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  1. I'm hoping to be on the forward areas of Baja and Caribe decks for viewing the Northern Lights!
  2. Thank you! We're really looking forward to Island Princess... it will be our 7th Princess ship!
  3. Thank you! Trying to figure out the best room location...
  4. Is there an observation deck on Caribe deck of the Island Princess? How does one access it?
  5. There were only 2 of us initially also. I'd just started looking for another couple to keep the cost down. However, someone else contacted Woody directly. Remember that his is an all day tour (in order to go to the more remote areas of Dominica) so that is why it costs more.
  6. There were 4 in our group with Woody. He's headed to Tokyo next week as Chef De Mission for the Dominica Olympic Committee. I'm not expecting him to have time to plan the details of our visit (in January) until he returns. We did look into Bumpiing tours on our first visit to Dominica. His tours go to the heavily trafficked places such as the Emerald Pool, Botanical Garden and Trafalger Falls. We ended up doing a ship excursion instead. I think Levi has expanded his tour selection since then (January 2016).
  7. Hi Charlene and Gerry! We are on Vision of the Seas leaving San Juan on January 11th. We'll be in Dominica on January 15th, and I've asked Woody to save the day for us! No plans beyond that. He is headed to Tokyo in a few weeks as "Chef De Mission" for the Dominica Olympic Committee. I'm sure we'll be working on plans after that and later in the fall.
  8. Maybe about half and half... We spent quite a bit of time at Batibou Beach which is absolutely amazing! So was the lunch which was grilled there on the beach and served on a coconut frond. We also went to Jaco Falls, some overlooks, and a couple more beaches. It does take some time to get to the more remote areas of the Island though. It's worth the ride! Here are a few pictures.
  9. We've been to Rome a few times, so we've already done the things that we're most interested in. We're looking for alternatives that might make transportation easier and more convenient.
  10. Has anyone stayed in Fiumicino or Ostia, Italy (both near the Rome airport) after disembarkation at Civitavecchia? Thoughts or recommendations?
  11. I saw a FB post that Woody is traveling in Europe. The cruise business in not year round in Dominica. Ships only come in between October and April. Maybe that's why you haven't heard yet.
  12. Great! It's a marvelous Island - I hope you're able to tour with Woody!
  13. My initial contact to tour with him was on his website. Possibly something is not working with the link. Here's his direct e-mail: adquatics@yahoo.com When are you planning to go to Dominica? We'll be on the Vision of the Seas sailing on January 11th and I've got Woody booked for the 15th. Hope that's not a conflict for you!
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