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Forum: Canada October 18th, 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Anna From my time there in July I made this,...

Hi Anna
From my time there in July I made this, which includes the walk from Canada Place to Stanley Park around Coal Harbour. I would say it takes 20-30 minutes, depending on how long to take to...
Forum: Oceania Cruises October 18th, 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Carol Oh you do disappoint me :) What better...

Hi Carol
Oh you do disappoint me :) What better way to work up an appetite for the Horizons lounge's sumptuous afternoon tea ?
Forum: Alaska October 17th, 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Lou In case it gives you some ideas I made...

Hi Lou
In case it gives you some ideas I made this while in Vancouver.
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If you can check-in by 1.30 you will have time for a decent stroll around Coal Harbour. And if by chance you can...
Forum: Alaska October 17th, 2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,317
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Canadian Rockies before/after cruise from/to Vancouver

Videos of a 6-day road trip from Banff-Vancouver showing most of the major tourist sites (canyons, lakes, Glacier Skywalk) and a bit of wildlife...
Forum: Oceania Cruises October 15th, 2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
CT and Kotor

Both are very easy to do on your own, although I suppose how far you dock from CT and the port hours might be a factor. If it's Livorno then maybe the ship's tour with its hassle and worry-free...
Forum: Holland America Line October 13th, 2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Rockies by road (Banff-Vancouver) then Alaska cruise

Hi M and M
Thanks for your review, which I really enjoyed. I'm just back from a similar trip the other way round and made a few videos which show some of places we both visited (Gondola, Skywalk...
Forum: Alaska October 13th, 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Congratulations on your 25th plus however many...

Congratulations on your 25th plus however many more it is by now ! We called at Lake Louise on the way to Jasper. It was raining when we got there and we were on a tight schedule so I couldn't stay...
Forum: Alaska October 11th, 2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Mary It's a wonderful review, especially...

Hi Mary
It's a wonderful review, especially good shots of the whales and the Klondike. Well done on making it to Whitehorse !
Forum: Holland America Line October 11th, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks (and to the Krazies, Nighthawke and...

Thanks (and to the Krazies, Nighthawke and CruzChic too). Your trip sounds wonderful. In 7 weeks you should be able to cover some ground and see some sights. How lucky we are to have the resources...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports October 9th, 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Very easy at Lisbon, just get an all-day ticket...

Very easy at Lisbon, just get an all-day ticket for trains/trams/bus (about €7). We saw this sort of thing
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Belem is nice, but a 15 minute bus or tram ride...
Forum: Holland America Line October 9th, 2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Canadian Rockies Road Trip and Alaska Inside Passage videos (Zuiderdam 26 July 2014)

Before our Zuiderdam Alaska Inside Passage r/t out of Vancouver we did a Canadian Rockies road trip from Banff. We flew from the UK to Calgary, where we picked up the car and drove the 90 minutes to...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports October 7th, 2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Wandering about on your own is not a bad option,...

Wandering about on your own is not a bad option, unless you really want a guide. The Great Siege Tunnels are very well 'narrated' by signage and audio lecterns and finding out about other sites in...
Forum: Canada October 7th, 2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Lorey I recommend them too - here's my...

Hi Lorey
I recommend them too - here's my attempt at recording it for anyone else considering it. It cost $179 pp All the best, Tony

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Forum: Alaska October 7th, 2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks, but more ? !!! I reckon 17 videos from...

Thanks, but more ? !!! I reckon 17 videos from one trip is enough - many would say it's more than enough :D
Forum: Canada October 6th, 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Canadian Rockies Road Trip videos (Banff-Vancouver)

Before our Alaska Inside Passage r/t out of Vancouver we did a Canadian Rockies road trip from Banff. We flew from the UK to Calgary, where we picked up the car and drove the 90 minutes to Banff.
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Forum: Alaska October 6th, 2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Canadian Rockies Road Trip videos (Banff-Vancouver)

Before our Alaska Inside Passage r/t out of Vancouver we did a Canadian Rockies road trip from Banff. We flew from the UK to Calgary, where we picked up the car and drove the 90 minutes to Banff.
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Forum: Alaska October 5th, 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
We used Juneau Whale Watch...

We used Juneau Whale Watch http://www.juneauwhalewatch.com They don't seem to have any age restrictions and we had a great time. All the best, Tony

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Forum: Alaska October 5th, 2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,006
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Thanks. It was the Yukon Bus & Rail Excursion...

Thanks. It was the Yukon Bus & Rail Excursion (7.5 hours) run by Chilkoot Charters and Tours http://www.chilkootcharters.com

We did it in rail/bus order, with a pick-up start time of 7.30 a.m. (by...
Forum: Alaska September 30th, 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I would say there is no reason not to. On my July...

I would say there is no reason not to. On my July cruise we had several very nice days and assuming they heat the pool to a reasonable degree the air temperature won't be an issue if you have similar...
Forum: Alaska September 26th, 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Virginia Another vote for that excursion,...

Hi Virginia

Another vote for that excursion, it's a terrific day out. We did this version of it in July. All the best, Tony

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Forum: Alaska September 23rd, 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I saw not a single whale from the ship, and can't...

I saw not a single whale from the ship, and can't recall anyone else saying they did. But you're guaranteed sightings on a bespoke tour (or you get a partial refund). This was our tour at Juneau....
Forum: Alaska September 16th, 2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,444
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
:) Yvette you are doing a magnificent job ! I...

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Yvette you are doing a magnificent job ! I 'only' did the Inside Passage cruise so while I went to some of the same places as you, much of your review is new to me, but I almost feel I went there...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports September 16th, 2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,776
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Norris I did the that excursion (ship's...

Hi Norris

I did the that excursion (ship's tour as the political situation was a bit dodgy at the time) and made these. It was a very good day but you do need some imagination at Carthage as...
Forum: Canada September 14th, 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,724
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Vancouver videos

If it's any help I did this at the start and finish of a recent r/t Alaska cruise.

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The firework displays seem to happen in the week beginning on the last...
Forum: Alaska September 14th, 2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hello Barbara If it's any help this is what my...

Hello Barbara
If it's any help this is what my Alaska cruise looked like weather-wise at Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan (but it was more or less high summer :))

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