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Forum: All Other Cruise Lines 01-14-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,346
Posted By Bob1958
Unhappy The ship apparently ran aground. Whether that's...

The ship apparently ran aground. Whether that's due to human error or instrument failure, it's hard to believe that could happen with all of today's technology. How awful this is!
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 03-14-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,638
Posted By Bob1958
Anything goes during the day. During the evening...

Anything goes during the day. During the evening hours I think they wanted slacks for those attending the theater productions, but I saw plenty of folks wandering around in shorts in other areas of...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 02-12-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,410
Posted By Bob1958
We're talking about a Mediterranean Cruise next. ...

We're talking about a Mediterranean Cruise next. However, we were so impressed by Dominica that we're also considering a week-long vacation on that island so we can see it all. Funny how I never...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 02-12-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,410
Posted By Bob1958
Celebrity vs. Princess

Just returned from 11 nights on the Celebrity Millenium, with our previous 2 cruises on the Crown Princess and Emerald Princess. Since comparison questions come up a lot I'll offer this comparison...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 02-08-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,522
Posted By Bob1958
One more thing regarding the title of this...

One more thing regarding the title of this thread.....Dominica is the jewel of the Caribbean as far as my wife and I are concerned. The interior is spectacular, and if we're ever going to spend a...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 02-08-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,522
Posted By Bob1958
In case anyone is interested in why Nevis...

In case anyone is interested in why Nevis excursions aren't offered by the cruise ships, I did a lot of questioning and got very few answers. However, the folks on Nevis I talked to all would like...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 02-08-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By Bob1958
Can't help you regarding a beach, but we just...

Can't help you regarding a beach, but we just toured the island and the interior is still a mess from the hurricane and the best hiking spots are closed. Other than the rum factory (one of my...
Forum: Lido Deck 01-23-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,703
Posted By Bob1958
Thanks, Peter. We're having an "old fashioned"...

Thanks, Peter. We're having an "old fashioned" winter here in the northeast, reminiscent of winters of the 60s and 70s. I ice fish and snowmobile so I don't mind all that much, but 2 weeks of...
Forum: Lido Deck 01-23-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,703
Posted By Bob1958
Low temps tomorrow morning here are forecast to...

Low temps tomorrow morning here are forecast to be -14, while the high temp in Puerto Rico (departure port) is forecast to be 83. That's a 97 degree temperature swing in about 8 hours!

I'm not...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 01-19-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Bob1958
The town is split in two, right? Separated by...

The town is split in two, right? Separated by the bridge? Is one half any better than the other?
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 01-16-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Bob1958
We're leaving next week and will spend half the...

We're leaving next week and will spend half the day on Curacao (Feb. 1) at Cas Abao Beach and the rest of the time walking around town. If anyone has a good walking itinerary for the town I'd love...
Forum: Lido Deck 01-11-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,703
Posted By Bob1958
That's hard work. Folks up here all have...

That's hard work. Folks up here all have snowblowers or hire someone to plow the driveways. Still, a 1-ft. snowfall takes about 90 minutes to clean up. When the kids are all home from school there...
Forum: Lido Deck 01-10-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,703
Posted By Bob1958
I grew up just south of you in Columbia County. ...

I grew up just south of you in Columbia County. Of course the thing in the south is we normally don't get routine snowfall in the winter, so having lots of plows and other big equipment can't be...
Forum: Lido Deck 12-27-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,703
Posted By Bob1958
Picked up about 10 inches of snow here, which...

Picked up about 10 inches of snow here, which isn't all that much considering where we live. It was a light/fluffy snow and moved easily. With a cruise about a month away the winter will be broken...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 12-24-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,522
Posted By Bob1958
One month to go and we just finished the...

One month to go and we just finished the excursion plans. This will be the 3rd time we've landed on St. Kitts but the first time we're actually taking the ferry over to Nevis. It's very odd, but it...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 12-06-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bob1958
Thanks for the clarification. I've put on a...

Thanks for the clarification. I've put on a jacket and tie for 30 years on my job and the last thing I want to do is put them on while on vacation, so it's good to be able to dress casually and get...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 12-02-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bob1958
Well, there are several good beaches on St....

Well, there are several good beaches on St. Thomas but you'll need transportation. Bumming around with the locals there is doable but I'd stay in the market street areas. Blackbeard's is a nice...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 12-02-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bob1958
It might help if we knew what your interests are....

It might help if we knew what your interests are. Beach bumming? Walking? Shopping? Touring? History? St. Thomas offers just about everything.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 11-30-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bob1958
Not sure I understand the changes. It says no...

Not sure I understand the changes. It says no waited table option during casual dining. Does that mean you only get the waited table for formal dining, and for everything else you basically get all...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-29-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bob1958
Even if you don't take the ships excursions,...

Even if you don't take the ships excursions, you're going to need the assistance of a taxi driver at a minimum on most islands if you want to see anything. For the most part we avoid ship excursions...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-18-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,748
Posted By Bob1958
Glad they've caught the criminals, but now they...

Glad they've caught the criminals, but now they need to do more...not just to convince the cruise lines that they're on top of this but to convince others who live on the island that this kind of...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-16-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,748
Posted By Bob1958
I think Celebrity refunded the excursion fees,...

I think Celebrity refunded the excursion fees, otherwise I doubt they're responsible for stolen cash and other valuables.

Is this your first grandchild?...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 11-16-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bob1958
When you say "formal" do you mean "dress to the...

When you say "formal" do you mean "dress to the hilt" formal or just nice casual clothes formal? I bring dress slacks and polo shirts on cruises but I don't bring a jacket or tie.
Forum: Lido Deck 11-15-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Bob1958
There's only one way to fix this mess, and that's...

There's only one way to fix this mess, and that's to have everyone suffer as equitably as possible through big spending cuts to entitlements and small tax increases to those who can afford it. The...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-15-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,748
Posted By Bob1958
There are some reported gang-related activities...

There are some reported gang-related activities on St. Kitts, so I'm suspecting it'll lead to one of them. In any event, these islands are almost entirely dependent upon tourists to survive, so not...
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