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Old September 13th, 2011, 02:48 PM
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Keep up the good work! I'm going to be on the Ecstasy in November out of Port Canaveral. I am gonna be aaaallll over that mongolian wok. We used to have a restaurant here that did the mongo grill but it shut down and I have been dying for some ever since!
I'm so jealous! I *LOVED* the Ecstasy & hope to sail Her again someday, taking DH with me. We told our waiter that we would have to come to Port Canaveral so we could see him again. LOL. You will have a great time.
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Awww... love your review so far. Can't wait to see more pix! That was cool that you gals got a fridge. I was surprised the rooms didn't have them like the Conquest, but I guess it made sense since the rooms are smaller/older ship.
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Awww... love your review so far. Can't wait to see more pix! That was cool that you gals got a fridge. I was surprised the rooms didn't have them like the Conquest, but I guess it made sense since the rooms are smaller/older ship.
Thanks Jena. It was nice having it, but also kind of a pain since the room is smaller, we had to move the stool/chair & cram them along the wall, but it was okay, we didn't need tons of room.
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Love the review...keep it coming!!
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Can't wait to board in december!
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Lovin the review. We sail her November 12th out of Port Canaveral, first cruise and I cant wait!!!
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Thank you for sharing your cruise with us. I am loving all the pictures.
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Jumping on this thread!


24 more days and I will be on there!!! Can't wait! Love the review and the wonderful pics! Especially the food!!!
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24 more days and I will be on there!!! Can't wait! Love the review and the wonderful pics! Especially the food!!!
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Jumping in on this thread, can't wait to be on the Ecstasy in 24 more days!

Great report so far, and I am loving the pics, especially of the food!!
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Old September 14th, 2011, 01:11 AM
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Jumping in on this thread, can't wait to be on the Ecstasy in 24 more days!

Great report so far, and I am loving the pics, especially of the food!!
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Thanks everyone for the compliments! More review coming now, my little one is better & back at school today.
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Okay, so after dinner, we went back by the cabin & found our 1st night towel animal, Fun Times & mints.



We stepped out onto the balcony and it was raining lightly, then we headed out to walk around the ship some more before the show.









We then went to the 8:45 Welcome Aboard Show in the Blue Sapphire Lounge. We loved the show! After the show was over, we started walking the Promenade deck & ended up aft at the the Starlite Lounge & walked Karaoke (sp?) for about 30 min. There were some really great singers & we enjoyed up really enjoying our time there. While there, I had a Kiss on the Lips drink & mom had a Cosmo. Sorry, I didn't have my camera with me. LOL. Then we were back at the cabin & went to bed a little after midnight.
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http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1479681

Carnival Conquest, 10/17/10, 1st cruise, DH & I, Cabin 7445, Aft wrap; My review w/pictures
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Sunday, Sept. 4th, Sea Day

We woke up around 7:30 a.m., Here's our view for the morning. <Sorry for a little bit of the blur, but my lens kept fogging up>









TV showing TS Lee & Hurricane Katia:



We are moving right along, heading to Progreso:

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Carnival Magic, 8/19/12, 1st Family cruise, Family OV Cabin 1401; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post35178104

Carnival Triumph, 4/28/12, Girl's cruise, cabin 1001

Carnival Magic, 12/4/11, DH & I, 15th Anniversary, Cabin 8469, L-shaped cabin; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1532492

Carnival Ecstasy, 9/3/11, Mom & I, Cabin E83, balcony; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1479681

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L O V I N G this review!! You chose really interesting & different things to include photos of, in addition to the usual things, which are also GREAT! Thanks for taking the time!
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We then headed out to breakfast in the Wind Star dining room about 8:00. Sorry, no food pictures for breakfast, for some reason, I never took the camera with me to breakfast.

Mom had an omelet with ham, bacon, rye bread & a danish. I had the french toast (my fave), bacon, hasbrowns & a danish.

After breakfast, we went to the internet cafe. I posted on a thread under the Currently Onboard section of Carnival.com. It's free & that's how I posted back & forth with hubby & the kids & my mom with my dad. Internet Cafe was right down the hall from our cabin which was nice. We were having a cabin crawl this day with our CC roll call group, so mom & I went back to the cabin to put together the goodie bags we were giving out. Once done, we left so Ed Mark could come & clean the cabin up.

We decided to just explore the ship, the stores, we ended up purchasing one of the $10 shawls.









Love the water color:

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http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post35178104

Carnival Triumph, 4/28/12, Girl's cruise, cabin 1001

Carnival Magic, 12/4/11, DH & I, 15th Anniversary, Cabin 8469, L-shaped cabin; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1532492

Carnival Ecstasy, 9/3/11, Mom & I, Cabin E83, balcony; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1479681

Carnival Conquest, 10/17/10, 1st cruise, DH & I, Cabin 7445, Aft wrap; My review w/pictures
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L O V I N G this review!! You chose really interesting & different things to include photos of, in addition to the usual things, which are also GREAT! Thanks for taking the time!
Thanks & your welcome. LOL, I get a little camera crazy.
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Carnival Magic, 1/6/13, 2nd Mother/Daughter cruise, Spa Balcony Cabin 11209

Carnival Magic, 8/19/12, 1st Family cruise, Family OV Cabin 1401; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post35178104

Carnival Triumph, 4/28/12, Girl's cruise, cabin 1001

Carnival Magic, 12/4/11, DH & I, 15th Anniversary, Cabin 8469, L-shaped cabin; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1532492

Carnival Ecstasy, 9/3/11, Mom & I, Cabin E83, balcony; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1479681

Carnival Conquest, 10/17/10, 1st cruise, DH & I, Cabin 7445, Aft wrap; My review w/pictures
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Enjoying your review and pictures and cant wait for our turn on the Ecstasy. Where are good places to do informal meet & mingles? We dont have a real active roll call but thought about after muster drill at Seaview Bar & Grill on deck 10 aft. Is that a good location? Also looking for a place for 1st sea day around 11, or is 2 better? I've got to wear my fancy beads. Thanks for any suggestions.
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we had the same cabin last November. I liked that the balcony had a little extra space since it was on the end AND an extra chair!

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Enjoying your review and pictures and cant wait for our turn on the Ecstasy. Where are good places to do informal meet & mingles? We dont have a real active roll call but thought about after muster drill at Seaview Bar & Grill on deck 10 aft. Is that a good location? Also looking for a place for 1st sea day around 11, or is 2 better? I've got to wear my fancy beads. Thanks for any suggestions.
Thanks. You will really enjoy the Ecstasy. Yes, our group met at/after sail away at the Seaview Bar & Grill, although, mom & I didn't make that one. The Piano Bar (Neon Bar) is a good spot too, we met there also. It's Deck 8, atrium area.

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we had the same cabin last November. I liked that the balcony had a little extra space since it was on the end AND an extra chair!

Thanks for sharing!
Your welcome. Did you post pictures of the cabin back then in a review? Was thinking I saw it in someone's review. I know Lambie took pictures of the cabin for me back in Feb. right before Debarkation. And yes, we liked the little extra space with the balcony too.
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Carnival Victory, 2/3/14, 3rd Mother/Daughter cruise, Ocean Suite Cabin 7231

Carnival Magic, 1/6/13, 2nd Mother/Daughter cruise, Spa Balcony Cabin 11209

Carnival Magic, 8/19/12, 1st Family cruise, Family OV Cabin 1401; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post35178104

Carnival Triumph, 4/28/12, Girl's cruise, cabin 1001

Carnival Magic, 12/4/11, DH & I, 15th Anniversary, Cabin 8469, L-shaped cabin; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1532492

Carnival Ecstasy, 9/3/11, Mom & I, Cabin E83, balcony; My review w/pictures
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1479681

Carnival Conquest, 10/17/10, 1st cruise, DH & I, Cabin 7445, Aft wrap; My review w/pictures
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