlue flight took off from Orlando and flew west about 200 miles, where, high above the Gulf of Mexico, we made a right-hand turn of approximately 45°, and headed on a long gently arcing path across southern Louisiana, Texas and the desert southwest. […]

Our 1st Trip Around the World

Indian Ocean and Europe Cruise The Cruise Options London to Singapore London to Rome Rome to Dubai through Suez Canal Dubai to Singapore Rome to Singapore or the Reverse or 1, 2 or 3 segments in either direction The Deal The Ports of Call Shore Excursions in 19 Ports Obtaining Visas In Our Next Post […]

Guest Speakers

2nd VGS Genealogy Cruise Photos © Copyright 2019 James R. Lannin, Jr. VGS Genealogy Cruise List of Presentations Day Time Presentation 3 Feb 2:00-3:00 pm Bring ‘Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor ProfileGeorge G. Morgan 4 Feb 9:00-10:00 am Genetic Genealogy EducationBlaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD 10:30-11:30 am Understanding Copyright and PlagiarismDrew Smith 12:45-1:45 […]

Port Canaveral Embarcation Day #1

The 2nd VGS Genealogy Cruise The Villages Genealogical Society sponsored its second Genealogy Cruise February 2-9, 2019, four years after its first genealogy event at sea. Our guest speakers were Blaine T Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. (The Genetic Genealogist), George G Morgan and Drew Smith of Aha Seminars, The Genealogy Guys Podcast and Genealogy Connection, and […]

Miami Nov 19, 2018

Monday – Moving Day This Morning we woke up in Miami, a city which almost always is at her photogenic best. Today was no exception. Sunrise highlighted the skylines of both Miami & Miami Beach. First I looked to the east. (click) 1st Photo. Then I looked to the west. (click) 2nd Photo. Because we […]