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I have sailed on Easter Sunday many times with...
I have sailed on Easter Sunday many times with HAL. Usually there are decorations and such. There have always been services offered also.

I don't recall any special dinner but then sometimes the...
Virgil and I were fortunate to have sailed with...
Virgil and I were fortunate to have sailed with Jim and Ruth many times. I sure hope they are all up there in heavens version of the Crows Nest raising a glass to those of us who will miss them....
It won't be good without a view It isn't nice...
It won't be good without a view
It isn't nice for me or you
I want my books
And a quiet drink
I don't like this new place I think.
I just found this thread for the first time....
I just found this thread for the first time. Thanks Jane for starting it and thanks to all the wonderful people who have posted.

My first solo cruise was actually pretty nice. I had so many...
Bon Voyage Jacqui. Fair winds and following seas...
Bon Voyage Jacqui. Fair winds and following seas be with you on your journey.
Welcome to the amazing world of ocean travel. You...
Welcome to the amazing world of ocean travel. You have picked a terrific cruise line, a wonderful first ship and you have found us here at Cruise Critic. Our favorite thing is encouraging people to...
While y'all are freezing your nunnies off, we are...
While y'all are freezing your nunnies off, we are experiencing record highs in Arizona. :cool: We will hit 95 today, I need to cruise somewhere cool. :')
Yes I have been in the brig. Yes, it was a tour...
Yes I have been in the brig. Yes, it was a tour of the ship.

They do sell beer in bottles.
Thank you both. My favorite that a friend sent to...
Thank you both. My favorite that a friend sent to me on a card is:

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. :halo:
Colleen, of course I do. I always look forward to...
Colleen, of course I do. I always look forward to your posts. Just because I haven't been posting much doesn't mean I am not lurking here and keeping in touch in my own way. :)

It has been a rough...
How awful. I hope there is a way to make the...
How awful. I hope there is a way to make the cruise company for the damage. The after picture was sickening. :loudcry:
It all sounds wonderful although I don't drink...
It all sounds wonderful although I don't drink coffee I assume there is hot water for tea in the lounge.
Thanks for all the tips. I may never leave my...
Thanks for all the tips. I may never leave my cabin. :D
What exciting things to I need to know for my very first Neptune Suite!!
I will be sailing on the Niew Amsterdam next month and am very fortunate to have received a killer deal on a Neptune Suite. :eek:

I will be in cabin 7047 directly across from the Neptune Lounge. I...
Since we mostly booked guarantees I can say that...
Since we mostly booked guarantees I can say that most of the time we've gotten the assignment about 7-14 days out.
That said, there have been times when we didn't get the assignment until we arrived...
Thanks CruisingNana and OlsSalt for the info. I...
Thanks CruisingNana and OlsSalt for the info. I am getting quite excited. I will feel like a first time cruiser with a new big ship and the first time Neptune suite. This is going to be fantastic. I...
[quote=sail7seas;52446875]Thanks POA. Trish,...
[quote=sail7seas;52446875]Thanks POA.

Trish, I am happy to hear you will also be sailing. Why did I have a notions you had sailed HAL since losing Virgil? Is this your first HAL c ruisd...
Kazu, sorry I don't know how it happened but I...
Kazu, sorry I don't know how it happened but I am listed on the wrong cruise. I leave 4-9 on the Niew Amsterdam 16 day Panama Canal. Thank you for your kind assistance.
Thank you so much for you review. I am booked...
Thank you so much for you review. I am booked next month in 7047. I am assuming it will be more or less like your description. Being across from the Neptune lounge looks wonderful.

I have never...
Oh Sails don't I know it! I am so pleased to see...
Oh Sails don't I know it! I am so pleased to see you too are finally returning to cruising life. I know how much you have missed it.
I will also be branching out and taking new steps this year. I...
My suitcase was badly damaged last cruise also....
My suitcase was badly damaged last cruise also. The blade from the big machine that picks them up obviously went through the entire bag. From the top sideways all the way through. It had to be the...
Thank you arzz. I had a good time on that cruise...
Thank you arzz. I had a good time on that cruise with y'all, it took some getting used to. I see you have quite the itineraries coming up. Have a wonderful time yourselves.
I have enjoyed your posts, laughed and shed a...
I have enjoyed your posts, laughed and shed a tear once or twice. I am so very sorry for your loss. Obviously you and your sister were so close.

You will both remain in my prayers.
At the top of the page there is a blue band of...
At the top of the page there is a blue band of choices. The last choice is more. Click on that and you will see countdown clocks. Click on that and just follow instructions. It is actually pretty...
Thanks for the suggestions. I went over to Chrome...
Thanks for the suggestions. I went over to Chrome and although I had to both check the box and click on the pictures it worked. Or it said it did. I guess I'll know when I post this. :D