Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Search Forums
 
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1372
Search took 0.72 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Cornishpastyman1
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 30th, 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Roothy I hope you are lucky with the...

Hi Roothy

I hope you are lucky with the sail-in as it's one of the best. Perhaps you see it on the way out. This shows it from around 8 am in July. It also has the walk to the fortress, which took...
Forum: Alaska January 30th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I suppose it depends what else you are...

I suppose it depends what else you are considering doing with that time. I enjoyed it but I haven't seen as many glaciers as you :) All the best, Tony
GOMA2HeTGJw
Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics January 27th, 2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I've been watching these pages for 5 years and...

I've been watching these pages for 5 years and never heard of anyone missing the ship. All the operators have a back up in case of mechanical failure and enough slack in the schedule in case of such...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 27th, 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,736
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Very easy - you use TL to buy plastic tokens from...

Very easy - you use TL to buy plastic tokens from vending machines at/near the tram stop. They are not expensive (3 TL each ?) Just ask someone where the nearest one is. One token = one tram ride....
Forum: Italy Ports January 26th, 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi TBM We stayed at (and enjoyed) the Santa...

Hi TBM
We stayed at (and enjoyed) the Santa Chiara mentioned by maple leaves. It's right at Piazzale Roma so easy to roll luggage to if you come in on the airport bus. and shows for a few seconds at...
Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics January 24th, 2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,883
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
My port hours were 8-4 on a Sunday and I did this...

My port hours were 8-4 on a Sunday and I did this

-JiNWDXDlxU BFvq9gLib7I

With 2 hours more you will be able to do a much better job. All the best, Tony
Forum: Greece Ports January 22nd, 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This isn't much of a video, but does show the old...

This isn't much of a video, but does show the old town. From memory we took a short taxi from the ship, but walked back (about 10 minutes ?) All the best, Tony
tiA0NW1Iyjs
Forum: Alaska January 22nd, 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
bonvoyagie's summary is excellent. This is the...

bonvoyagie's summary is excellent. This is the Bus and Rail Excursion (actually rail and bus for me). It was a great day out but if I had been on my own I think I would have chosen the Bennett option...
Forum: Alaska January 19th, 2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,256
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
For various reasons we could not commit to a...

For various reasons we could not commit to a pre-booked whale watching tour. In the event we were well enough to go on and just walked over to one of several kiosks selling such tours and that worked...
Forum: Italy Ports January 19th, 2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
If you take Cathy's suggestion (People Mover to...

If you take Cathy's suggestion (People Mover to Piazzale Roma then vaporetto - very simple with no luggage) your trip to St Mark's Square will look like this and take about 35 minutes on No. 1,...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 19th, 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hello VV This was my day in Lisbon, using an...

Hello VV

This was my day in Lisbon, using an all-day travel ticket (about €7). Very nice city with lots to enjoy if you choose the all-day DIY option. All the best, Tony

z8KoKa6I7y0 zxEg6kwlF6Y...
Forum: Alaska January 15th, 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I didn't have much time either and just walked...

I didn't have much time either and just walked around. Luckily it was a glorious day. Nice town. All the best, Tony
Yq9hXgdj_J8
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 15th, 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hello Nel Thanks for your very kind words. I...

Hello Nel

Thanks for your very kind words. I had forgotten about Ladies Beach. I wanted to go back to Ephesus but the rest of my family wanted/needed a beach day so that was that. But it was a...
Forum: Alaska January 13th, 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Great - but I made an error and pasted the wrong...

Great - but I made an error and pasted the wrong link in my previous post (that tour only goes to Fraser BC and does not go into the Yukon). This is the one you want (7.5 hours, $184 pp)...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 13th, 2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hi Karen Somewhere in the...

Hi Karen
Somewhere in the Spain/Portugal/Gibraltar link in my 'signature' below is an old, not-very-good video of Madeira which shows that toboggan run. Personally i think it is overrated and...
Forum: Alaska January 13th, 2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
How about the Chilkoot tour that does both of...

How about the Chilkoot tour that does both of your options ? https://chilkootcharters.com/package/white-pass-summit-the-rail-and-bus/ I thought it was terrific, with as many photo ops as you could...
Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics January 13th, 2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
In case it's any interest/help in your planning...

In case it's any interest/help in your planning there are a few videos of several of those ports in THE BALTICS link in my 'signature' below. They were all done on self-conducted poddles except St P...
Forum: Italy Ports January 12th, 2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Yes. I went to Positano, Amalfi & Ravello from...

Yes. I went to Positano, Amalfi & Ravello from Naples with Joe Banana and had a wonderful day. There are videos of each of these in the Italy playlist in my 'signature' below. All the best, Tony
Forum: Alaska January 9th, 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This is what it looks like, and because of the...

This is what it looks like, and because of the history I thought it was wonderful. But it will look the same coming back down so for a more varied day I would consider a tour that goes into the Yukon...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 9th, 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Hello Anne Thanks, but the videos are just a...

Hello Anne

Thanks, but the videos are just a bit of fun to help me remember where I've been - especially on cruises where we see so many great things in such a short space of time. I try and do...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports January 9th, 2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
I didn't have time for 10 big things, just a bare...

I didn't have time for 10 big things, just a bare 24 hours in which I saw these

if0ohSTZorQ 9KAZZh8GPRo o3J7NtagxkU omZsa5wW0UI fQwXt6a9ceM

We docked at 4 pm so I went to the Topkapi Palace...
Forum: Italy Ports January 5th, 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
This is only from memory so wiser souls please...

This is only from memory so wiser souls please correct. I think I bought a ticket that entitled me to get to Monterosso (the furthest CT village from La Spezia) which was in effect a multi stop...
Forum: Italy Ports January 2nd, 2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
From 3 Med cruises I made some videos of Italian...

From 3 Med cruises I made some videos of Italian ports, which can be found from this link, which may give you some ideas https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrVUjbiYVZU4SFoiF5j5dAwo9lc2VdVk7 All...
Forum: Alaska December 31st, 2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
Glacier Bay video

Looks like GB has it ! This was our day there. The best chance of seeing calving is at Margarie Glacier, where your ship will spend 75-90 minutes really close to it. Good luck, Tony
hLutZrgzE6I
Forum: Alaska December 31st, 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,327
Posted By Cornishpastyman1
That map is in the booklet on each seat of the...

That map is in the booklet on each seat of the train, and this shows the WP & YR trip. There is complimentary bottled water too. It's a superb experience with an excellent narration as you pass by...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1372

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:15 AM.


© 1995 - 2015, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.