"LIVE" from Celebrity Mercury / Jan 2, 2010

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#1
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Hello everyone. . . I am very happy to say that I will be boarding tomorrow the MV Celebrity Mercury for a delightful 9 Night cruise.

It has been a couple of years since I sailed with Celebrity (Century 2007), and I have read many positive reviews about Celebrity Mercury.

Those of you who have followed my "LIVE" reports with RCI, NCL, and HAL already know that I will provide daily comments and trip reports from this cruise.

I will also post "LIVE" pics daily (as long as I am able to maintain a valid wireless connection) I won’t have In Cabin Wi-Fi, but there are many areas onboard Mercury that I can get a wireless connection.

We will be visiting Charleston, SC - Key West, FL - Nassau, BHS , and Coco Cay.
Celebrity Mercury home port is currently Cruise Maryland (Port of Baltimore), and it just happens to be one of my favorite home ports.

She started sailing from Baltimore in November, and will continue until February. She will then home port from Charleston, SC until April before going to Alaska in May. Mercury will be back to Baltimore in October 2010 !

The forecast for tomorrow is a little chilly (30F and windy), but we will be heading south, and it should warm up as we approach Florida.

This should be a fun cruise, so sit back have a cup of coffee, and join me for a fun and relaxing cruise aboard the MV Celebrity Mercury.


Thanks for tuning in !


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#2
San Francisco, California
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Im looking forward to your live reports.
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#3
NY
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Also looking forward to your reports, we are on Mercury's next sailing for a back to back, so will be doing the 12 night then your 9 night. Please look after the ship

Enjoy your trip.

John.
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Flat Rock, NC
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Oh goody! We get you over here on the Celebrity board.

Those of you who haven't followed Radio's adventures are in for a treat. I follow him wherever he goes.

I look forward to your reports, Mark!!!

Garry
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#7
Lancaster Pa USA
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We're on the cruise after yours also with AJD. We did the 9 night cruise back in November and hope yours is as fabulous as ours was. Looking forward to your impressions and reports. Say hello to Lisa the CD from Dan & June, tell her we're bringing her more necklaces

Have a Great Cruise
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#8
Maryland
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Originally posted by gkm
Oh goody! We get you over here on the Celebrity board.

Those of you who haven't followed Radio's adventures are in for a treat. I follow him wherever he goes. I look forward to your reports, Mark!!!

Garry


Yay! That makes 2 of us!

Looking forward to virtually sailing with you tomorrow, Radio. Since the Mercury is practically in our backyards, this will be great! Until then...
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Maryland, USA
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Well, we hope you have a fantastic cruise ... in particular since we'll be aboard with you! Bon Voyage.
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#10
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Hey Radio, look forward to meeting you on board!!!
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#11
SICKLERVILLE NJ USA
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Bon Voyage and thanks for your reporting. We will be on the 9 day starting 1/23 so this will be great information for us! Bob & Deb
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patandy,

Come over and join the Roll Call for the Jan. 23 cruise, see http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...=850063&page=5

John.
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Have a great cruise.....I love to read your "live" reports!
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#15
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We were on Mercury B2B last month. Will be on her again Feb. 26 out of Charleston (a surprise scheduling!). Looking forward to your perspective. Can you find out when Captains will be changing over? Say hello to Juliana from Patty and Ed.
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#16
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Originally posted by AJD
patandy,

Come over and join the Roll Call for the Jan. 23 cruise, see http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...=850063&page=5

John.
Yes, and sign up for the CC Connections party ... we're almost to 25!!
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#18
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Originally posted by gkm
Oh goody! We get you over here on the Celebrity board.

Those of you who haven't followed Radio's adventures are in for a treat. I follow him wherever he goes. I look forward to your reports, Mark!!!

Garry

Gee Thanks, Garry Your check is in the mail !

Don't I owe you a Martini ?




Radio
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#19
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Originally posted by Ships R Great
We were on Mercury B2B last month. Will be on her again Feb. 26 out of Charleston (a surprise scheduling!). Looking forward to your perspective. Can you find out when Captains will be changing over? Say hello to Juliana from Patty and Ed.
That is one of the things on my "List" of things to do. . .

I will find out for sure !


Radio
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#20
Manchester, VT
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Don't need your stinkin' live reports, because I'll be on the ship with you
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