Thank you for your message and excellent planning.  Yes, we did not show up.  We arrived at 2:30 pm.  I had confused September 2 with Day 2 of the cruise--my responsibility entirely.  However your contact in Odessa was wonderful and as it turned out, the next day she had a bus picking up 8 other people from another cruise ship.  She agreed that we could go on it and we had a wonderful tour with a guide who told us to call her Dona.  She is a 73 year old widow and not only did the tour, took all of us to a Kosher restaurant, shared out lunch and then took Morley and myself to a store where I could buy authentic Ukrainian crafts as opposed to Chinese imports and insisted on walking us back to our ship.

  So all's well that ends well and I thank you for your assistance.

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