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Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions July 25th, 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Coming in to Huatulco, Mexico ...

Coming in to Huatulco, Mexico

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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 25th, 2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,423
Posted By sparky-elpaso
I like to check out the ports in Google Earth -...

I like to check out the ports in Google Earth - much better than just a map. You can see what's near the port area and can decide if you need to take an excursion of some kind or just walk around on...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 21st, 2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,247
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Another "as soon as we get our bags" person here....

Another "as soon as we get our bags" person here. Hang stuff up (already on hangers in the bag), undies, etc. in ziploc bags (everything we need for one day in each bag) go in drawers. Toiletries,...
Forum: Cruising Technology July 20th, 2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By sparky-elpaso
No - basic service is free. I think they may...

No - basic service is free. I think they may have a paid part if you want to store LOTS of pics.
Forum: Cruising Technology July 20th, 2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By sparky-elpaso
For more answers come on over to the photography...

For more answers come on over to the photography board - Photo and Camera Discussions. We even have a bunch of "post photos" threads going - both cruise related and just general pics. A lot of...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions July 19th, 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 223,448
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Gorgeous waterfall. Something we don't have here...

Gorgeous waterfall. Something we don't have here in the desert.
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 14th, 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Check the picture and the sign next to the door. ...

Check the picture and the sign next to the door. Technically, it's both. The only difference is the number of passengers. :)
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 14th, 2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By sparky-elpaso
While this is Royal Caribbean, tendering works...

While this is Royal Caribbean, tendering works pretty much the same on all ships. There's a platform that goes out from the side of the ship with a stairway down to it.
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Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions July 9th, 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Gorgeous flowers. Love the pink one - such a...

Gorgeous flowers. Love the pink one - such a delicate color.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 9th, 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By sparky-elpaso
That's a great idea. Our upcoming trip has...

That's a great idea. Our upcoming trip has several parts to it and I'm going to put my computer to work.
Forum: Saving Money on Your Cruise - Tips & Advice July 9th, 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,860
Posted By sparky-elpaso
We'd rather spend our money on doing things in...

We'd rather spend our money on doing things in port. We've had one balcony (on HAL) and didn't spend that much time on it. We figure there's lots of places "outdoors" around the ship and our cabin...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions July 7th, 2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,152
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Great fireworks shots. The last one is my...

Great fireworks shots. The last one is my favorite. It's amazing what they can do with the different colors, etc.
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions July 6th, 2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 223,448
Posted By sparky-elpaso
I think that's one of Murphys Laws. :)

I think that's one of Murphys Laws. :)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 3rd, 2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,264
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Poetic justice. Wonder if he learned his lesson.

Poetic justice. Wonder if he learned his lesson.
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions June 27th, 2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Now we know what a cat toy view is like. ...

Now we know what a cat toy view is like. Incredible video.
Forum: Holland America Line June 27th, 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,753
Posted By sparky-elpaso
I learned not to "judge a book by its cover" when...

I learned not to "judge a book by its cover" when DH took a motorcycle rider course a few years ago. One of his classmates, a truck driver, had lots of tats and I'm sure he couldn't go thru the...
Forum: Cruise Air June 27th, 2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Definitely call the airline and tell them that...

Definitely call the airline and tell them that the layover time is not acceptable. Check the schedule on the airline website so you have an idea what's available.
Forum: First Time Cruisers June 27th, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,246
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Thanks donaldsc. Great to get info from someone...

Thanks donaldsc. Great to get info from someone who has worked in the field.
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions June 26th, 2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 49,927
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Canada / New England is definitely going on our...

Canada / New England is definitely going on our "bucket list" - beautiful pics.
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions June 24th, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Gorgeous flowers. I have a feeling they wouldn't...

Gorgeous flowers. I have a feeling they wouldn't do well here in the desert.
Forum: Holland America Line June 22nd, 2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,442
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Better salad bar choices in the Lido would be...

Better salad bar choices in the Lido would be great. Include some tuna, ham, shredded cheese, etc. so you could make a meal type salad. We ate waay too many burgers and fries for lunch on our last...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 21st, 2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Oops. Our latest cruise was on the Statendam so...

Oops. Our latest cruise was on the Statendam so I guess I had that in my head. The pic was from the Caribbean. But it still gives OP an idea of the size of a ship - which is a surprise if you've...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 19th, 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By sparky-elpaso
As to the capsizing, size of the ship, etc. It's...

As to the capsizing, size of the ship, etc. It's hard to imagine the size of a ship until you've seen one. Check out the dimensions of the ship you're going on. The picture below is HAL's...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises June 18th, 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By sparky-elpaso
Tenders are the larger lifeboats. This is RCL...

Tenders are the larger lifeboats. This is RCL but they're all pretty much the same.

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Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions June 18th, 2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By sparky-elpaso
He's so cute. Australia and NZ have such neat...

He's so cute. Australia and NZ have such neat birds. Love the robin pics too. I miss robins. I grew up in Michigan - lots of robins. Not too many here in the desert - we see one once in a while.
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