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Forum: Alaska May 12th, 2002, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Barbara
Bob Kling's dog sledding Juneau

Hi,
Those of you who might have been trying to contact Bob Kling on the phone number listed on his web site will already know that it is an incorrect number. I was in touch with him recently to let...
Forum: Alaska May 8th, 2002, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Barbara
Heli trip/dog sledding Juneau

My husband and I will be doing our first ever cruise in July (Sea Princess to Alaska, 13-17) so naturally, I've been spending hours checking out websites, cruise forums like this one and reading...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 3rd, 2002, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Barbara
Re: Re: Zenith 6/15/2002 kids?

thanks so much for taking the time to respond...hope you had a great time!
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 31st, 2002, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Barbara
Zenith 6/15/2002 kids?

We are sailing with a 7 yo girl....any one else sailing on the Zenith with kids on this date?
Thanks!
Forum: Celebrity March 3rd, 2002, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Barbara
Two-Way radio use on the Century

"Two-Way radio use on the Century

1. What frequencies are in use by the ship's personnel?
2. What is the line's policies regarding FRS/Ham radio use on board bypassengers?
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal February 15th, 2002, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Barbara
Re: Shore Excursions - Western Caribbean

Rusty,

We sailed on the Sea Princess last year in March. Water temps in Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel were around 80 degrees. We usually wear a wetsuit when diving at that temperature,...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal February 15th, 2002, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Barbara
Re: Shore Excursions - Western Caribbean

Amy,

I've got to second Alice's opinion. My husband and I are both certified divers. I seem to recall from our last cruise that most of the resort course dives are one tank trips, and cost about...
Forum: Travel Gripes! February 9th, 2002, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Barbara
Re: yes. yes.yes. I agree.

I agree whole-heartedly also. Most of my daily life is relatively casual these days. I look forward to formal night on the cruises and hope they can continue. On another board, some time last...
Forum: Celebrity February 4th, 2002, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Barbara
Re: Children's Prgm on Horizon--HELP!

Hi Christine,

We just returned from the 1/25 Horizon sailing with our 5 year old son. He loved it, and the children's program was his favorite part. We had a very difficult time getting any...
Forum: Celebrity January 13th, 2002, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Barbara
Stingray City - ShoreX vs. Solo

We did this a couple of years ago when staying in GC and know we want to do it again. The question is to whether to go solo or take the Celeb. shore excursion. Know we can probably save $ going on...
Forum: Mexico January 13th, 2002, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Barbara
Re: How much is taxi from Progresso to Chichen Itz

Take the arranged tour if you want to do Chichen Itza. It's a haul -- Celeb shoreX book describes trip as 2hr 15min each way through countryside. As Pamda mentioned, if delay occurs on arranged...
Forum: Family Cruising January 12th, 2002, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Barbara
Re: What types of excursions to pick with 5 and 6

Re: Stingray trip
You know your kids --it depends on them and (I think) how comfortable you are in the water and with the concept. Did this 2 years ago with my then-3.5 year old son. He loved it....
Forum: Family Cruising January 12th, 2002, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Barbara
Re: Cozumel snorkeling family-style?

Chankanaab plus/minus (never been there with children):
+ It's not a huge trip from the pier, shouldn't cost a fortune to get there or to get in.
+ Great snorkeling, should see lots.
+ The...
Forum: Celebrity January 9th, 2002, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Barbara
Progresso possibilities

Comments? Been to Chichenitza, not sure the Merida tour would be a big hit with our 5-year old. The all-day beach break shore excursion sounds fine, but at $60pp, it becomes $180 . . . Anyone...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 4th, 2002, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By Barbara
Re: No Speakie English

Thank you Bill..............We cruise with Princess alot and as a matter a fact have met many wonderful "friends" who "no speakie English" Believe it or not we have enjoyed learing other cultures...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 2nd, 2002, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Barbara
Ocean Princess 1/29/02

Anyone else on this cruise or are we going to have the whole ship to ourselves? Couple in their 60's (but love to have a good time) looking for some other people who love to have a good time. We...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 2nd, 2002, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Barbara
Re: Pre-Cruise Accommodations

Holiday inn express -- convention center -- their shuttle runs longer hours than amerisuites --

Embassy Suites -- kind of pricey -- many have good luck bidding this on priceline.com
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 1st, 2002, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Barbara
Luggage

I thought I read somewhere on this message board that you can carry your own luggage on board. We are sailing on the Ocean Princess on the 29th of January. Since we will already be in Florida is it...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 27th, 2001, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Barbara
Re: Golden shore excursions

I would highly recommend taking a taxi to Sapphire Beach --( on St. Thomas )
you will get a view of the island on the open air taxi -
You can relax at the beach -- no tour groups there so it isnt...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 27th, 2001, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Barbara
Re: Canadian Birth Certificates

On our cruise last week I heard that Canadians were to prsent their passports -- never heard them mention anything about other govt. id's as they did for us citizens.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 27th, 2001, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Barbara
Re: Sabatini's in the evening

We also ate way too much at Sabatini's ( ate all of the appetizers, never felt I had to e xplain myself when I didnt finish other courses) There were about 8 appetizers too -- small portions, but...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 26th, 2001, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Barbara
Re: Golden Princess Entertainment Schedule in Adva

I never saw a weekly schedule of either the menu's or the entertainment. They always run 2 shows (well almost) nightly -- so it's possible to see it if you want --
We found the shows to be...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 26th, 2001, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Barbara
Re: Personal Dining Options - Questions?

I think its very easy to change from Traditional to PC, but not the other way around. ON our sailing many people requested Traditional but were wait listed -- suggested to just show up at one dining...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 25th, 2001, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Barbara
Re: Golden mini review 12-15

Hi, we did PC -- food was ok -- to pretty good; prime rib was really very good -- best we have had on any cruise line.

they had s ushi f or lunch a few times in the Horizon Court -- only...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 24th, 2001, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Barbara
Re: Full Grand

The GOlden was full on our trip -- never noticed expect finding a lounge in the sun or away from the wind on sea days
Full sometimes doesnt mean full -- probably there arent many 3rd and 4th ...
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