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Age: 56

Occupation:Assistant Fire Chief

Number of Cruises: 1

Cruise Line: Carnival

Ship: Carnival Liberty

Sailing Date: 2011-01-8

Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean

Excellent. Being our first cruise, I have nothing else to compare it to, but.... I have traveled the world - on the military side of things. The cruise was fantastic, very relaxing and interesting. The gentle motion of the ship, the places we visited, and ships crew all made for a very enjoyable and relaxing trip. I work in a very dangerous and stressful job. Just getting away in this environment cleared out the mind, straightened out the perspectives and got me "back on track". The crews attentiveness, friendliness and general great attitude made this an experience we will definately do again !!!

Great food, fantastic selection and enough of a selection to keep everyone content !! The Steak House was awesome, the food, service and atmosphere would be hard to beat anywhere !!! One of the children in our "group" didn't see her favorite snack - raspberries. One of our "Servers" happened to overhear the conversation (kind of hard not to given the service being provided) and the next night there was a large bowl of raspberries waiting for her at dinner. If you don't see what you like, there are plenty of choices available !!!

When I first saw the room it hit me as being way to small - after all it's smaller than your average motel room.... But it didn't take to long for the feeling to go away. The rooms(we had a balcony room) are just right. We didn't spend alot of time there, but when we where in the room, it was very comfortable and just right for the two of us. The only issue was people smoking cigars on their balconies near us and forward of our cabin made for a smelly time and made spending time on the balcony limited at times.

Plenty to do for everyone !!! If you don't like it, walk a little bit and you'll find something else !!! Entertainment was great and if you don't like it, go somewhere else - the decks,pools, plenty of bars and the casino are great for the "people watching" form of entertainment !!!

The Sting Ray Encounter on Grand Turk was awesome - the crew who "Led" the excursion where knowledgable and by themselves - very entertaining !!! Shopping in St. Thomas - my wife did a lot of "damage" !!! It was all good !!! The glass bottom boats on Half Moon Cay - the crew was very knowledgable, funny and made the excursion well worth it !!! "The Baths" in the BVI - awesome !!! I didn't see or hear of any bad experiences other than time crunches, but that didn't distract from the experience !!! And with time concerns, if it's a cruise "Sponsered" excursion - they won't leave without you - and if they do, there are alot worse places to be left !!!

Will do it again !!! The service, whether it was in the stateroon (the bed being turned down each night with the towel characters and mints - Great !!! The table service in the dining room - awesome !!!! The things to see and do on board - Fantastic !!! Expect to spend lots of money, but what vacation doesn't cost $$$ - it won't surprise you or let you down !!! Some people will complain no matter what, so take that with a grain of salt !!!

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