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Take a highlighter pen so you can highlight all of the things you want to do on your Carnival Capers. There is always so much going on during days at sea! Take advantage of the free activities. We love doing the trivia.
Sept 11 2014 RC Explorer of the Seas NE/Canada
Dec 3 2012 RC Explorer of the Seas Eastern Carribbean
June 20 2010 Carnival Pride Bahamas
Sept 2 2009 RC Jewel of the Seas TA
Jan 2009 RC Voyager of the Seas Western Caribbean
Sept 11 2008 RC Explorer of the Seas Canada
Jan 2008 RC Brilliance of the Seas Panama Canal
June 2 2007 RC Radiance of the Seas Alaska
Carnival Paradise (2001) when non smoking
Carnival Destiny (2002)
MSC Opera (2004)
RCI Majesty of the Seas (2004)(The Between the Hurricanes Cruise)
Golden Princess (2006)(The Sister Surprise Cruise)
Carnival Spirit to Alaska Aug 22, 2007
MSC Lirica "Carnival Cruise" 1-29-08
Carnival Miracle Jan. 2009 (The bad azipod cruise)
MSC Poesia Jan 2010 (Baseball Cruise)
Celebrity Solstice Jan. 2011 Aqua Class
Carnival Valor Jan. 2012 (asparagus at each meal)
Carnival Valor Jan 2013 (Eggplant at each meal)
Carnival Glory Jan. 2014 (American Feast/American Table Guinea Pig Cruise)
Carnival Breeze Jan 2015. (Facebook "Breezers" Cruise) Lots of good people and probable life long friends, met.
I like to sit out on the Promenade Deck with my iPad and read. Sit there and watch the waves go by, and check out the buffet.
When faced with two evils, always pick the one you haven't tried
Grand Princess - 04.17.16 California Coastal
Golden Princess - 07.21.15 Back to Alaska
Grand Princess - 04.13.14 Hawaii (b2b)
Grand Princess - 04.06.14 Calif Coastal (b2b)
Sea Princess - 06.02.12 Alaska
Sea Princess - 05.07.10 Panama Canal
Emerald Princess - 04.19.09 Southern Caribbean
Celebrity Millennium - 03.02.08 Western Caribbean
Royal Caribbean - Serenade of the Seas - 10.21.06 Eastern Caribbean
NCL Star - 06.04.05 Hawaiian Isls, Fanning Island
I've booked a transatlantic cruise for next year with 8 sea days, and I'm really looking forward to being in the middle of nowhere........
- Relax in a chaise with my feet up, a book, and some sunglasses to watch the waves
- curl up in a chair in the lounge with a tall glass of iced tea and people watch
- walks on the promenade deck, interspersed with naps and maybe a DVD.
Royal Princess, TA east from Copenhagen to NYC, 2014
Grand Princess, Alaska, 2013
Caribbean Princess, Caribbean,2013
Ruby Princess, Eastern Mediterranean, 2012
Emerald Princess, Baltics and Russia, 2011
HAL Nieuw Amsterdam, Caribbean, 2011
Ruby Princess, Caribbean, 2010
Diamond Princess, Alaska, 2009
Crown Princess, Caribbean, 2008
HAL Westerdam, Western Mediterranean,2007
RCL Mariner of the Seas, Caribbean, 2005
HAL Westerdam, Caribbean, 2002
Grand Princess, Caribbean, 2000
It took me a few cruises to realize that whatever is happening onboard can be missed and not "missed" without feeling guilty. We don't have many days to just shut down in our life, a sea day is a perfect excuse to do nothing.
Sleep in a bit. Play trivia, visit casino, play more trivia. Sit out on deck and read.
"I'd Rather Be On A Ship With A Drink On The Rocks, Than In The Drink With A Ship On The
Fond Memories Of
Carnival Dream - Western Caribbean - Jan 2013
Navigator Of The Seas - Western Caribbean - Jan 2011
Carnival Pride - Grand Turk and Bahamas - Twins First Cruise - Aug 2009
Caribbean Princess - Eastern Caribbean - Jan 2008
Sapphire Princess - Mexican Riviera - Jan 2006
Carnival Victory - Canada/New England - Sept 2001
Carnival Tropicale - Panama Canal - Jan 2001
Grand Princess - Eastern Caribbean - Nov 1999
Westerdam - Honeymoon -Eastern Caribbean - Nov 1995
Art class, choir practice and lectures. Sometimes watch a film in the afternoon.....visit the indoor pool if it's cold, or the adults' pool if it's warmer. Go to the smoker's corners with my e-cig, and chat.
Perfect sea day for me....watch the sun rise, have a nice breakfast, walk a mile or so, get some sun and read, take a nap, read on balcony...cocktails.....dinner and relax more either reading, show or watching the ocean go by....
Last cruise The Summit, Christmas 2011.
Next cruise TransAtlantic May 5, 2012 aboard the Constellation. #32!