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#21
Barbados
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Originally posted by Cigar Dude
We're on Victory September 6th! Can't wait! Sounds like a GREAT cruise!




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#22
Barbados
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Originally posted by cuted126
Gotta love those Seahorses

Seahorses...



.. are everywhere!

BIG ones!




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#23
Barbados
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Originally posted by luvtrips
Does anyone know how they will handle the muster drill ?
Something like this?





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#24
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Excellent!!

I'll be directing my group here to learn and ask questions about the ship.

Any one not booked on her yet feel free to check out the group!!!

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#25
Barbados
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Originally posted by luvtrips
We will be sailing the evening of the Super Bowl
we'll get to watch it on the big outdoor screen on the Lido deck.




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#26
Pennsyltucky
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Originally posted by aplmac
Something like this?





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hahahahahaha...I read somewhere that they hold it around 10:30 or so at sailaway.
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#27
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Joined Jun 2007
Coiuld someone tell me if u can book your next cruise onboard? If so, do you get credit or a better price for doing this.
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#28
Barbados
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Originally posted by richbum
This is not from personal experience, but just from what I have read on these boards.
The Victory docks at pier 4 (I think) right across from Old San Juan.
I am not sure about boarding time, but people have mentioned that that boarded,
then got off the ship and did some sightseeing,
then re-boarded later in the day.

We boarded sometime around 1 p.m.
and never got back off! -not for PR that is.





Come evening time, this section of Old San Juan looked like this..



We had a view across San Juan harbour like so...




which changed at night to this...



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#30
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Originally posted by kelz66
hahahahahaha...I read somewhere that they hold it around 10:30 or so at sailaway.
Ours was just a few mins. before sailaway.

I think 'The Call' came at about 9:30 p.m. --it got started around 9:50
and by the time we returned to the cabin to store our Fashionable Orange Jackets
we were moving!





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#31
Chicago, Illinois
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Originally posted by geezersgirl
We were on the Victory in February and they postponed muster drill until the next day so as not to interrupt the game. They had the game on the big screen and in the bars. You will have a blast!
We'll be sailing here two weeks before the superbowl so for the conference finals playoffs. Wonder if they will post pone the drill during that time as well. I mean c'mon this is the game that detrmines who going to the playoffs (lol). However, safety first so I won't be too upset. Actually, I have no worries not like the Detriot Lions will be playing. (hahaha)
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#32
Barbados
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We were in Cabin 6207 which is riiight up forward(front)
so I couldn't help but investigate the small tiered bow-decks
accessible via the 'secret doors' at the extreme forward ends of corridors
on Decks 6 and 7, 9 and 10 (Bridge is on 8)









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#33
Ontario, Canada
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Joined Oct 2005
I love all these pictures... We are sailing on the Victory in November and enjoy soaking up all kinds of info, reviews and pics on this cruise!
Thanks everyone for sharing!
Erin
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#34
Maine
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These pictures are amazing. I am going to get a new camera soon, hopefully I can take pix as nice as these. Those seahorses look dangerous, should I bring knee pads?
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#35
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Thanks for all the pics Aplmac. We are sailing Victory on May 20, 2009 from Barbados.

This is our first cruise and we are excited.
#36
Barbados
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Originally posted by richbum
These pictures are amazing.
I am going to get a new camera soon, hopefully I can take pix as nice as these.
It's the lenses!



MG is that a tsunami?! - a rogue wave?


No, I took it with a fisheye lens..


Carnival Victory bow deck!


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#37
Barbados
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Originally posted by TorreGrande
Thanks for all the pics Aplmac. ===> Velly velkom!

We are sailing Victory on May 20, 2009 from Barbados. ===> Where I live..

This is our first cruise and we are excited.
You think you're excited now??


Wait til you get
here!




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#38
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I love the fisheye lense. I will have to get one before I cruise!
Does anyone know if they do they cancer walk on all of the cruises?
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#39
Barbados
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Originally posted by richbum
I love the fisheye lense.
I will have to get one before I cruise! ===> Wait til St.Maarten?
Bought mine Apr. 22nd. in St. Maarten at Boolchands on Front Street...cost me 599 !

Back home I checked the internet prices on the Nikkor 10.5 mm. fisheye for Nikon
and found anything like $900-700 --so I guess I didn't do too badly.







It's a neat little thing compared with the other wide-angle lens I've been using...the Sigma 10-20 mm.


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Bear in mind that Sigma also makes fisheye's...
The one I had in mind when I walked into Boolchand's was the 10 mm. like so..
but they make a 15 mm. model as well






Buy wisely -they're not cheap!
Research the whole range!


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#40
Maine
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Originally posted by aplmac
Bought mine Apr. 22nd. in St. Maarten at Boolchands on Front Street...cost me 599 !

Back home I checked the internet prices on the Nikkor 10.5 mm. fisheye for Nikon
and found anything like $900-700 --so I guess I didn't do too badly.






It's a neat little thing compared with the other wide-angle lens I've been using...the Sigma 10-20 mm.


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Bear in mind that Sigma also makes fisheye's...
The one I had in mind when I walked into Boolchand's was the 10 mm. like so..
but they make a 15 mm. model as well





Buy wisely -they're not cheap!
Research the whole range!


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I will do my homework. My new camera is going to be a canon. I can not buy it it St. Marteen, the cruise that I am booking does not stop there. What about St. Thomas. Has anyone had any luck buying lenses there at a decent price?
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