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Old January 11th, 2012, 08:25 PM
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When you are on a Caribbean cruise and go off the ship ,whether you are touring on your own or taking a shore excursion do you wear shorts or jeans ?
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Henry,
Should be nice and warm....I'd be in shorts for sure, and sandals, or a nice comfortable shoe for walking, etc. Just be comfortable...
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It's the tropics, so, most people dress to be comfortable in the heat, and humidity, so I vote shorts.
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Old January 11th, 2012, 08:56 PM
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I'm not comfortable in shorts, so I wear skorts (shorts with a short skirt over them).

It's way too hot for jeans . Shoe wise, I prefer walking shoes and socks to sandels on an excursion.
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I wear shorts, just like I have been doing every day since I moved to Florida.
The only time that I took a pair of jeans on a cruise was to Alaska.

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I've never worn shorts off ship .I was last on a Caribbean cruise 18 years ago.
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Then this cruise is a good time to start
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Then this cruise is a good time to start

We are both cruising beginning March 17 .However ,I calculate it as 66 days to go and you have 64 days .
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I am pre-cruising for 2 days.so.....will you be in shorts?
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Yes, you can wear whatever you like. However, if you are going on an excursion, the booklet usually tells you what to wear, e.g. walking shoes, swimsuit, etc.
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Then this cruise is a good time to start
I agree with that.

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I am pre-cruising for 2 days.so.....will you be in shorts?

I will be in shorts while on the ship but I feel more comfortable in jeans ,I guess it will be determined when I awake .
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I wear my jeans on the plane then never see them again until we go home.
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I have never worn( for more than 5 mins) or owned a pair of jeans - material is too heavy and my shape is not suited to jeans.

Anyway who wants to wear what everyone else wears?

Thinking about it, there are very few family members who wear jeans

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I have never worn( for more than 5 mins) or owned a pair of jeans - material is too heavy and my shape is not suited to jeans.

Anyway who wants to wear what everyone else wears?

Thinking about it, there are very few family members who wear jeans

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I wore a suit all my working life but off the job jeans 99% of the time .
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Henry, i have a suggestion, how about wearing a pair of chinos? they are very casual, lighter and just as comfy if not more so than your fav pair of jeans
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I wear my jeans on the plane then never see them again until we go home.
Same with me.....if flying.

If driving to port usually shorts all the time.
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Henry, i have a suggestion, how about wearing a pair of chinos? they are very casual, lighter and just as comfy if not more so than your fav pair of jeans
Good suggestion Lisa - anything has to be lighter than jeans.

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I will wear chinos on the ship on non formal evenings .
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I usually wear a short sundress or cover-up over my bathing suit, as most of my excursions include some sort of swimming.

Oh, and do not buy new walking shoes! Make sure you take ones that are already worn in!
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The hottest day ever in my lifetime, was, Labor Day in St Maarten...I could not imagine being in jeans The makeup slid off my face in one piece!!
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Why do women have the need to apply makeup ?
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Henry, surely you jest.......
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Henry, since you asked why [women][ me,] would wear make up..I could ask you, why, in the heat and humidity of the tropics, would you wear jeans???

You said, you feel more comfortable....I would answer the same.
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Henry, since you asked why [women][ me,] would wear make up..I could ask you, why, in the heat and humidity of the tropics, would you wear jeans???

You said, you feel more comfortable....I would answer the same.
I tend to not expose too much of my body because I've had 3 skin cancer surgeries . I realize that most women (not all) wear makeup .Some very prominent choose not to .
I for one never wear cologne while many men do .Its a matter of personal taste .
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My husband has some very light weight casual slacks that he wears on the ship and in ports. Jeans can be extremely uncomfortable in the heat.
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P.S. I don't wear makeup when it is hot. It never stays on, so why bother.
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A lot of women never wear makeup including some of the greatest singers of all time .
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I like to wear jean shorts. I also never wear makeup.

When going ashore in the Caribbean I usually wear shorts. Jeans would be too hot especially if you are walking around a lot.

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