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Old November 18th, 2004, 08:47 PM
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Smile My Photos Are Up!!! Oosterdam Eastern Caribbean 11/7/04

I finally uploaded several (not nearly all!!! ) of our cruise photos. I've tried to include pictures that give a feel of the Oosterdam as well as an experience of the islands we visited. There are 2 albums because Webshots only allows 100 per album so I have Half Moon Cay in the second album.

There is a series of shots taken from our verandah (port side) as we left Tortola at sunset. It was an evening I'll never forget. When you see them try to imagine the pictures filling your entire view. And then imagine how anyone can wonder why we love to cruise.

I hope you all enjoy them.

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Old November 18th, 2004, 09:21 PM
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Thank you, Thank you Heather, for the wonderful pictures! I almost feel like I was there. Wait a minute, I was there! Its very nice of you to share them with us all. The Half Moon Cay shots are exceptionally good.

Hope you are all better.

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Great pictures Heather - we are doing the same itinerary on the Westerdam - so you have whetted my appetite!! Can't wait!

Could you tell me - how many ships docked in St Maarten when you were there? I have seen that there will be 8 ships there the day we are - going to be very very crowded!

Thanks again for the wonderful pictures! The sunset was STUPENDOUS! SUPERLATIVE! FANTASTIC!!
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Heather,

These pictures are terrific! Love the evening sunset series. great day at half moon cay .. sniff, sniff, we didn't get to tender in due to rough seas....but you certainly had a beautiful day!

thank you for sharing!

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Fabulous photos, Heather. Many thanks for your time in posting. I really enjoyed seeing them.
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Great pictures Heather - we are doing the same itinerary on the Westerdam - so you have whetted my appetite!! Can't wait!

Could you tell me - how many ships docked in St Maarten when you were there? I have seen that there will be 8 ships there the day we are - going to be very very crowded!

Thanks again for the wonderful pictures! The sunset was STUPENDOUS! SUPERLATIVE! FANTASTIC!!
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how did you determine that there are going to be 8 ships in St Maarten when you are there? I am curious for our cruise as well and also the other ports.

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Great pictures Heather - we are doing the same itinerary on the Westerdam - so you have whetted my appetite!! Can't wait!

Could you tell me - how many ships docked in St Maarten when you were there? I have seen that there will be 8 ships there the day we are - going to be very very crowded!

Thanks again for the wonderful pictures! The sunset was STUPENDOUS! SUPERLATIVE! FANTASTIC!!
There were 4 ships in port when we were in St. Maarten dumping some 10,000 people on the island. I cannot imagine how they could get 8 in there. Are you sure?
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Thanks for sharing your cruise photos with everyone. They are great.

Last winter we had 6 ships in St Maarten. Four of us were docked, The Queen Mary 2 and another small (can't remember its name) tendered people in.



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Yes, I am sure - I looked at 2 different sites that show Port schedules and it shows 8 ships: Maasdam, Carnival Glory, Norwegian Dawn, Explorer OTS, Carnival Victory, Celebrity Century, Caribbean Princess, Westerdam. I am sure there will be ships tendering in and the island is going to be overrun with tourists!

Site I checked was through cruiseclues.com - then their port schedules. The other site is one that I think Orcrone mentioned - can't remember the site address - something like cruisecal.com maybe?

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Heather your pictures are great! I can't wait until my cruise in Jan. Thanks for sharing them.
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Thanks for sharing and taking the time to post the pics. They are great.
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Heather, your photo's are great, brought a tear to my eyes seeing the turquoise caban again! We had such a wonderful time there! Love your sunsets and sunrises too! Thanks for sharing with us!
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Heather: Excellent photos! Well done! Thanks for sharing them! Looks like you had a great time!
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Heather
Thank you so much for sharing your pics..they are really beautiful!! Hopefully soon, I will be able to share some of mine from our 15 day Circle Hawaii Cruise. (We don't get to leave til Dec. 6...seems like a long long time )
Have a super night! and thanks again
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Thanks for showing us your great cruise! Viewing your pix brought back wonderful memories of our Eastern Caribbean cruise aboard the Zuiderdam.
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Ahhhhh....wonderful memories of our Oosterdam cruise, last January. Thank you for sharing your pictures!
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Heather, thank you so much for your great photos from the Oosterdam. I'm looking forward to my cruise on her Feb 5th.

You took excellent photos and I enjoyed them greatly! Thanks!
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Heather-

Great photos - thank you so much for sharing them. I am STILL trying to get all mine uploaded. My review is almost done, though I'm not sure how much it will matter as the ship is out of service now. We had such a great time though - I want to share it all.

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Laura, you absolutely must share! No matter that the ship is no longer with HAL. It's the experience you're sharing. As I said on another thread, by sharing my review and my photos it seems to extend the short time we were actually on the cruise.

I'm looking forward to your review and your pics. Uploading is easy ... it's the labelling that takes time. I worked most of yesterday afternoon. But it's worth it when I read the wonderful comments from everyone.
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