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Forum: South America July 18th, 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By flamomo
Tambor Colorado

We did the ship's tour to Tambor Colorado, which is the site of Incan ruins. Excellent tour with a really good guide!!
Of course, you should have an interest in visiting ancient ruins to appreciate...
Forum: South America July 13th, 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By flamomo
We stayed a night precruise in Valpo at the...

We stayed a night precruise in Valpo at the Acontraluz Boutique Hotel in March. Charming, comfortable, with great service, and we were able to reserve a first floor room with a private verandah...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 13th, 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By flamomo
Did the 10 day Princess cruise roundtrip Papeete...

Did the 10 day Princess cruise roundtrip Papeete on the Tahitian Princess (now the Ocean Princess) a few years ago and it was wonderful. A couple of years ago I did the 28 day roundtrip...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 26th, 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By flamomo
Wink I understand from posts on CC that the first...

I understand from posts on CC that the first number of your pin should not be a zero for ATMs in Europe.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 25th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By flamomo
Be sure to notify your bank or whoever provides...

Be sure to notify your bank or whoever provides your debit card of your foreign travel plans.
You should also do that for any credit cards you may use while out of the US.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 22nd, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By flamomo
It would be wise for you to notify your bank and...

It would be wise for you to notify your bank and your credit card companies that you will be traveling outside you home country, if you think there is a chance that you might use your debit card to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 21st, 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By flamomo
Waterproof footwear is NOT necessary unless you...

Waterproof footwear is NOT necessary unless you are planning to be tromping about in the boonies.
We simply treated our sneakers with a water repellant spray called "Camp Dry" that we purchased at...
Forum: South America June 13th, 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By flamomo
You might be interested in a delightful little...

You might be interested in a delightful little book, available only from Amazon for Kindle, as far as I know, written by Susan M White, named 'Discover the secret soul of Chile: Valpariso and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 13th, 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By flamomo
Not the name, but she was very pleasant and...

Not the name, but she was very pleasant and informative.
Forum: South America June 12th, 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By flamomo
We flew into Santiago early in the morning, and...

We flew into Santiago early in the morning, and stayed a night in Valpariso a few months ago. We found Valpo to be interesting and charming.

We stayed at the Acontraluz Boutique Hotel, and really...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 12th, 2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By flamomo
Brief review of 6/5 sailing of Paradise

I joined my oldest daughter, her hubby, and inlaws on this cruise, my first on a Carnival ship. (I have done over 20 cruises on Princess.)

Pluses:
Overall it was a nice little cruise getaway....
Forum: South America June 11th, 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By flamomo
We stopped there on a So Caribbean cruise several...

We stopped there on a So Caribbean cruise several years ago, and there were limited options for excursions. As we often do when visiting a port for the first time, unless there is something we know...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 11th, 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,625
Posted By flamomo
Suggestion to CC

If we are going to be stuck with these stupid ads on the right hand side of the screen, could you PLEASE at least only allow ones with no motion or moving parts/ scrolling letters/swimming fish, and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 11th, 2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By flamomo
Getting there is not difficult .... one can take...

Getting there is not difficult .... one can take a taxi or catch the local bus by the theater in the shopping area by the port.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 11th, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By flamomo
Just a FYI .... We were last at Whaler's Village...

Just a FYI .... We were last at Whaler's Village shopping center a couple of years ago, and found that quite a few of the stores had closed. It was not as good shopping there as it used to be.
Forum: South America June 10th, 2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By flamomo
Check your fare prices

For anyone booked on the Ruby Princess for the FLL-LA cruise or any segment of the 49 day cruise that sails on January 31, 2015 ..... check your pricing.
My cabinmate and I are doing the first 32...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 10th, 2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By flamomo
That's easy to answer .... ANY Princess ship!!...

That's easy to answer .... ANY Princess ship!! They are all wonderful.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 10th, 2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,625
Posted By flamomo
The highlighted part in red above indicates that...

The highlighted part in red above indicates that CC is basically telling us we have to "get used to it because this is what we are doing, whether you like it or not, or how disturbing or distracting...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 10th, 2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,625
Posted By flamomo
I just got back from a short cruise yesterday and...

I just got back from a short cruise yesterday and got back on CC to get caught up on things, when I discovered those horrible:eek:, annoying:eek:, distracting :eek: ads on the right side of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 4th, 2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,906
Posted By flamomo
FTTF????? Carnival newbie here ..... what does...

FTTF?????
Carnival newbie here ..... what does that stand for?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 3rd, 2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,140
Posted By flamomo
Please tell me what you mean by a "collapsible...

Please tell me what you mean by a "collapsible cooler".

I will be sailing on the Paradise in a couple of days, and will need a way to keep my bottle of white wine chilled.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 31st, 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,281
Posted By flamomo
Gee, that rather pricey for single packs, since...

Gee, that rather pricey for single packs, since there are not the usual US taxes on them.
On Princess ships, single packs purchased at the bars onboard are $4 apiece.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 30th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By flamomo
Thanks, all. I would love to order room...

Thanks, all.

I would love to order room service and then enjoy my coffee and the sunrise on my balcony, BUT .... I am traveling solo, and a balcony was not in my bugdet!!
That's fine, as I have...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 30th, 2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By flamomo
Actually, "high levels" of DEET are not safe,...

Actually, "high levels" of DEET are not safe, according to a news report on ABC recently! The CDC recommendation also includes products containing Picaridin as prevention for this ailment, and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 30th, 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By flamomo
My very first cruise ever was on the Coral doing...

My very first cruise ever was on the Coral doing a partial transit of the Canal. It was such a wonderful experience that in the intervening 10 years I have taken 20 more Princess cruises, and have...
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