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Old July 4th, 2012, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Speezy View Post
I have heard good things about the train. My boss tells me that he has never slept better than during train rides (I guess due to the gentle rocking motion of the cars). I have been told that they seat 4 people at a time regardless of your party size in the dining car, which could mean meeting different people from all walks of life.

The train station we are departing from (Carbondale) is 7 miles from our home, which is better than driving 2 hours to St. Louis (the closest major airport) and flying.

I think what surprised my husband the most of the size (or lack there of) of the rooms.

He is used to ship cabins being small...but these took on a whole new meaning of

If it is Carnival and it floats....we have sailed it!

Hubby ... DIAMOND (every ship except the Carnivale)
Me ... DIAMOND (every ship starting with the Tropicale)
20 year old son ... DIAMOND (every ship starting with the Tropicale...he is the only DOUBLE Milestone under the age of 21)
24 year old son ... DIAMOND
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