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Old May 9th, 2012, 06:59 PM
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Hi Anna

I really appreciate you getting back to me about Raiatea and Patrick's tour. We've arranged two CC tours with Patrick, one the 3/4 day lagoon trip and the other an island jeep trip and lunch.

Really looking forward to it!
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Old May 9th, 2012, 07:00 PM
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The Sun will be going to Japan ..Heres the article from Princess

http://www.princess.com/news/article...ticleId=na1225
oh I know the sun is going... they cancelled the next years 75 pacific circle....

it is the rumour that the dawn is going too that is worrying me

I have already started my planning LOL
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Old May 10th, 2012, 05:22 PM
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Pago Pago today...
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Perhaps it's just 2nd hand information about the Dawn, so don't quote me. Dawn still has some work here after the refit. I know that 40 upholsterers from the USA will be boarding in Sydney.

Pago Pago (Am. Samoa) was disappointing. I'd slot it between Tonga and W.Samoa. We had an aircon luxury landcruiser for the 6 of us but not a whole lot to see. Markets at the ship were well stocked but somewhat pricey. $20 tours in the open air buses were popular and there were lots of taxi trivers at the port gate. It was very hot and muggy, so walking was not so confortable.
Just 2 more ports and we're home. I've just about whipped through our internet allowance too.
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Thanks for the updates on Bora Bora.....sounds like we chose the right tour!!!
Also on Pago Pago.....Havent got anything planned here.....Was the $20 US money..
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Thanks for the updates on Bora Bora.....sounds like we chose the right tour!!!
Also on Pago Pago.....Havent got anything planned here.....Was the $20 US money..
Yes, that's USD 20 in Pago Pago, mummyrose.

Suva today...ship is refuelling, and I can't see any other reason for stopping here. No doubt it's lots better out of the city. Those craft stalls just over the bridge reminded us of the set up in Salvador, Brazil...kind of creepy.

It's drizzly and overcast, but getting cooler. Quite a lot of pax stayed onboard.....maybe 60%
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Thanks for the info...will right it up on our rollcall... hard to beleive we have 101 sleeps to go....hmm would love to go go back to Suva....just ran out of soap
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My last post as I've done justice to the "free" 1000 minutes offered. Will be home in a few days (Noumea today) if there are any other queries.
Bye for now....
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Thanks for your posts Anna. Great to hear live reports from on board.
Heres the bridge cam for Noumea. See you are sharing the port with Pacific Pearl.




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Back home now and happy to answer any queries .
One of the bar stewards said that the Dawn Princess was going to Italy after the makeover??
Sun Princess is off to Japan??
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Welcome home Anna, and thanks for taking the time to field our questions while you were away. Your answers have been very helpful to me for my cruise.

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Welcome home, Anna. What a lovely cruise!
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