The Royal Princess is a return to the author’s “Adventure travel” series, now the 6th. it is based on real travel but made fiction. Professor Mike Gaherty and Assistant expedition leader Amy Carrier, long time friends and collegues and some time lovers, reconnect in a new venture for At - a Partnership with Princess lines. At in effect will add to the passenger list of an itinerary already planned by Princess for Fall, 1989. “the Mediterranean - A voyage into history” is ambitious with stops in ten destinations. the author has chosen to follow the Greek and roman Classic epics in his plan for the book - 10 Chapters or “Cantos.” 1. rome 2. venice 3. dubrovnik 4. Crete and heraklion 5. ephesus 6. istanbul 7. Yalta and Odessa 8. the Bosporos and on Board the royal Princess 9. the Greek Cyclades - delos and Mykonos 10. Anthens and sounion. the book aims to inform and entertain, in effect, to introduce the reader to the basics of history and culture of a significant part of western Civilization and have fun at the same time.