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Old October 17th, 2007, 12:19 PM
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Has anyone returned from the Inspiration since she had her makeover? Any pics to post?
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You should check out John Healds blog. He did a great overview with pics. Carla

http://johnheald.wordpress.com/2007/...n-ship-reborn/
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adiasangel, thanks for sharing that link; I can't wait to go on the new one; since it is close by it probably won' t be a long wait - I hope.
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adiasangel, thanks for sharing that link; I can't wait to go on the new one; since it is close by it probably won' t be a long wait - I hope.
You are so lucky. The Inspiration was my first cruise and after the revamp I would love to sail her again. My BF promised we would

I have heard that some of the ships that are getting revamped will be getting the big screens. I wonder if the Inspiration is one of those ships?
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asked the same question myself on sunday. havent had any response yet. We have the penthouse suite. Hope we get a response from some one ! Taking our oldest grandson for his 13th Birthday. Special occasion, and got a good deal on the Suite with the Military Discount.
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Thanks adias.angel for the link. She got good reviews. We are doing our first carnival cruise in March on her. Can not wait.
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adiasangel, thanks for sharing that link; I can't wait to go on the new one; since it is close by it probably won' t be a long wait - I hope.
You are so lucky. The Inspiration was my first cruise and after the revamp I would love to sail her again. My BF promised we would

I have heard that some of the ships that are getting revamped will be getting the big screens. I wonder if the Inspiration is one of those ships?
I have mixed emotions about the big screens - I haven't been on a ship with one yet, but somehow I think that it would detract from the "natural" elements of being on deck: i.e. the sun, sea and friends during the day and the stars, sea and friends during the night . but I would definetly go with an open mind if they put one on the smaller class ships.
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Thanks adias.angel for the link. She got good reviews. We are doing our first carnival cruise in March on her. Can not wait.
You will have a great time. She was great before the dry dock. Imagine what she is now
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Thanks for the website. We are now in double digits until our cruise on the Inspiration. We can't wait! Seeing those pics makes it doubly hard!
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I cannot wait to see the Inspiration up close. I am so glad the makeover is done. Any one have any great tips for cruising on the Inspiration. The pictures looked great.
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Yes the ship was wonderful. All new paint and carpets.
I didn't see it before so I have nothing to compare it to. But it was beautiful.
The show room and the dining rooms were very nice.
The slide was great fun.
The elevators were having issues still.
The serenity area was nice. Cushions on the lounges, no one under 21 allowed. The problem was the two Hot Tubs in very hot weather. (One was not even working) There is no pool back there and believe me it got real hot. It would be nice if they kept the water at a cooler temperature.
Because it was so hot the one pool on the ship was very crowded. One day it was standing room only "in" the pool. No joke.
We had a great time on this ship and the staff was the best.
Just remember when you are in port, if you do an excursion, make sure you have enough time to shop or walk around if you want.
I hope you have a great time.
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Thanks for the info. Hopefully they will have those deatails worked out by the time we cruise. I am looking forward to the adults only area.
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We'll be cruising in January on the ship. Can't wait! Thanks for the update.
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A year and two days until back-to-backs on the Inspiration. From the few photos I have seen and the posts I have read, as usual, I CAN'T WAIT! The slide looks wicked fun... Guess in the meantime I will just have to make do with the Valor in December and what ever else I book for spring 2008.
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Any first hand, guest taken picturesof the act 12 penthouse suites?
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The slide and new pool look great, and I cannot wait to try them out. Are there new TV's in the Cat 6A Oceanview rooms? 2008 cannot come fast enough.
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The lovely Mrs. Jones (Vita) and I have Inspiration booked again in March of '08. We loved this ship before, and we know we're going to like her even more after the refit. Great ship, great crew, great food, and outstanding entertainment.
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42 days and we will be on the Inspiration. Good thing the holidays seem to fly by. That should make the wait a little easier. Can't wait to see the "new" ship.
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