Miracle Trip Report 4/12/12 yes better late than never!

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#1
RI
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Ok so figured I had the time and the depression of being home has finally worn off (thats cause there's another cruise in the works haha !!)
Anyhow gotta say leaving from NY was great, cold but great!! It was nice just hopping on a bus from Providence RI and being dropped off at the cruise terminal... Have no complaints about checking in at the terminal, got there about 12:30 , waitied probably 40 mins and we were on our way to our 8 day cruise!!!

Background we were going with a party of 11 ,big for us but we had such a blast! Our two girls who are 11 and 8, mother in law and her friend with her grandson, sister in law with three of her friends! The ship it self was beautiful!! Everything I expected and more .. We've sailed on the dream which was huge and then the Freedom but this ship was so easy to navigate around...Actually the perfect size!! Our cabin which was 8313 under the lido deck which we have done on all our cruises , we loved ..Can't really say we heard noise from above, it was just a great location! Now on to some pics!
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Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
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Carnival Dream 2010
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Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
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#2
Portland Maine
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How much was the bus ride from Providence? And how hard was it to get back. Does the bus pick you up at the cruise terminal?
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#3
RI
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Joined Aug 2009
the monkeys!!


ohh so close!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#4
RI
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Joined Aug 2009
Originally posted by Jimmy Geegitz
How much was the bus ride from Providence? And how hard was it to get back. Does the bus pick you up at the cruise terminal?
It was 100.00 Round trip per person, they picked us up in providence and same when we got back from the cruise right at the terminal...it was very easy and would definalty do it again out of NY!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#5
RI
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Joined Aug 2009

Ship in San Juan!!! Finally, yes I know I skipped some days but freakin photoshop is a Pain!
The forts in San Juan we got in so late 3pm so we just walked around...
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#6
Connecticut
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Joined Feb 2003
Thank you so much for posting! I am loving the pics and looking forward to more
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#7
RI
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Joined Aug 2009
And then off to Senor Frogs!!! Mind you I took over 400 pics, so I'm trying here!! Yes We had fun!!!
...Off to St Thomas
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#8
RI
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Joined Aug 2009
St thomas we did a Catamran and Snorkle Adventure thing..It was nice the catamaran I could have stayed on all day and the rum Punch...YUMMO!! But as far as seeing lots of fish, not really . We seen more fish and much clearer water in Grand Turk..Which will be coming up next! We did do this book this through Carnival and had no complaints as far as time and all...We did the early morning trip this way here we had time to go walk around and eat at our fav place The Green House!
IMG]http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu121/jolyroger/cruise20122077.jpg[/IMG][ what we seen up next...... Heaven is all I can say!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#9
SC
1,285 Posts
Joined Mar 2012
Enjoying the review and pics!!
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#10
RI
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Joined Aug 2009

One of my fav pics , taken from jacks Shack!
which I had one of these

which led to one of these

Yeah thats a great shirt and got a free drink withit as well, (another Sandy Vagina!!)
Well kinda have to stop here cause I have to do that work thing to make money so i can pay for another cruise! So if anyone will have the patience I'll be back and thanks for reading, and questions ask away!! Hopefully I can help!!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#11
North of NYC
2,126 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
Great pics... but it looks like they allow BoSox fans anywhere!


Vicki
Yankee fan

PS- Kidding of course... maybe... kinda sort.. maybe
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Vicki


RCCL Anthem OTS 7/15/17 CL- 5 Nights- Bermuda gonna stick w/ NCL
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#12
North of NYC
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Joined Jul 2009
The water in front of Jack's Shack looks really nice; not as rocky as the beach right near the pier.
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Vicki


RCCL Anthem OTS 7/15/17 CL- 5 Nights- Bermuda gonna stick w/ NCL
NCL Breakaway 7/20/14 NYC- 7 Nights- Bermuda - favorite cruise
CCL Miracle 7/2012 NYC- 8 Nights -San Juan, St. Thomas, Grand Turk
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#13
RI
1,656 Posts
Joined Aug 2009
Yeah we did find the water near Jack's Shack, pretty smooth, Definatly a great beach day though...kids and hubby went to Margaritaville for a little then snorkled such a great beach to do that!! The water was just so clear ...Lots of great fish to see

OOH so clear!
Flow Rider at Margaritaville!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#14
RI
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Joined Aug 2009

Yes this little monkey loved the snorkeling!
I mean really how can ou get sick oh this ??
I did'nt want to leave this paradise!! Gotta to say its up there with my other fav TOTOLA! Such a clean beach, nice soft sand!
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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#15
RI
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Joined Aug 2009

Yes we had to leave , and set sail back to NY!! Which Yes I have pics
Let me just say this cruise was so much fun, the crew, were great!
Our room steward, Fernandy who went above and beyond for us, with our daughter!
Lilly in the MDR was just great as well...I can't say thatI have any complaints! BUt I found these chair hogs!!!

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t=1188905&highlight[/url]= My Dream Review!! April 2010
Past cruises,
RCl Enchantment of the Seas 1998
Disney Wonder 2008
Carnival Dream 2010
Carnival Freedom 2011
Carnival Miracle 2012 and Master Mixologist Winner!! WOOHOO!Have you had your "Woohoo Wonder" today?
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1639925 my Miracle Review...Finally!
Carnival Breeze 2013 (fabulous cruise)
Carnival Breeze 2014
Carnival Sunshine 2015(loved it)
Breezing with my Babe on the Breeze 2016 for our 20th Anniversary!
Up next..Christmas in the Carribean!! Magic 12/17
#16
Portland Maine
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Joined Jun 2010
any ship pics?
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#18
112 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
Wow it looks like you had a great time and took some great pics. So what is your recommendation on which place to go in Grand Turk? We are taking the Miracle out of NYC on July 17th.

I am hearing some opinions with respect to Jack's Shack and/or Margaritaville (which is where I think most people will migrate to.) I'd rather hang out somewhere that wouldn't be as crowded.
#19
SC
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Joined May 2007
Great review and pics! Looks like you and your family had a wonderful time! Thanks for posting!
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#20
Carolina
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Very nice review and loving your photos too! Thank you so much for sharing your experiences! Sounds like you guys had a great time!
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