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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,164
Posted By evandbob
I drink water from a Brita Filter at home, I...

I drink water from a Brita Filter at home, I stopped buying plastic bottles some years back. When I cruise or eat out though, I like Pellagrino with my meals. Now I'm not going to lug a case of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By evandbob
I have had a few massages on the first sea day of...

I have had a few massages on the first sea day of a cruise. I also had massages "beach side" when in port. Costa Maya, Roatan, St Kitts and St Maarten come to mind. Massages on the beach were...
Forum: St. Kitts & Nevis Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By evandbob
Of the 3 islands you mentioned, Grand Turk...

Of the 3 islands you mentioned, Grand Turk probably has the best snorkeling opportunities. Neither St Maarten or St Kitts are known for snorkeling. However, the sail from St Kitts to Nevis is a fun...
Forum: St. Martin/St. Maarten April 14th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By evandbob
I'll piggy back on this, but say Orient Beach for...

I'll piggy back on this, but say Orient Beach for St Maarten and a catamaran sail to Nevis from St Kitts.
Forum: San Juan, PR April 14th, 2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By evandbob
I could have made an 8:30AM flight out of San...

I could have made an 8:30AM flight out of San Juan when I walked my bag off the Summit last January. Cab ride to SJU at that time in the morning was real quick. I had an 11AM business class seat...
Forum: Roatan April 11th, 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,753
Posted By evandbob
Absolutely NOT

Absolutely NOT
Forum: Roatan April 9th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By evandbob
I like Roatan, love West Bay and Infinity Bay,...

I like Roatan, love West Bay and Infinity Bay, but I would be very hesitant to advise anyone to walk into Coxen's Hole to catch a local bus. Tourists here are very easy marks for ripoffs and...
Forum: Roatan April 9th, 2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,976
Posted By evandbob
Carnival is trying to convince more cruisers to...

Carnival is trying to convince more cruisers to remain within the "safe" confines of their little artificial world at Mahogany Bay. Of course, that means more $$$ for Carnival. A little fear helps...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,753
Posted By evandbob
When I was at LFK in February, the construction...

When I was at LFK in February, the construction was taking place. We hardly noticed it as we spent most of our time away from the workers on the other side of the island. As noted, the construction...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By evandbob
Admission to Gumbalimba was $30 - $35 per person...

Admission to Gumbalimba was $30 - $35 per person when I was staying on the island 2 months ago in February. I asked beach vendors and got the lower price, the higher price was from the desk at...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By evandbob
There's a fishing boat in your picture next to...

There's a fishing boat in your picture next to the pier near the shore, I believe it is called the AMoray Eel. Captain Marvin is in charge. I chartered that boat for a 1/2 day and caught some small...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By evandbob
Roatan now has non stop flights from Miami and...

Roatan now has non stop flights from Miami and other key American cities. I flew NY - Miami - Roatan in business class and stayed for a week at Infinity Bay on West Bay Beach. LFK arranged...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By evandbob
I was at LFK on a Sunday this past February while...

I was at LFK on a Sunday this past February while I was staying on the island at Infinity Bay. The coral is colorful, vibrant and alive here. Brain coral, elkhorn, tubes and fans were numerous. I...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By evandbob
Visited Tabyana perhaps 8 times from cruises,...

Visited Tabyana perhaps 8 times from cruises, liked it so much I just spent a week at Infinity Bay, the hotel adjacent to Tabyana.

Did you have questions? This beach is head and shoulders above...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By evandbob
I've cruised the Valor 6 times. I wanted to do a...

I've cruised the Valor 6 times. I wanted to do a step up and considered RCCL and X. I wound up booking the Celebrity Summit southern itinerery and loved it. At the time I booked the Summit, it was...
Forum: Roatan April 1st, 2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By evandbob
The coffee is fantastic and never more than...

The coffee is fantastic and never more than $6US/lb. When I was there in Feb., I was able to buy 3 lbs @ $3 each!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,244
Posted By evandbob
I would love an announcement free cruise! I have...

I would love an announcement free cruise! I have cruised often enough I can recite their spiels - it's all the same from ship to ship, only the accent is different. Carnival CD announcements seem...
Forum: Roatan March 31st, 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,753
Posted By evandbob
Even with 300 cruisers, the island should be able...

Even with 300 cruisers, the island should be able to handle that amount and still feel less crowded than Mahogany Bay or even Tabyana Beach. Granted, most people will stay near the main bar area...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By evandbob
Sailed on this ship for my first and second...

Sailed on this ship for my first and second cruise ever. Mid sized, perhaps smallish by today's mega ships. Easy to navigate from deck to deck, I had a 1A ocean view cabin both times in the front...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 28th, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,679
Posted By evandbob
Google "Leftover Restaurant Food" and you will...

Google "Leftover Restaurant Food" and you will find links to programs in cities of South Florida, Los Angeles and New York City where unused food goes to shelters. Laws have been passed in these...
Forum: Roatan March 27th, 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By evandbob
I'll second Bite on the Beach - the seafood is...

I'll second Bite on the Beach - the seafood is excellent, you can get a table overlooking the water and maybe see some moray eels hanging out between the rocks. (they feed them at night).
Otherwise...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 27th, 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,827
Posted By evandbob
Question As soon as CCL partners with MacDonalds.....BTW,...

As soon as CCL partners with MacDonalds.....BTW, the theaters will be converted to space for more cabins and shops.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,531
Posted By evandbob
My experience was that boarding was fine,...

My experience was that boarding was fine, Carnival just asked to see passports. I didn't have to show the notarized permission letter until I hit US Customs on our return to the Miami port.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,002
Posted By evandbob
I would, it arrives early enough and is non stop....

I would, it arrives early enough and is non stop. I have flown into Miami from NY about 20 times and haven't had a problem, usually enjoying lunch on the Lido by noon. I also use 1 piece of carry...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 22nd, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,212
Posted By evandbob
What about creeps on board using the photo...

What about creeps on board using the photo gallery to check out who they might want to stalk while on the ship? The MDR photos show which women are without male escorts, and give the time and place...
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