Picture review {Carnival Dream}

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#1
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So I planned to write a full review but time got away from me and things are crazy at home so I decided to give you a picture review ( better then nothing right? ). We cruised the week of Feb 8th on the Carnival Dream and went to Nassau, St.Thomas, St.Maartin. We did do private excursions in St.Thomas/St.Maartin, which I will touch on when I get to them. Otherwise, it'll be 99% pictures.

Here is the list of people you will be seeing in the pictures:
Me ( Nina )
Hubby
DD- 8
DS- 3
DS- 7 months
Sister
Sister boyfriend
Brother
Mother

Well, that was easy enough right? Ok, lets get to pictures.

We parked at the Park N Cruise - very easy and cheaper then the pier. We were all about saving money in order to spend more in other places!

Here we go:



Waiting for the bus to the port




3 year old eagerly waiting


On the shuttle on the way to the pier.
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#2
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We had FTTF and went straight through all the lines and got right on the ship- WELL worth the money when you have a party of 9 and a few little ones!



My brother in law and brother admiring the ship. They've never even SEEN one in person before this trip.







DD is a cruise expert ( I know, I'm teaching her well ) . She's leading us here...



See?



About to get on the ship...we had the whole," Not on a ship, not a ship, NOW we are on the ship!"
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#3
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Everyone ( minus me...taking the pic ) in the elevator on the way down to our Deluxe Oceanview Rooms. We were side by side in the rear of the ship.



We were thrilled with the big window the kids could sit in



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#4
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We had early dining and had amazing servers!









My brother broke his arm a few days before we left...nice huh?
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#6
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How exciting! I'll try to post as many pics as possible until then for you!
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#8
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The GF and I were on this cruise with you. Absolutely fantastic time and perfect weather the entire trip!

Not sure if you noticed or not but the Dream played Leapfrog with Oasis the entire time!
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#9
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Originally posted by Strmwatch
The GF and I were on this cruise with you. Absolutely fantastic time and perfect weather the entire trip!

Not sure if you noticed or not but the Dream played Leapfrog with Oasis the entire time!

I did notice! And I didn't appreciate it since I felt like it was teasing me. I can't decide if I want to go on her or not!
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#10
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Day 2- Nassau.
No excursion, just got off ship and walked around.




DS got a "walking turtle" that he proceeded to break once we got back on the ship





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#11
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Fried Conch




My mom carried the baby through security who promptly fell out.




Love being inbetween two ships. Makes you realize how huge they are.
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#12
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We went back on the ship to have lunch and let the kids play in the Waterworks area. They loved it ( as they always do ). I have been dying to go on the Liberty and liked that cruise better but the dealbreaker with the kids was Waterworks. Next time Liberty...next time....



Hey look...it's ME!






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#14
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Tonight was formal night.

This is a picture of a picture but this is our group







DS was exhausted from getting photos taken-obviously





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#16
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Day 3 - Day at Sea



Ds playing cars at breakfast







It was a beautiful day!





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#17
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Tonight was the past guest party...woot woot. I did NOT care for the food ( just my taste, not that it wasn't good. I'm sure if you liked that sort of thing ) but the drinks were good and plentiful.




Me and hubby were the only ones invited of our group






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#18
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He wanted his sister's cake the night before so they brought him one with a candle tonight.







Me and my lil one
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#19
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I left hubby with the kids and went walking around with my mom after Dinner.












Laying in the hammock in the serenity area at night is fantastic!
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#20
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Day 4- St.Thomas

We went with http://godfreytoursvi.com/

Great tour- can't beat $30 per person and a great tour of the island!



Coming into port








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