Escape - Live 7/22

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Originally posted by TheDougOut
That's why I love cruising... everyone can choose the adventure that best suits them.
So Doug, compared to your previous cruises, was the nap total (Sue's adventure) higher or lower than usual?



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Rochester, NY
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Originally posted by tiger belle
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Theresa - I was so sad to read your earlier post. I knew there were issues that resulted in you cancelling the Dawn cruise, but I hadn't realized what happened afterwards. I'm so sorry.
Rochester, NY
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Originally posted by SNJCruisers
So Doug, compared to your previous cruises, was the nap total (Sue's adventure) higher or lower than usual?

Sue was a champ on this cruise! Maybe it's traveling with just-me that makes her want to sleep all the time. Nah...







Edit: and my all-time-favorite, taken after I finished building a work bench...

Northern California
108 Posts
Joined Dec 2012
Originally posted by tonit964
Can anyone please tell me if the DBH has any of these beers? Pliny The Elder, Pliny The younger or Double Arrogant Bas*ard Ale?
Thank you!

I wish! You can barely get Pliny the Younger from the brewery that makes it, let alone on a cruise ship.
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Louisiana
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Originally posted by TheDougOut
Theresa - I was so sad to read your earlier post. I knew there were issues that resulted in you cancelling the Dawn cruise, but I hadn't realized what happened afterwards. I'm so sorry.
thank you, doug...my mom did love her cruising...so in her memory, we all plan to have a great cruise on escape this october
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Originally posted by tiger belle
thank you, doug...my mom did love her cruising...so in her memory, we all plan to have a great cruise on escape this october

I hope you have a wonderful time with your family, and I look forward to hearing how you like the Escape. We'll just miss one another... as you disembark in Miami we'll be in Fort Lauderdale to board the Harmony.
Chicago 'Burbs
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Doug I've been away from CC for a bit and I missed your "LIVE" review. DANGIT!!!! That certainly would have made my late July work week go so much faster / Alas, I did enjoy reading the review this past weekend catching up. Thanks again for spending time on your vaca to do anohther "awesome" review! Kudos Buddy and 'til next time
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Rochester, NY
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Originally posted by Warm-Water Diver
Doug I've been away from CC for a bit and I missed your "LIVE" review. DANGIT!!!!

Our last night... Scott and I were served your "Liquid Marijuana" cocktail out of the blue. We weren't even ordering drinks, they just kept appearing by an over-zealous bartender.

I'll let you guess which one...

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Originally posted by TheDougOut
(nine hours of...) beer before liquor.

Hey, what's that drink on the right w/the spring of thyme?
Rochester, NY
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Originally posted by lvic
Hey, what's that drink on the right w/the spring of thyme?

Food Republic's "Revolutionary Cure"...

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Joined Sep 2009
Originally posted by Bkchero
Looking at these pics I can't get Jackson Browne "The Load Out/Stay" out of my head. Now the seats are all empty . . .
Thanks for posting live! I'm going on the Escape Western Caribbean on the 9/2 sailing, and I already am sad looking at the pics of the closed-down bar and jacuzzi...
Nebraska
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Joined Aug 2013
Originally posted by TheDougOut
Our last night... Scott and I were served your "Liquid Marijuana" cocktail out of the blue. We weren't even ordering drinks, they just kept appearing by an over-zealous bartender.

I'll let you guess which one...

They all were pretty delicious but that morning was rough lol

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Gosh, what a complete summary of your Escape cruise. Thanks for posting! Only two sites I didn't see were the Cellars wine bar and the Ice Bar. Well, I'll be researching those when we cruise on Escape in November.
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Edit: and my all-time-favorite, taken after I finished building a work bench...

Nap goals.
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Rochester, NY
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Originally posted by Hafpint75
Only two sites I didn't see were the Cellars wine bar and the Ice Bar. Well, I'll be researching those when we cruise on Escape in November.

No Ice Bar on Escape! It was replaced with Cellars.
NB Canada
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Thanks for the great report. I only got to follow along live for the first few days but I had a blast reading a live report. Finished up the rest over the last couple of day. We booked the Escape for next March and I was leery as our only previous experience with NCL left a lot to be desired but seeing this report and a couple of other makes me wish March would arrive a bit quicker.
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