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I agree, many will have no interest. Possibly...
I agree, many will have no interest. Possibly get it on the ship's tv channels. Hole up in my room and yell at the tv.....:eek:
I am also interested in this as a Crimson Tide...
I am also interested in this as a Crimson Tide fan.... Roll Tide!!! Ok, have friends of the Buckeye and Wisconsin persuasion so am with you. I have heard that they show World Cup Football (soccer)...
Do you plan to post a picture of you onboard SD...
Do you plan to post a picture of you onboard SD in your Tiki shirt?? Looking forward to your posts. :cool:
I know how you feel. We have been saving for and...
I know how you feel. We have been saving for and loosely planning this trip for 20 years. Picked up a World Cruise brochure on QE2 in the '90s and said "some day". Well, time marches on and you...
We have a lively crew shaping up on the Roll...
We have a lively crew shaping up on the Roll Call.... Reminds me of European Vacation just on a ship. You will have to figure out who the Griswolds are......:eek:
I usually do a "live" review as I go but have...
I usually do a "live" review as I go but have never done one for 17 weeks!! Will be counting on my fellow travelers to chime in as well and give a good feel about what is going on on board. Will...
Hey DEEC, remember we also have on board medical...
Hey DEEC, remember we also have on board medical services included. The Doctor will probably give you Ibuprofen for that sprained ankle you will get dancing in the Disco....;p
Yes, I had no idea there would be so much work...
Yes, I had no idea there would be so much work involved and so many details to remember and take care of in advance. And yes, Viking are taking very good care of us. :cool:
Great point..... Any time now a $10 charge to...
Great point..... Any time now a $10 charge to rub Homer. :eek:
Hi Chief, Not a subject you see often on CC but...
Hi Chief,
Not a subject you see often on CC but it reminded me of early in my career sailing on a particularly "used" rust bucket. No desalinator, only tank water so we had whatever the various...
Been a long time since QM2 hit 30 knots. A shame...
Been a long time since QM2 hit 30 knots. A shame she is not used that way any more.
Bon Voyage Mr & Mrs Tiki. Looking forward to...
Bon Voyage Mr & Mrs Tiki. Looking forward to your posts.:cool:
We usually travel Alaska in May. I used to work...
We usually travel Alaska in May. I used to work up there and May is traditionally one of the drier months. Summer months can have thick fog from time to time. Hard to see the views in fog. Other...
Yes, the light from the Commodore Club windows...
Yes, the light from the Commodore Club windows creates interference with the night vision of those on watch on the bridge. I don't like the closed feeling with the blinds shut but certainly...
Hi Karen, so at least the Wi-Fi works. Solution...
Hi Karen, so at least the Wi-Fi works. Solution for lack of sea legs: drink more. On QE2 North Atlantic TA crossings, the drunks walk right down the passageway while the sober ones are clinging to...
FWIW, was told there are 94 passengers! Quite a...
FWIW, was told there are 94 passengers! Quite a few more than the TA used to attract.:cool:
According to vessel tracking, they left Lisbon a...
According to vessel tracking, they left Lisbon a bit after schedule but are now SW of Lisbon making approximately 15 knots. Near full speed for SD. On the way to Funchal. I suspect the wi-fi is as...
It could just be as simple as time to move on. ...
It could just be as simple as time to move on. Working at sea is a tough job, especially for someone with a family. And I remember speaking with Captain Remi in Costa Rica shortly after his arrival...
Karen, have you heard any rumors about cameras or...
Karen, have you heard any rumors about cameras or housekeeping??
A reasonably coherent source says Captain...
A reasonably coherent source says Captain Smorowski alternating with Captain Lund.
I'm with you Rob. Remember the story about...
I'm with you Rob. Remember the story about Mickey Arison on the bridge prior to closing the deal for Cunard seeing thousands lining the harbor on arrival to a port and asking the Captain if...
We wish Remi well. Working on a large private...
We wish Remi well. Working on a large private yacht sounds good but having been in the boat biz for a lot of years in Florida I can attest it is not as easy as it looks. Owners can be quite...
Can't recall the name right now but he is...
Can't recall the name right now but he is supposed to have retired.
I understand our favorite Chef Sudesh has been...
I understand our favorite Chef Sudesh has been promoted to head of Hotel Operations. We shall miss his special touches but wish him all the best in his move up.
I think it would be a great idea for Viking to...
I think it would be a great idea for Viking to provide noodles for pool use.......For us floaters.....:cool: