Families bound by tragedy bond over Christmas cruise in Europe

Boston-based Vantage Deluxe World Travel hosted a cruise for those connected to unspeakable tragedies. 

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    A family of survivors

    Heroes Cruise group photo at Melk Abbey in Austria  
    Casey Sherman
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    Sailing through Slovakia

    Vantage Travel's SS Splendor arriving in Bratislava, Slovakia.
    Casey Sherman
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    Proud fathers

    9/11 dad Al Santora and Granite Mountain Hotshot dad Dan Parker presenting each other with baseball caps commemorating their sons.
    Casey Sherman
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    Sampling the local cuisine

    Vantage Travel Heroes Cruise passengers take in a gingerbread making demonstration in Passau, Germany.
    Casey Sherman
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    A tree to honor the fallen

    River cruise Christmas tree decorated by 9/11 and Yarnell Hill families.
    Casey Sherman
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    Horsing around in Austria

    Passengers Melissa Vialpando  and Roxanne Warneke greeting friendly horses in Vienna, Austria.
    Casey Sherman
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    Dancing the night away

    Passengers Karen Norris and Al Santora dancing a waltz in Vienna, Austria.
    Casey Sherman
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