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Old December 19th, 2005, 04:23 PM
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Inspiration 4-day 12/15/05

Overall, really nice cruise.

The food was the best we have had on ANY Carnival ship. (Yes, it does vary from ship to ship.) The lobster tail was actually tender!

They did a Holiday show that was really wonderful. I was so glad to see them acknowledging the season. They had dancing and singing, and some of the Camp Carnival kids sang a number. Very nice.

We were in Cozumel from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last tender was at 6 p.m.) Chichen Itza excursion was not available. They tendered us into the Puerta Maya pier area. Surprisingly, much of the pier area is open, although major reconstruction and renovation is being done.

Can't think of anything else specifically that really stood out. Any questions, ask away.

And in other news, we're double-digit cruisers! That was our tenth cruise.

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Gee Michelle, it seems like you just left!

Oh.. you did!

Glad it was another good cruise. If I lived that close to a port city, it'd be hard to keep me on land too!
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Michelle, nice review.
Good to see you had a great time!
What is the status of Cozumel?
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Nice to hear that you enjoyed it and that the Inspiration had a tasty menu.

Gee: I remember when you were a cruise rookie. Wow: Time flies.

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That was short and sweet and I am glad you had a good time. I am like Kuki, if I lived that close to a port. I would go often. Even if I had to stow-a-way as a cargo container, not in one.
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Michelle, I guess I should take a lesson from you. I've already written 6 parts to my review and I'm only at Day 3!
Glad to hear you had better food on Inspiration than we did on Triumph.
So, DD cruiser, when's the next one?

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Michelle:

Glad you had a good time. I've sailed the Inspiration twice and to date she remains my favorite ship.

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Old December 20th, 2005, 10:23 AM
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Kuki, it is hard to stay on land. Ah, to be retired.

Jacqueline, Cozumel is up and running. We didn't go into town, just stayed in the pier area, but we were told everything is open. I'm not sure about when the piers themselves will open and the ships will dock instead of tender, though.

John, I felt like cargo when it was over - ate way too much.

Donna, we all enjoy your long reviews. Unfortunately, that was all I had time to write. Our next one is a 3-day on Feb. 28 with some family members.

Mike, you're not old, we've only been cruising for three years. We just managed to cram a lot of them in.

Darcy, I like all the Fantasy-class ships but I do think she's one of the best.

Pictures coming soon, I promise.

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