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"LIVE" from Anthem of the Seas - January 19, 2018

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Hello everyone . . . It is once again time to Cruise. Welcome to the start of “LIVE” from Anthem of the Seas. I will driving up to my precruise Hotel today for my sailing on Anthem of the Seas tomorrow for a delightful 9 Night Cruise (Florida and Bahamas). I have been following Anthem of the Seas and Grandeur of the Seas for a few weeks as they have been sailing to many of the same ports.

We will be going to Port Canaveral, Miami, Nassau, and CocoCay during this voyage. Coco Cay has been missed a few times, but there doesn’tappear to be a storm in the forecast during my sailing and I will be hopingthat Anthem will be able to anchor off the coast next week.

I last sailed onAnthem of the Seas in June 2017 to Bar Harbor and Canada for a short 5 NightCruise. I think I really need a longer cruise now and this 9 night Cruise fitthe bill. My last Cruise was on Carnival Pride back in November 2017. Mysailing appears to be sold out so there are a lot of passengers like me whowant to escape from this very cold January and spend a few days in some warmerweather.

I will be posting “LIVE” daily with photos and commentsabout the public areas, cabins, as well as my four ports this sailing. I amtraveling with several Cruise Critic Members and it will be very nice to speakwith them while onboard. I have spoken with several on previous cruises, andwill meet some for the first time. Some good luck charms are always positiveand maybe Casino Royale could be very “Radio Friendly”

It has been very cold this month in Maryland and I am hoping fora relaxing and warm cruise. (with a valid wireless connection, keep your fingerscrossed). Have a cup of Coffee, relax and welcome aboard!

Thanks for tuning in . . .

Radio

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Coco Cay . . . I hope we make it here

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The Sea is Calling and I need to be recharged . . .

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Have a safe trip north today. Really looking forward to seeing you again tomorrow. I'm coming down by train today and will be staying in NYC tonight with a PATH and light rail adventure to Bayonne tomorrow.

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Unfortunately, you're sailing when the weekend will be much warmer than it has been.:p I will be following you and I'm looking forward to my 12 niter beginning Jan. 28th.

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Enjoy your cruise. A 9 day one sounds perfect. Even 7 days goes so fast so the extra 2 days would be amazing.

 

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The perfect review to take our minds off of winter! Looking forward to this.:)

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Another Radio "LIVE". This is great news!

 

Radio, another message thread here reports the Anthem is heading back to Bayonne at full speed and will drop off a sick passenger at 4 pm today (Thursday).

 

Then the Anthem will head back out to sea, to return at the scheduled time Friday morning.

 

Info here, it is message #90.

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Another Radio "LIVE". This is great news!

 

Radio, another message thread here reports the Anthem is heading back to Bayonne at full speed and will drop off a sick passenger at 4 pm today (Thursday).

 

Then the Anthem will head back out to sea, to return at the scheduled time Friday morning.

 

Info here, it is message #90.

 

Thanks Paul. . . I will follow along with their reports. . .

 

Radio

;);)

 

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I’m going to be ON this sailing with you and I’m STILL excited to follow your review because your reviews are THAT good. [emoji106][emoji16][emoji898][emoji568]

 

 

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I’m going to be ON this sailing with you and I’m STILL excited to follow your review because they are THAT good. [emoji106][emoji16][emoji898][emoji568]

 

 

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Wow . . . Thanks for the nice comments ! I hope I am able to deliver :)

 

Radio

;);)

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Great! I'm on this cruise too, but without internet. I look forward to reading your recap when we get back. A current passenger reported heavy chest colds on board, hope we can all stay healthy!

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Looking forward to your live report! It will definitely help the winter blues and getting excited for my upcoming Anthem cruise. Thank you!

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Seated at the virtual Sunshine Bar (desk at work) looking forward to your review...miss the Anthem and her great crew!

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Love your "LIVE" reviews Radio. Thanks for always sharing your adventures.

We sail on her in October so this will be a sampler for me. :)

Subscribing!

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Yes...another "Live" Radio report. The only difference is that I am on this cruise to take a break from the cold.

 

Looking forward to meeting you and the rest of the CC at the Meet and Mingle.

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Thanks for this. I'm gonna follow.

 

Here is a pic of Anthem on our way back to ship after a wonderful day on CocoCay

 

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Hope you have calm waters such as we had.

 

dp

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Another itinerary update today from the Captain...

 

We will be arriving to Bayonne later than anticipated due to the heavy seas we experienced all night. They seas continue to be heavy and should remain this way for the rest of today.

 

He said we should arrive at the entry to the port about 7:00 and it will be about 9:00 when we finish docking.

 

We will now remain port for the evening, and not go back out to sea.

 

The shops and casino will close about 7:00 pm and not reopen for the remainder of the cruise.

 

Pat and hubby Tom

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Yes another review from the Pro: Radio you are the best. I will be watching and wishing I promise my coffee is ready

Sharon

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WOW!! Nice, glad to see and read another Radio review! And we will be on Anthem for the first time this summer!! :cool: Enjoy your cruise and warm weather Radio! :)

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Looking forward to another of your live reviews. Always enjoy them.

 

Take good care of the Anthem. We will be boarding on the Jan. 28.

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Looking forward to another of your live reviews. Always enjoy them.

 

Take good care of the Anthem. We will be boarding on the Jan. 28.

 

We will bring her back in one piece ;)

 

Thanks for the nice comments. . .

 

Radio

;);)

 

 

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Yes another review from the Pro: Radio you are the best. I will be watching and wishing I promise my coffee is ready

Sharon

 

Thanks Sharon, :) I am ready for a Starbucks Grande Americano (After a long drive up the NJTP)

 

 

Radio

;);)

 

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Radio, I am so happy to see you sailing again. Thanks so much for sharing your special insight in each, and every, cruise with us. I feel like I'll be right there with you.

 

Keep up the wonderful work.

 

 

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Following - Love your reviews and I know this will get me even more excited (if that's possible) for my upcoming cruise on Anthem in May. :)

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Following along here AND on the Anthem! [emoji16]

 

 

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UK cruiser here and even us over the pond have heard how good a Radio live review is :)

 

Good preparation for our Bermuda cruise next year!

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Radio, I am so happy to see you sailing again. Thanks so much for sharing your special insight in each, and every, cruise with us. I feel like I'll be right there with you.

 

Keep up the wonderful work.

 

 

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Uhh. . .Yes MedicKen . . . . I am on the same sailing with you :cool:

 

Radio

;);)

 

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Looking forward to tagging along!!! [emoji2][emoji2]

 

 

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Looking forward to tagging along!!! [emoji2][emoji2]

 

 

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Hello Shar27. . . I think you may be on my sailing as well :cool:

 

Welcome Aboard :)

 

Radio

;);)

 

 

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YEAH!! A live Radio review of the Anthem! We are sailing Anthem in March...This is just what I needed to help me count down to cruise:) Enjoy! And thank you for taking us along :)

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