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Forum: Holland America August 29th, 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,888
Posted By jq
We have done three on Hal and a 10 day on...

We have done three on Hal and a 10 day on Princess. Both were very good. More kids and families on Princess. Both staffs friendly, food good on both. Shows good on both,edge to Princ. Cabins larger...
Forum: Holland America August 29th, 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By jq
Be carefull.

I rented a tux for a Princess cruise and it was not there whwn we checked in. The company told Princess I had cancelled, which was not true. Kudos to Princess for putting a tux together for me and...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 24th, 2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jq
Communcating in/from Caribbean?

Since it has been a couple of years since our last cruise and have never been to Caribbean, how is the best/cheapest way to check in with home or maybe check email while on cruise? Do you still buy...
Forum: Mexico July 24th, 2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By jq
Randy's Happy Horses Stone Island?

Does anyone know if Happy Horses is still operating at Stone Island? Has anyone gone lately? Does anyone have her current email? We rode with her in 2004 and just want an update.
Forum: Alaska June 12th, 2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By jq
Virginia, We have been to ISP 3 times and have...

Virginia,
We have been to ISP 3 times and have gone whalewatching all 3 times, twice with FISHES. The best whalewatching we have ever had and we have worked at it on about 15 trips.

The...
Forum: Alaska September 19th, 2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By jq
We have sailed southbound twice and once round...

We have sailed southbound twice and once round trip back to back from Vanc. We have been there in late May-early June, late Aug-early Sep, and late July-early Aug. This last trip time had more rain...
Forum: Alaska September 19th, 2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By jq
HI Donna, This is a much less commercialized...

HI Donna,
This is a much less commercialized port than most. We have also been there three times, twice in July 2007. In our opinion, it has changed a lot since our trip on Celebrity in 2004, the...
Forum: Alaska July 11th, 2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By jq
All of the boats have inside seating areas where...

All of the boats have inside seating areas where you can stay dry. We normally stay out on deck most of the time and if its raining, you will get wet.I have taken medium sized boat but not a small...
Forum: Alaska July 9th, 2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By jq
We have done both and they were great. We saw...

We have done both and they were great. We saw more whales in ISP last time than in Juneau. But I would recomm both if possible if really interested. If no time, you should be fine by doing that. Last...
Forum: Holland America June 18th, 2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,924
Posted By jq
Ron, I was thinking the same thing about HAL...

Ron,
I was thinking the same thing about HAL crusiers, most more experienced and not that in to boards. We were signed up earlier on Princess Dawn SF round trip to Alaska and it was just as slow for...
Forum: Holland America June 16th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,924
Posted By jq
Cruising Jen, What other boards are hopping ? I...

Cruising Jen,
What other boards are hopping ? I agree, it has been slow.
Forum: Alaska June 16th, 2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,930
Posted By jq
Thanks Karen, its amazing what you can find when...

Thanks Karen, its amazing what you can find when you ask. Now if it isn't raining.
Forum: Holland America June 16th, 2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By jq
Going on the Volendam July 20th/27th back to back...

Going on the Volendam July 20th/27th back to back Alaska from Vanc.
Crabbe, take care of her for us.
Forum: Holland America June 16th, 2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,754
Posted By jq
We are 61 and 58 and consider ourselves young at...

We are 61 and 58 and consider ourselves young at heart, except for some of the creaks!!! We sailed on Statedam in 2002 to Alaska and loved it. We are sailing to Alaska on back to back cruises from...
Forum: Alaska June 15th, 2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,930
Posted By jq
So there are walks or easy hikes to take at...

So there are walks or easy hikes to take at Mendenhall on your own? We were only there once and it was raining so all we did was take a few photos and walk out to the point near the visitor center....
Forum: Holland America June 10th, 2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,050
Posted By jq
I've used them twice and would go to them first...

I've used them twice and would go to them first the next time. I have also tried AAA ta twice and both times had problem with booking.

VTG is very good site to research prices and see lots of last...
Forum: Alaska June 10th, 2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,065
Posted By jq
All of the ice breaker cruises are in Anartica, I...

All of the ice breaker cruises are in Anartica, I believe. But those 20+ hour nights could be interesting!!!
Forum: Alaska June 6th, 2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,713
Posted By jq
Karen, Are there orca whalewatching tours from...

Karen,
Are there orca whalewatching tours from Vancouver and do have any company names?
Forum: Alaska April 12th, 2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By jq
I would say that 2-3 hrs would be enough time to...

I would say that 2-3 hrs would be enough time to walk throught the whole center, see the major exhibits, talk to a few of the native staff, and watch some dancing, depending on how crowded. If you...
Forum: Alaska April 12th, 2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By jq
Case, Will the whales be more concentrated out...

Case,
Will the whales be more concentrated out of Hoonah? We have done two tours from Juneau and one from Hoonah, and we saw 60-75 whales in first week of Sept near Hoonah, whereas the day before in...
Forum: Alaska March 22nd, 2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By jq
Thanks Karen and Case. We were in Katmai on 8/31...

Thanks Karen and Case. We were in Katmai on 8/31 on our last trip before boarding cruise southbound in first week of Sept, so have never been this late or w/o land portion. We're doing Dawn from SF...
Forum: Alaska March 20th, 2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By jq
Bear Viewing Tours in Mid Sept?

Karen or anyone,
Are the bear viewing tours still available in mid Sept from Juneua, Ketchikan, Sitka? Neets Bay? Are there independent trips going here?
Forum: Alaska March 20th, 2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By jq
We have seen more moose outside denali park...

We have seen more moose outside denali park entrance than we have inside the park. We have seen bear up close on all three trips on shuttle bus. Also wolves on 2 of those trips. This coming Sep will...
Forum: Mexico March 15th, 2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By jq
The Rev did a nice summary of the ports. We were...

The Rev did a nice summary of the ports. We were on the Pride in Feb 2004 and enjoyed the ports and the ship, our 1st on Carnival. We had done years earlier on RCCL to same ports and just last Feb,...
Forum: Mexico March 15th, 2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By jq
Hi Kat, We also just got back from Dawn Feb...

Hi Kat,
We also just got back from Dawn Feb trip and it was our first to Acapulco and Zhiahuartanejo. We booked an all day tour with Rosie in Acapulco to get a good overview of the city and area. We...
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