Back from my first solo cruise to Alaska

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#1
California
1,066 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
Here is the thread with my detailed review-http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1640072.

I had a great time. Feel free to ask any questions
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a bunch of others.....
Sapphire Princess January 2014
Caribbean Princess March 2013
NCL Epic March 2013
NCL Jade October 2012
Crown Princess August 2012
Review for Sea Princess- Alaska 5/13-23 2012 http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1640072
NCL Pride of America Hawaii September 2007
#2
Shelby county, outside of Memphis
3,531 Posts
Joined Sep 2004
Thanks for the great Alaska cruise review!
I want to do another Alaskan cruise and felt like I was there with your pictures!
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CRUISES
Carnival Fascination (3 day Bahama cruise) 2001
MV Columbia (7 day back to back Alaskan inside passage cruise) 2002
Oosterdam (7 day Western Caribbean cruise) 2004
Westerdam (7 day Western Caribbean cruise) 2005
Carnival Miracle (7 day Western Caribbean cruise) 2006
Maasdam (10 day Southern Caribbean cruise) 2007
Maasdam (14 day Southern Caribbean cruise) 2008
Carnival Fantasy (7 day Key West and Bahamas cruise) 2009
Carnival Triumph (5 day Western Caribbean cruise) April 2010
Maasdam (11 day Southern Caribbean cruise) December 2010
Carnival Dream (7 day Western Caribbean) September 2011
Peru! Lima to Machu Picchu April 2012!
Carnival Elation (5 day Western Caribbean cruise) June 2013
#3
Boston, MA
2,076 Posts
Joined Mar 2010
Paula,

Loved your review. Alaska, is on my list.
Happy to hear you are doing well.

Did you find yourself on the younger side
with this cruise line??
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Toes in the water, Ass in the sand, Not a worry in the world, a Cold Beer in my Hand, Life is Good Today!!! Zac Brown Band!!

I have been a lot of places, but never in Cahoots. Where is that? I have however been in sane. They have no airport. You have to be driven there. I have made many trips.

Tell me, and I forget,
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Carnival Dream, 11/26/17
Anthem of the Seas Super Bowl Cruise
February 5, 2016.
Carnival Glory, 2/11/16
Carnival Dream, 10/31/16
SS Mandalay, 7/3/16, Grenada
Carnival Breeze, 4/9/16
RCI Anthem of the Seas, 2/4/16
Princess Regal, 1/24/16
Carnival Conquest, 10/31/15
Carnival Freedom, 12/27/14

Princess Ruby, 1/24/15
Carnival Liberty, 2/15/14

Carnival Breeze, 12/15/13
Carnival Glory, 12/9/12
Carnival Glory, 2/5/12
Navigator OT Seas, 12/4/11
Carnival Glory, 2/4/11
Norwegian Dawn, 12/12/10
Carnival Fantasy, 11/4/98
Carnival Destiny, 12/14/97
NCL Norway, 4/6/94
#4
Carolina
8,694 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Thanks for the great review! Alaska is on my "bucket list."
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#5
California
1,066 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
Originally posted by bobmal99
Paula,

Loved your review. Alaska, is on my list.
Happy to hear you are doing well.

Did you find yourself on the younger side
with this cruise line??
Yes, I did It wasn't an issue for me at all though. I like getting to know people and I had a wonderful time.
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a bunch of others.....
Sapphire Princess January 2014
Caribbean Princess March 2013
NCL Epic March 2013
NCL Jade October 2012
Crown Princess August 2012
Review for Sea Princess- Alaska 5/13-23 2012 http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1640072
NCL Pride of America Hawaii September 2007
#6
Boston, MA
2,076 Posts
Joined Mar 2010
Glad to hear you enjoyed your 1st solo cruise.
Makes it a lot easier for your 2nd, 3rd, and so on.


After going on the Epic, the Dawn may seem a bit
tame. But it is a beautiful ship..

Originally posted by pkt1976
Yes, I did It wasn't an issue for me at all though. I like getting to know people and I had a wonderful time.
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Toes in the water, Ass in the sand, Not a worry in the world, a Cold Beer in my Hand, Life is Good Today!!! Zac Brown Band!!

I have been a lot of places, but never in Cahoots. Where is that? I have however been in sane. They have no airport. You have to be driven there. I have made many trips.

Tell me, and I forget,
[color=#ff00ff][font=Comic Sans MS]Show me, and I remember
Involve me, and I understand
[b]Chinese Proverb

















NCL Escape 2/10/18
Carnival Dream, 11/26/17
Anthem of the Seas Super Bowl Cruise
February 5, 2016.
Carnival Glory, 2/11/16
Carnival Dream, 10/31/16
SS Mandalay, 7/3/16, Grenada
Carnival Breeze, 4/9/16
RCI Anthem of the Seas, 2/4/16
Princess Regal, 1/24/16
Carnival Conquest, 10/31/15
Carnival Freedom, 12/27/14

Princess Ruby, 1/24/15
Carnival Liberty, 2/15/14

Carnival Breeze, 12/15/13
Carnival Glory, 12/9/12
Carnival Glory, 2/5/12
Navigator OT Seas, 12/4/11
Carnival Glory, 2/4/11
Norwegian Dawn, 12/12/10
Carnival Fantasy, 11/4/98
Carnival Destiny, 12/14/97
NCL Norway, 4/6/94
#7
Florida
3,485 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
Great first solo cruise and pictures. Thank you for sharing. Looks like you had a great time.
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#8
Kingman, Arizona
54 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
I really enjoyed reading about your cruise. I am going on my first cruise in 2013 to Alaska. I will be going solo, so I really appreciate everything everyone posts.
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