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6 hours ago, njhorseman said:

No, what there's no evidence of is your assumption that once winter is over so will the COVID-19 epidemic.

 

This isn't the common cold, nor is it even influenza. Once again, we have no vaccine, we have no immunity due to prior exposure. The common cold has a a negligible mortality rate and influenza's mortality rate is a tiny fraction of COVID-19"s.  You're just ignoring or don't understand the mathematics.

 

Even a certain someone living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.who for weeks downplayed the situation now has apparently accepted the scientific data and projections put on the table by his medical experts and has agreed to the social distancing measures recommended by the CDC. It's about time you went along for the ride too.

You're getting political now and I don't play that game on a cruise forum nor do I get political when I actually cruise. 🤨

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Easter Sunday pics for y'all.

 

That solo ship is EUROPA

 

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Today's cruise ship pics.

Sunday 26th. April, Covid-Year-2020

 

Still stuck in Barbados! We're down to five cruise ships now

in our waters, but they're starting to leave, one by one.

 

These guys are anchored in Carlisle Bay.

Vision of the Seas and AIDAluna.

 

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TWO Carnivals

steamed into Bridgetown Port this afternoon around 5 p.m.

 

Carnival VALOR first, and then Carnival FREEDOM a bit later.

Crew are being repatriated, I'm told.

 

Knowing that a few islanders work the Main Dining Rooms on board
the ships may be making side-trips to St. Vincent? St. Lucia? and others
to get ppl home.

 

 

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Two day's worth of cruise ship photos from Carlisle Bay

 

The bright ones, while out shopping today for alternative masks!

Exciting stuff...

 

Vision of the Seas figures big in these, being she's the closest-in to shore.

AIDAluna and Seabourn Odyssey are the two others.

 

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Two Carnivals have now joined 'the Barbados Fleet'

- Freedom and Valor -- Glory arrives next week.

 

But for now the three at anchor in Carlisle Bay

that seem to be permanent fixtures these days

are the same three - Vision, Luna and Odyssey

 

Look carefully..

you might see other ships on the far horizon

 

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Drone shot, taken off the Harbour Wall

with Carlisle Bay and Hilton in the far distance.

 

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Thank you for posting the pics!  I popped into this board to get an idea of things to do on your island.  With the cruising halt, we've considered a land resort for later in the summer.  Looks beautiful!

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On 5/17/2020 at 6:03 PM, Aplmac said:

Drone shot, taken off the Harbour Wall

with Carlisle Bay and Hilton in the far distance.

 

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Thanks for all of your great photos and regular updates.

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This info release from our Gov't. Information Service

just an hour ago....

 

Two people tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday

out of a total of 163 tests conducted by the local Laboratory.
They are a 58-year-old Barbadian woman,

who arrived in the island yesterday and whose case is under investigation,

and a 42-year-old crew member of one of the cruise ships off Barbados,

who was transferred from the ship for emergency medical treatment.

 

This is not good news for the other guys on his ship!!

 

____________________________

 

Further to that bad news

the local Civil Aviation Authority released this Directive

that we shall not be accepting incoming tourist passengers

until the end of JUNE!

 

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27th. MAY 2020

 

HARMONY of the Seas - just pulled into Port this morning

to facilitate repatriation of some 4,000 crew members

via air, from our island airport, going home to Europe and the Far East

 

RFA 'Argus' is a Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel (British)

stationed here for the Hurricane Season, in case!

 

Other cruise ships are still at anchor in Carlisle Bay-or fooling around offshore.

 

AIDAluna and Seabourn Odyssey are now permanent fixtures

- having been here for well over a month!!

 

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Thank you for the wonderful pictures !

We are booked on a Celebrity Cruise - due to be in Barbados on September 20, 2020  -

We are still optimistically hoping that this cruise will actually happen 😄

Any thoughts on whether your beautiful island will be open to cruise ships then ??

THANKS  

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On 5/31/2020 at 4:31 PM, GreenValleyDogWalker said:

Thank you for the wonderful pictures !

We are booked on a Celebrity Cruise - due to be in Barbados on September 20, 2020  -

We are still optimistically hoping that this cruise will actually happen 😄

Any thoughts on whether your beautiful island will be open to cruise ships then ??

THANKS  

 

I think I heard local media talk about cruise industry resuming

  as 'September' -presumably from Sept. 1st?

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It was just announced the other day - cruise ships are suspended through and including September 15th - from departing from USA cruise ports

 

So - our cruise has been cancelled   🤣🤣

 

 

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Sorry to hear that.

 

This awful Covid thing has seriously screwed-up the entire world!

Only place that escaped was Antarctica!!

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Posted (edited)
15 minutes ago, Aplmac said:

Sorry to hear that.

 

This awful Covid thing has seriously screwed-up the entire world!

Only place that escaped was Antarctica!!

Canadian Territory of Nunavut ( population about 40,000) has had zero cases.

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2 hours ago, d9704011 said:

Canadian Territory of Nunavut ( population about 40,000) has had zero cases.

 

Interesting! Hadn't thought about that!

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