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Forum: Entertainment on Ships November 4th, 2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,701
Posted By emptynester
Thanks Kuki - I knew you would come thru for us....

Thanks Kuki - I knew you would come thru for us. Just couldn't remember the ending - this quest is OVER - how simple (duh!) It should make for an interesting Christmas Party this year. LOL
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Forum: Entertainment on Ships November 4th, 2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,701
Posted By emptynester
Quest Game-Royal Carib

Hi all - we are still alive, just long time no-posting & a ba-jillion things going on. BUT, to the point here. Mark is on the "game/entertainment" committee for his company Christmas Party, he...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 15th, 2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,733
Posted By emptynester
I'm Deb, DH is Mark. We will celebrate our 25th...

I'm Deb, DH is Mark. We will celebrate our 25th anniv 8/15. I'm an RN in the city & Mark is in sales for Conductix in OMA, we live in Iowa. We have 1 daughter & she is married & lives around the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 15th, 2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By emptynester
We didn't really need them for this trip to...

We didn't really need them for this trip to Canada/AK but had them (because we WERE going to cruise of the century) but to tell you the truth - so many people had them - it was worth having them -...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By emptynester
We happened to choose RCCI based upon the ports...

We happened to choose RCCI based upon the ports we went to, the itinerary (we went southbound) land & then cruise and the TIME IN PORT! We wanted to make sure we had the most time in port & were very...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By emptynester
My sister & her 2 teenagers went on the...

My sister & her 2 teenagers went on the wilderness exploration & crab feed & got STUFFED on crab & had a great time & had a great guide & loved the trip. My dad & brother-in-law went salmon fishing &...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By emptynester
It had to be the helicopter ride & landing out of...

It had to be the helicopter ride & landing out of Denali & the float plane out of ketchikan. Like Karen said - you cannot - simply cannot imagine the vastness until you are up there. If you are lucky...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By emptynester
I agree with karen - you have to get out there...

I agree with karen - you have to get out there though. Definately - when you are leaving Hoonah - be outside with your binoculars - we had a beautiful what I call a "fountain show" - you could see...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,520
Posted By emptynester
We were also at Hubbard last week. My sis & I had...

We were also at Hubbard last week. My sis & I had a craft class we went to before we got there & we saw a humpback right out our window - the guys went to the heli pad & saved us a spot right in...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By emptynester
We each took a carry one (a small rolling one...

We each took a carry one (a small rolling one that would fit up the above compartment) & then we each took a "personal bag" - Mark took a soft briefcase with magazines & some snacks, I took a bag...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By emptynester
I too get motion sick. Never took anything while...

I too get motion sick. Never took anything while on board. Felt it a little when aft or foreward but other than that never had any problem when on the AK cruise (now Virgin Island Cruise in...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,508
Posted By emptynester
We wanted to rent a car but they were all booked,...

We wanted to rent a car but they were all booked, those that I talked to at dinner & the next day had a great day. Do you like to hike? Mark & I packed up our backpacks & set out for the day....
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By emptynester
One thing RCCI had to offer this time & we took...

One thing RCCI had to offer this time & we took advantage & we loved it. This was at the end of the cruise however, by the middle of the week we filled out this paper for a valet service - it was...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By emptynester
We had to tender but got in earlier than expected...

We had to tender but got in earlier than expected & got out early. Did the walk around ketchikan thing on our own & had a great time - got a good laugh out of Dolly's house (interesting decorating...
Forum: Alaska July 15th, 2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By emptynester
We just got back from our week long on land &...

We just got back from our week long on land & weeklong on the Radiance. You will come home unable to explain to everyone the awesome beauty that you will see. The people there are great! Your...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 15th, 2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By emptynester
We're back from AK

Mark & I are recouping from a "post trip/summertime cold" hit us when we got back (arrgh!) and we are holed up in the house with air blasting as the temps outside are scorching & humidity is at the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 17th, 2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By emptynester
I'll get your toast right at us - since it is a...

I'll get your toast right at us - since it is a different time zone we will get a happy new year twice - Donna - think of Iowa & it will get to us for sure! Kuki - thanks again for your info.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 16th, 2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By emptynester
I just wanna lay down & cry!!!

:cry: Boo hoo - after a lengthy discussion today we along with our DD & her DH are unable to go on the cruise of the century. We have planned for so long & made so many arrangements for someone to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 23rd, 2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By emptynester
It is beautiful but if you snorkel - Coki Point...

It is beautiful but if you snorkel - Coki Point is better to spend the day. Looking down @ Magen from Moutain Top is breathtaking!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 6th, 2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By emptynester
Late dinner/late sail away

Fireboat's question about the drill just prompted a question in my head that I hadn't thought of until now :idea: . Our AK cruise sails @ 9pm. We are booked for late dinner. Hmm-what to do--going to...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing March 6th, 2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By emptynester
Frogg Toggs. Mark & I wear them (jacket & pants)...

Frogg Toggs. Mark & I wear them (jacket & pants) when we fish, especially in the fall. Have kept us dry for many a downpour. Also - sister & I wore them on a bike ride in N. Calif during the rain....
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 4th, 2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,933
Posted By emptynester
Deb & Mark here we live in Iowa. Started on...

Deb & Mark here we live in Iowa. Started on Cruisemates in 2003 when we planned our 1st cruise just after our daughter got married (we had to treat ourselves finally)..hence our name "emptynesters"...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 4th, 2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By emptynester
Let me tell you what Mark did..he went to a 3-D...

Let me tell you what Mark did..he went to a 3-D archery shoot & when he got home the "itch" still wasn't quelled. I could tell by his pacing he was up to something..then out came the chain saw -...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 4th, 2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By emptynester
Can someone draw Mike in a New Year's baby...

Can someone draw Mike in a New Year's baby diaper!? :shock: That might be good. So far both are good, it is hard to decide at this point - comical or elegant.

Deb
Forum: Alaska March 4th, 2006, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By emptynester
Michelle - Island Wings

There is always good reviews about Michelle that owns Islands Wings. Mark & I are booked to fly with her in July. We hope to come back with some more good things to say about her. After conversing...
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