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Old December 8th, 2006, 09:11 AM
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Default Odessa America Gruziya

any one remember or sail on the Gruziya from Tampa? to Honduras/Belize/Cozumel( playa del carmen)?

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CARNIVAL FASCINATION 1996
NORDIC EMPRESS-MAR 1997
NORDIC EMPRESS-OCT 1997
COSTA VICTORIA 2000
CELEBRITY GALAXY 2002
CARNIVAL JUBILEE 29 NOV 2003
CARNIVAL DESTINY 27 NOV 2005
CARNIVAL DESTINY 26 NOV 2006
CARNIVAL LIBERTY 04 NOV 2007
CARNIVAL VICTORY 26 OCT 2008
CARNIVAL DREAM 27 NOV 2010
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Old December 16th, 2006, 10:43 PM
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Default M/V Gruziya Black Sea Shipping Co.

Yes, I remember and sailed on her Feb 18, 1995. Still have the Odess America brochure Cruise Line of the Czars. Probably a collectors item now. There were only 110 passengers...ship would hold 400. Ship was spotless. Russian/Ukrainian food. The trip was a real adventure with the highlight being a van trip 4 hours inland to the Ruins of Copan. The Hondouran people were the poorest of poor but happy. My wife still talks about "her little Jenny"...A small girl who was selling replica artifacts. The children were agressively persistant but pleasant and when you would say no they would reply with "maybe later..maybe later? It was truly an enjoyable trip for us. We have been on 13 cruises but will never forget this one.
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Old December 19th, 2006, 09:27 AM
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Yes, I remember and sailed on her Feb 18, 1995. Still have the Odess America brochure Cruise Line of the Czars. Probably a collectors item now. There were only 110 passengers...ship would hold 400. Ship was spotless. Russian/Ukrainian food. The trip was a real adventure with the highlight being a van trip 4 hours inland to the Ruins of Copan. The Hondouran people were the poorest of poor but happy. My wife still talks about "her little Jenny"...A small girl who was selling replica artifacts. The children were agressively persistant but pleasant and when you would say no they would reply with "maybe later..maybe later? It was truly an enjoyable trip for us. We have been on 13 cruises but will never forget this one.
How nice to Know someone how remembers this ship, been on a few cruises, but as you said, i will never forget this one..Yes I took the tours to copan, at that time the they had a road construction, it was an adventure and copan its a dream!..I remember the crew almost no one spoke inglish and on their off time, you can see them learning english...
the cruise director i remenber was from cuba..and spoke spanish!
Thats why i prefer small ships that mega ships..its not the same to serve 800 that 3000!
I found out that this ship name now its Van Gogh doing (British Isles In Bloom) and (Norwegian Fjords Apple Blossom)...I miss this ship..I loved the itinerary they used to have..

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RCCL..SUN VIKING 1989
ODESSA AMERICA GRUZIYA 1993
RCCL.MONARCH 1994
CARNIVAL FASCINATION 1996
NORDIC EMPRESS-MAR 1997
NORDIC EMPRESS-OCT 1997
COSTA VICTORIA 2000
CELEBRITY GALAXY 2002
CARNIVAL JUBILEE 29 NOV 2003
CARNIVAL DESTINY 27 NOV 2005
CARNIVAL DESTINY 26 NOV 2006
CARNIVAL LIBERTY 04 NOV 2007
CARNIVAL VICTORY 26 OCT 2008
CARNIVAL DREAM 27 NOV 2010
CARIBBEAN PRINCESS 2 JAN 2012
CORAL PRINCESS 21 NOV 2012
CARNIVAL BREEZE 15 DEC 2012
CARNIVAL VALOR 24 NOV 2013
MSC DIVINA 25 OCT 2014

Never make a person a priority in your life when they've only made you an option in theirs".



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