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#41
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Pictures are absolutely stunning. And I agree about the sign above the drug store....poisons...priceless!

Thanks for the info and pictures on the cove. I have friends who are considering it and if I can, I'll link to your posts so they can see and read about them.
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#44
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Originally posted by shootr
We had 3 of 4 excursions cancelled due to weather.
Was the boat rocking with the bad weather? Were some complaining of seasickness because of the motion?

Thanks.
#47
Mesa, AZ
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Originally posted by meatloafsfan
Wow - incredible pictures.

Thanks for the pictures of the other ships as well - my two upcoming cruises are the Disney Magic and the Carnival Dream (your pictures of both brought a smile to my face).
Couple more for you:

Loading up the Magic, the porthole windows and activity kind of call for black & white...








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#48
Mesa, AZ
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Originally posted by CP3o
Was the boat rocking with the bad weather? Were some complaining of seasickness because of the motion?

Thanks.
Our cabin was on deck 2, it was very gentle rolling at most. At the top most decks, we still weren't "thrown off our feet". You could feel the rolling more, but the dining rooms seemed plenty busy still.

I don't have a lot of cruises to compare ships motion, but people have said this ship moves more than most - If that is so, the others must have been rock steady. I know the HAL Oosterdam moved a lot more than this one. It had a "lurch" to it, like riding with a teenager with a learners permit in a standard transmission truck for the first time. This thing just seemed to bash through waves without a problem.

We took Meclizine along just in case, never needed it.
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#49
Coolville,OH
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Great pictures!!
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#50
Hart Michigan
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Originally posted by tazco
Many great photo reviews on here but this is the best
Thats an awesome picture.... He could sell that picture!
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#51
South Carolina
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Joined Sep 2009
We were on Dream 3 weeks ago in Cove #2345 and absolutely loved it! Great midship location. Very little water on the balcony and we really enjoyed the fantastic views. I brought a bungee cord along and we slept several nights with the door wide open! Yes - there are boats overhead, but they really aren't that close and they didn't bother us at all. Would definately book a cove again!
#52
Mesa, AZ
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Originally posted by moose1956
We were on Dream 3 weeks ago in Cove #2345 and absolutely loved it! Great midship location. Very little water on the balcony and we really enjoyed the fantastic views. I brought a bungee cord along and we slept several nights with the door wide open! Yes - there are boats overhead, but they really aren't that close and they didn't bother us at all. Would definately book a cove again!
We used the slide lock to block the door open just enough to get the sound and smell while keeping the room comfy. I so envy anybody that lives on a coast and can enjoy that every night!
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#53
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Originally posted by shootr
We used the slide lock to block the door open just enough to get the sound and smell while keeping the room comfy. I so envy anybody that lives on a coast and can enjoy that every night!
We live 2 blocks back from the Atlantic and with this nice winter we have had the windows open for a while now. The ocean during the late winter/spring is almost deafening. Love waking up to it!
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#54
Scarborough ON Canada
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Originally posted by shootr
Couple more for you:

Loading up the Magic, the porthole windows and activity kind of call for black & white...
Thanks so much for the extra photos - they are fantastic!
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#55
Mesa, AZ
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It's a good looking ship, makes it easy to take a pretty photo of her.
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#57
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Fabulous pictures! Thanks for sharing them!
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#59
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Originally posted by shootr
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http://s266.photobucket.com/albums/i...atanwmusic.mp4


shootr,

Great pics, but the second half of this time lapse is my favorite! What camera did you use? I especially enjoyed the part after sunset when the ship passed in the distance and the moon reflection across the water and pulling away from Mahogany Bay too.

I'm gonna try this for Miami sailaway and from each port.
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#60
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Joined Oct 2001
thinking about a cove balcony, did you hear noise from above with the galley being above?
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