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Forum: Alaska September 1st, 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi These are only my opinions from my recent...

Hi
These are only my opinions from my recent HAL Alaska cruise but I would say :

You can go in the gym at no extra charge. Somehow I never got round to it :) And all meals at those places you...
Forum: Alaska August 31st, 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This is my attempt at showing the train part. All...

This is my attempt at showing the train part. All the best, Tony
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Forum: Holland America Line August 30th, 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Fair point, didn't think about that ! We were...

Fair point, didn't think about that ! We were obviously lucky. Once you get to the Visitor Info centre it's about 1/2 mile to that area.

Thanks to geocruiser too :)
Forum: Alaska August 30th, 2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,777
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Alaska Inside Passage r/t from Vancouver on the Zuiderdam 26 July - 2 August 2014

Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2085124
Forum: Alaska August 30th, 2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This was my recent day in GB hLutZrgzE6I ...

This was my recent day in GB

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I didn't see any wildlife but it didn't matter, it's still a wonderful environment. All the best, Tony
Forum: Holland America Line August 30th, 2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Video of a walk around Ketchikan

I'd say it was about 3/4 mile to Creek Street (Dolly's House end) from leaving the ship. All the best, Tony

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Forum: Alaska August 29th, 2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This shows a little of what it's like walking to...

This shows a little of what it's like walking to the sandbar at the foot of the falls.

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Forum: Alaska August 29th, 2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Skagway itself is a nice little town but there's...

Skagway itself is a nice little town but there's no comparison with seeing it (which you will do in any case if you leave or return by bus) and venturing into the Yukon. You will have enough time for...
Forum: Holland America Line August 28th, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,674
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I'm loving this review, thanks for taking the...

I'm loving this review, thanks for taking the time to keep us updated !
Forum: Alaska August 28th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
To all intents and purposes, wherever you dock...

To all intents and purposes, wherever you dock and the railroad station are just about the same place, from memory I'd say 250 yards apart, maybe less. Even if my recall is slightly awry, as lax...
Forum: Asia August 27th, 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
In case it's any help, from a land holiday there...

In case it's any help, from a land holiday there I did this on the day I went to the Mount Fuji Visiting Centre. Good luck, Tony
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Forum: Holland America Line August 27th, 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
If you take the vaporetto from Piazzale Roma down...

If you take the vaporetto from Piazzale Roma down the Grand Canal this will be your introduction to Venice - I hope you have the same weather as I did ! All the best, Tony
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Forum: Holland America Line August 26th, 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hello In case it's of interest or helps...

Hello

In case it's of interest or helps with your planning, from the Zuiderdam RT out of Vancouver on 26 July I have made these (destinations only, with the merest glimpse of the ship on Glacier...
Forum: Alaska August 26th, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks, it was the Zuiderdam last month - here's...

Thanks, it was the Zuiderdam last month - here's the whole cruise http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2085124

On the 'fish stomp' scene, I am really sorry if it upset or offended...
Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Video of (my version of) the Historic Walking Tour of Ketchikan

The last leg of a 7 day RT out of Vancouver. Pick up a map from the Visitor Centre as you leave the dock and off you go.

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Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Yikes :) I would never have thought it could get...

Yikes :) I would never have thought it could get like that, and it has completely covered the sand bar too. Great pics !
Forum: Italy Ports August 24th, 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Pam I don't have any other ideas, but in...

Hi Pam
I don't have any other ideas, but in case it helps you decide, I did this on 3 separate days from Naples. As other have said, it can be very time-consuming to mix and match them. All the best...
Forum: Italy Ports August 24th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I think so too. The second half of this shows how...

I think so too. The second half of this shows how flat Lucca is. All the best, Tony
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Forum: British Isles/Western Europe August 24th, 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This is what the WWII tunnels tour looks like. It...

This is what the WWII tunnels tour looks like. It cost £8 pp in 2013 and takes about an hour.
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Forum: Holland America Line August 24th, 2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Zuiderdam in Glacier Bay, AK 24 July 2014

Overall the weather on the Inside Passage RT from Vancouver was pretty good. On Glacier Bay Day it could have been a bit sunnier but could have been a great deal worse. If you do this I hope you are...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports August 23rd, 2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Kimberley It sounds like you probably...

Hi Kimberley

It sounds like you probably want more than this, but if all else fails the last 30 secs or so in this shows us swimming off a shingly beach. The water was very clean and you'll be...
Forum: Alaska August 23rd, 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,818
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
There are restrooms but no food vendors, just all...

There are restrooms but no food vendors, just all the bottled water you can drink :). There are also decent restrooms at Fraser.
Forum: Alaska August 22nd, 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks Max (and Rose and Steve and Keith) This...

Thanks Max (and Rose and Steve and Keith)
This explains how to embed a vid in a posting here http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2011911

I copy the URL, paste it in this panel, delete...
Forum: Spain Ports August 22nd, 2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks, I'm sure you will enjoy it. S de C is...

Thanks, I'm sure you will enjoy it. S de C is about 20km closer to La Coruna than Vigo, which might make a difference if you do it yourself but won't if you take a ship's excursion, where the time...
Forum: Alaska August 21st, 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Video of Glacier Bay Day (Zuiderdam 30 July 2014)

If you can't find a shore-ex that's to your liking :) then staying on board is not too bad.
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Juneau http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2085122

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