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Princess Cruises

Sleepless in Seattle!
Sleepless in Seattle!

Sleepless in Seattle!

Just a quick update to the blog as it’s been almost 2 months since I last posted from Vancouver, just prior to our Princess Alaska cruise. I will post more later but in the coming days and weeks, but unfortunately…

Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!
Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!

Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!

Today Steve (DOS) and I had a fun and leisurely time exploring the downtown and port area of Vancouver. While we’ve both been here before, it was usually just to catch a cruise, with little time to actually sightsee the…

Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!
Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!

Post Cruise Blues from the Roof Top Bar at the HGI Heathrow Airport!

Wow – what an awesome 16 night cruise we had on the Island Princess! So much has happened since the last post and with the amazing sites we saw on the cruise it will take me at least a week…

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!
Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

This post continues from the last one about the Panama Canal transit we took in March 2022 on the Caribbean Princess. This post begins the day after the Canal transit, with a shore excursion train ride on The Panama Canal…

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!
Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I recently did a full transit thru the new Panama Canal locks aboard the Caribbean Princess on a 15 night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. We had a wonderful time, and I’m just now getting…

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!
We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco!  Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

When I left off on the last post, we were staying in San Francisco a couple days, after our continuing 4 night cruise segment to Vancouver on the Caribbean Princess was canceled. The ship’s explanation was it needed more time…

Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!
Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!

Our Caribbean Princess Cruise Abruptly Ends Four Days Short of Completion in San Francisco!

It’s Sunday evening, April 3rd as I write this from the Grand Hyatt Hotel in the Union Square district of San Francisco. This is just a quick post update about our whereabouts since our cruise itinerary changed due to Princess…

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!
Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

First of all, Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all! I started this post before I went to bed on St. Paddy’s Day (Thursday night), and I’m doing some last minute packing of mostly my electronic gear; i.e. cords adapters, meds…

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!
So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

While this cruise on the Sky Princess was a short 7 day Caribbean Cruise, we really packed a lot of fun in one short week and met some wonderful people. The last day of the cruise was a sea day…