Originally posted by ginag:
If you could give us a mini review that would be great!
The cruise was wonderful. Had a great time the entire week. The cruise director, Mark Price, was great. He was super funny and very involved with pretty much everything. At the beginning of the cruise, they broke the ship into 3 teams - red, white & blue. Each team won points by participating in different events. The last night they announced the winner - Blue of course, that was my team. The shows were all really good except the magician, she sucked. The comedians were all really funny. The waiters/assistants in dining room were very good also. As for the ports, Montego Bay was really pretty, the mountains are beautiful. We took a taxi to "Blue Diamond" for shopping, he was really good, told us alot about Jamaica. I realized really quick that they don't know how to drive, though. They drive absolutely crazy. After that we took the Martha Bae raft - very nice - see earlier comment on that. Grand Caymans was pretty too. But no mountains. You can definately tell they got hit had by the hurricane. BUT they are definately making a big comeback. We paid for th e2 hour excursion Island Tour. After getting off the ship, you seen individuals there there were somewhat cheaper than the excursion doing pretty much the same tour. After the tour we went to Seven Mile Beach and played in the water - that was fun too. The water is absolutely gorgeous. In Cozumel, we did not do an excursion, simply walked around. If you shop, just act like you are not going to buy the item and they will definately reduce the price. My husband looked at some boots - they started at $460, went down to $100 - didn't buy thought because he didn't like the way they fit. On the ship, the Mardi Gras party was LOTS of fun. Each color team got in groups and went to different parts of the ship at different times and chanted ("Blue there it is")
and had a good time, then all met up on the Lido deck for a big party. The food was absolutely wonderful. The ship is gorgeous. We had a couple of rough times with the water but nothing that was too bad, one night they made everyone come in because of the wind and one night the captain had to get of course to miss a storm.
Any other questions, please ask. Over all the cruise was SPECTACLUAR, we are ready to go again.