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Old December 20th, 2010, 12:01 PM
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Default New Year's Eve

This year, DH and I are traveling with another couple to Key West to ring in the new year. It will be our second time doing this and it's a blast! We're staying on Duval so we'll be right in the middle of the fun. What is everyone else doing to welcome 2011?
Previous Cruises:

2002 - Celebrity (Horizon)
2005 - Holland America Line (Westerdam)
2009 - Princess (Caribbean Princess)
2010 - Princess (Caribbean Princess)
2011 - Norwegian (Sky)
2012 - Princess (Ruby Princess)
2013 - Princess (Ruby Princess)

Old December 21st, 2010, 09:21 PM
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We'll be on the Carnival Valor this year for New Years. This is the first time that we are not spending New Year's at home with the kids. Just hubby and I this year on the Lido Deck....can't wait!

Old December 28th, 2010, 10:18 AM
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Default New Years

We will be on the Coral Princess and it is our first time to be traveling during this holiday - can't wait!

Old December 28th, 2010, 06:48 PM
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I'll be working, nice job, good job, sit, stay.........
Past Cruises
Cunard-Queen Mary 1961 NY to Cherbourg
Cunard-Queen Elizabeth 1963 Cherbourg to NY
MWA- Heritage 8/05, 8/06
Carnival- Sensation-10/08
Carnival- Legend 01/10, 9/12
Carnival- Fascination 12/10,11/11,10/13,11/14, 9/15
Carnival- Elation 1/14, 1/16

I will try one thing today,
that I have never done before,
and when I have finished something new,
I'll go try one thing more.

"Hurray for ships!.....Let us keep them alive as a token of love,to make the last romantics happy. Let us use them to cure the depressed. Let us prescribe sea journeys..." Tiziano Terzani

America-It doesn't matter what ship our ancesters came here on, we're all in the same boat now.

Old December 28th, 2010, 07:20 PM
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Ballroom dancing on the Queen Mary, now permanently docked in Long Beach, with a fireworks show on deck at midnight!
09/2016 New England & Canada w/Celebrity
05/2016 Grand European River Cruise w/Vantage
12/2015 Ultimate Caribbean w/Celebrity
02/2012 Hawaiian Islands w/Cunard
03/2011 Panama Canal Transit w/Cunard
05/2010 Alaska Inside Passage w/Princess
01/2010 Australia & New Zealand w/Princess
11/2008 E. Mediterranean w/Cunard
06/2007 Baltics w/Celebrity
05/2006 S. Caribbean w/Princess
04/2005 E. Caribbean w/RCCL
10/2004 Pacific Northwest w/Princess
06/2003 Mexican Riviera w/Carnival
06/2002 Alaska Outside Passage w/RCCL
08/2001 W. Caribbean w/Carnival
04/1997 Mexican Riviera w/RCCL

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Old December 29th, 2010, 08:23 AM
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Watching TV -- the ball dropping in NY.
Cruising is a wonderful way to enjoy retirement!
Far, far too many cruises to list.

Old December 29th, 2010, 09:49 PM
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LAS VEGAS BABY!!!! At TI watching the fireworks from the nightclub balcony. Sitting in front of a slot machine and drinking wine. Hubby and I only....yea!!! Have a good one everybody!! Here's to 2011!!!!

Tommy and Debbie
Sailing History:
Celebrity Eclipse April 2013
Celebrity Equinox April 2011
Celebrity Infinity April 2010
Celebrity Solstice February 2009

Old December 30th, 2010, 05:40 AM
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Default Charleston

Will be in downtown Charleston - good dinner and the First Night celebration, fireworks over the water. Then board the Fantasy New Year's Day!

Conquest 10/29/16
Paradise 2/1/16
Dream 10/25/15

Sunshine 9/20/14
Fantasy 10/28/13
Legend 10/28/12
Fantasy 1/1/11
Legend 10/18/09
Holiday 7/19/08
Glory 10/20/07
Pride 3/22/03
Jubilee 12/29/01

"Mother, Mother Ocean, I have heard your call"

Old December 30th, 2010, 11:01 AM
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A quiet but enjoyable evening at home with a few friends.

Happy New Year to all!

Old December 30th, 2010, 12:53 PM
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Going to two separate friends' homes in the neighborhood....

2106 RCCL Independence of the Seas
2106--Celebrity Constellation
2015--NCL Getaway
2015--MSC Divina
2014--MSC Divina
2014--NCL Epic
2013--Carnival Breeze
2013--RCCL Liberty of the Seas
2012--NCL Sky
2012--NCL Sky
2011--NCL Sky
2011--NCL Epic
2010--RCCL Independence of the Seas
2010--Celebrity Century
2009--NCL Pearl
2009--NCL Sky
2009--Carnival Destiny
2009--RCCL Freedom of the Seas
2008--Celebrity Constellation
2007--HAL Westerdam
2007--RCCL Liberty of the Seas
2006--Caribbean Princess
2005--RCCL Brilliance of the Seas
2003--Carnival Imagination
2002--RCCL Monarch of the Seas
2001--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
2000--Carnival Imagination
1999--Carnival Fascination
1998--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
1996--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
1994--NCL Windward
1993--NCL Westward

Old December 31st, 2010, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Krazy Kruizers View Post
Watching TV -- the ball dropping in NY.
That's what we're doing, too. Taking advantage of our empty nest for some peace and quiet. Our daughter is having a baby in Apirl and we've already committed to baby-sitting next year.
7/99 Carnival Imagination
6/01 Carnival Paradise
6/03 RCI Sovereign of the Seas
7/06 RCI Adventure of the Seas
12/08 Holland America Westerdam
6/10 Carnival Glory
6/12 Carnival Ecstasy
6/15 Carnival Victory

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Old December 31st, 2010, 08:53 PM
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Will be watching the ball drop and then waiting next week to get on the NCL Epic!!
Carnival Carnivale 6/92
Carnival Fantasy 9/92
Carnival Victory 9/29/02
Carnival Legend 10/12/03
RCCL Explorer of the Seas 10/10/04
RCCl Mariner of the Seas 10/16/05 (Honeymoon)
RCCL Navigator of the Seas 10/14/06
RCCL Freedom of the Seas 10/14/07
Carnival Spirit 2/07/10
NCL Epic 1/8/11
NCL Epic 11/10/12
NCL Breakaway 9/15/13
Carnival Breeze 2/15/14
Carnival Esctasy 12/5/14-Brother's Cruise
NCL Breakaway 10/2/2016 Birthday and Anniversary

Old January 4th, 2011, 10:21 AM
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Key West was a blast as always. Happy New Year to all!
Previous Cruises:

2002 - Celebrity (Horizon)
2005 - Holland America Line (Westerdam)
2009 - Princess (Caribbean Princess)
2010 - Princess (Caribbean Princess)
2011 - Norwegian (Sky)
2012 - Princess (Ruby Princess)
2013 - Princess (Ruby Princess)

Old November 21st, 2012, 11:51 AM
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I envy the Las Vegas trip...my favorite place!!! We'll be going to a dance in NC....Craig Woolard Band...best beach music band going!!!!

Old November 22nd, 2012, 06:47 AM
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We will be ringing in 2013 in Grand Turk on the Breeze! Can't wait !
Carnival Fantasy 1995
Carnival Fascination 2005 - Honeymoon cruise
Disney Magic 2006
Carnival Breeze New Years Cruise 2012
Carnival Breeze New Years Cruise 2013
Carnival Sunshine New Years Cruise 2014
Carnival Pride 8/16/15
Carnival Sunshine 7/12/16
Carnival Vista New Years Cruise 12/31/16
Carnival Vista New Years Cruise 12/30/17

Old November 24th, 2012, 12:24 AM
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We will be on our way to Hawaii aboard the Princess Sapphire. So looing forward to the trip!

Old November 26th, 2012, 12:41 PM
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NY Eve is dh birthdayso he gets the bigger say We will doing wha e do every year-Atlantic City Taj Mahal for 2 days and then when we get home the countdown starts for our cruise January 18th YES!

Plus 2 cruises on RCCL 2 CC and approx. 18 more on NCL-I cant remember which ships!

Old November 26th, 2012, 01:54 PM
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It's the last night of a 9 day visit with our DS, DDIL, and four adored granddaughters.

Old November 26th, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Default On our way to Cabo...

We will be on first NYE cruise and are looking forward to the five days of rest following the "ringing in" of 2013...
1999 Carnival Holiday (Sold on cruising)
2006 Carnival Paradise (2) Platinum baby!
2006 RCCL (Family Christmas Five Day)
2012 Milestone (25) Carnival Spirit-Hawaii
12/30/2012 Carnival Splendor-NYE to Mexico
09/15/2013 Carnival Conquest Casino Cruise
12/29/2013 Carnival Miracle-NYE to Mexico (Reprise)
02/03/2014 Inspiration (4)
03/06/2014 Imagination (3)
04/25/2014 Inspiration (3)
12/04/2014 Imagination (3)

Old October 18th, 2013, 12:40 PM
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For this New Years we will be ringing it in in the Bahamas aboard the Carnival Splendor!!! For time ever for a holiday cruise!!!! 🚢🐚🐬🐠🌊🎉🎊🍹

December 27, 2013 - Courtney's Sweet 16 Cruise
August 2009 - NCL Dawn - NY to Bermuda
February 2005 - RC Serenade of the Seas
February 1999 - Disney Wonder



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