Hello, this is my very first cruise, and I chose the VE balcony room on the balcony level of the Noordam. Now after I have been reading about the various choices, I am wondering if I should have postponed my ability to retire for another ten years and taken a suite instead? What I hope to get out of the Alaska cruise is privacy (I am very shy and will stay in my room much of the time, I think), a chance to see the beautiful coast and glaciers from my balcony, and in general peace and quiet. I do not mind walking far to public areas, and I do not require spacious digs. But I really hope I will have a nice view of Alaska and Puget Sound from my balcony. What are my chances?