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Old November 7th, 2002, 07:51 AM
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Went to Nassau twice and will pass on it from now on. Bombarded with people trying to sell you stuff and not much to see there.
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I have to say Nassau too....I consider it a "Beach" day.

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Port Canaveral.



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Default Re: Poll: What is the least interesting port you ever went t

I have actually two ports that just didn't interest me at all, Isle Margarita and St. Vincents. There was just no "real" tourist base at these stops, nothing much at the ports themselves, but I understood that if you took a tour, there was some interesting sights??

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Old November 7th, 2002, 08:29 AM
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I'd have to say Antigua, if you think the locals in Nassau are pushy, try Antigua.
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Default Re: Poll: What is the least interesting port you ever went t

Mazatlan (I liken this port to "East L.A. by the sea.) I guess that is enough said.

When there, we immediately take a cab to El Camino Real Hotel, where we ask permission to use their pool and facilities. We enjoy the beach and the restaurant there,
Otherwise this town has little or no charm, or so it seems to me.
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So far for me it is Grand Cayman. Sure the stingrays are interesting but been there twice and don't want to do it anymore.

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I dont think they even go to it anymore. Port of Spain in Tinidad. Dirty and depressing.
I also thought the shops in Cozumel were way to pusshy and not fun. Liked Antigua.....course that was the port where we almost missed the boat leaving. Great laugh now....but wasn't then. Bob
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Old November 7th, 2002, 09:21 AM
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I'm not too crazy about Nassau either, been there too many times.

I haven't been to Cozumel since 82 so I'm doing that again this Spring just to see how it has changed. After I took my Western Caribbean in 82, I basically said this is a one Itinerary not to be repeated very often.

I've been concentrating on Eastern and Southern Caribbean and other places ever since!

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Old November 7th, 2002, 09:26 AM
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Sint Maarten/St. Martin - pushy sales people and rude islanders. Went all over both sides of the island. Second cruise, tried again thinking maybe I missed something.
If any other cruise I go on stops there, I will stay on the ship. Just not impressed at all with it.

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Old November 7th, 2002, 09:49 AM
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I'd have to agree with Chuck on Mazatlan as my least favorite. Nothing of interest... except if you want to party with fellow passengers and crew at Senor Frogs (which is an ok hobby<G>).

Other than Cabo San Lucas.. the entire Mex Riv has no real draw for me.

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I agree with Nassau ... once you've done it, you've done it!
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Nassau too. Why do so many ships stop there? One time a guy asked me if I wanted a joint. I looked around my body and said I've got all mine but if you have an extra ear I'll take it. Mrs. Thomas says I don't listen enough.

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I agree with Mike as Calica being not much more than a gravel pit. Yeech.

To me, the least interesting port is Charlotte Amalie which everyone else seems to adore. 25 years ago, it was the cat's nuggets with great bargains. Today? Not.

That doesn't mean that folk are not entitled to their opinions.

Nassau? Yeech.

Sometimes I read reports of smaller ports (Bequia, Curriacao, St. Kitts come to mind) and wonder if I was in the same place the writer was.

I guess a port is what you make of it.

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Without a doubt....Freeport.

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I live in Freeport!
oh wait, you mean Freeport Bahamas, not Freeport, Texas.
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Must say Grand Cayman,,,,guess I just been there way too many times,,,,,wow do we all sound like spoiled brats or what? <VBG> Guess we are ALL way too lucky !!!

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica........pushy and very rude people! Dunn's River Falls was nice but they kept us in a group to keep the locals away.....way too scary for me! That was a few years ago, maybe it's gotten better?

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Freeport, Bahamas and Mazatlan. Just did not like either place!

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Old November 7th, 2002, 08:25 PM
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Nassau is our least favorite port.
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Old November 7th, 2002, 08:32 PM
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Any port in Jamaica - ugh.

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Tortola, To this day we call it the rock.

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Okay, all this ani Nassau has me nervous. I am taking my first cruise there in January. Have you all just been there too many times? Or do you just not like it period. I have never been to Nassau or the Bahamas and have heard raves about Paradise Island and in particular Atlantis. Please tell me in more specifics what is unappealing (and what I can avoid). Thanks!
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Old November 10th, 2002, 09:51 AM
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Sorry, that should have read "anti Nassau".
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