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Our Carnival Pride Repo Journeys Cruise (with pics) - 2/26/17

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by Jamman, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here is tonight’s dessert menu…..

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    Patti had the Hawaiian cake…….

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    While I had the black forest cheesecake which was quite good…..

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    Tonight, Ken did a marvelous version of “Summer Wind”….

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    The waiters danced to “Jump In”…..

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    To be continued……
     
  2. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Tonight’s entertainment in the Taj Mahal was a musical performance by Jennifer Fair.

    In the Comedy Club tonight were Steve Burr and Seth Buchwald.

    Here is Lexi performing in the Atrium……..

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    After taking a walk around the ship, we went back to the cabin where we found tonight’s turndown service……

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    Coming up next: Our last port of call, St. Maarten.
     
  3. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Wednesday, March 8th - Phillipsburg, St. Maarten - 8am to 6pm.

    Here are today’s Fun Times……

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    Here’s our view from our balcony looking over towards the town of Phillipsburg, St. Maarten, on the Dutch side of the island…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  4. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We have booked another all-inclusive resort for today. Here is where we are going to be going:

    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Day Pass

    Enjoy a relaxing and fulfilled day at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort while in port in St Maarten.

    Experience an All-Inclusive day pass at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa. Located less than 10 minutes from St. Maarten port, relax and enjoy this elegant destination resort for the day.

    Winner of the 2014 World Travel Awards, Sonesta Great Bay resort will exceed your expectations. Situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. Unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate All-Inclusive St Maarten day pass experience.

    The Sonesta Great Bay day pass experience is a complete one; you will play, relax and eat for the day while visiting St. Maarten on your next excursion.

    Day Pass Hours:
    1/2 hour after your ship docks

    Day Pass Rates:
    Includes transportation:
    US $100 per person - Adult-only resort
    Payment in full required

    Location:
    Located less than 10 minutes from St. Maarten port

    Tour Facts:
    Your Sonesta Great Bay Beach day pass includes:
    • Round-trip air-conditioned transport from Philipsburg port
    • Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (rum, beer, wine, soda, frozen drinks)
    • Unlimited restaurant access
    • Swimming pools
    • Fitness center
    •Complimentary lounge chairs & towels
    • Watersports: non- motorized
    • Spa (own expense)
    • Casino with over 110 slot machines
    • Bathroom and changing facilities

    Your Sonesta Great Bay Beach day pass does NOT include:
    • Motorized sports
    • Guest rooms

    Notes:
    • Adults only beach resort. Must be 18 or older
    • The Sonesta Great Bay Beach resort is located approx. 8 minutes from St. Maarten cruise port.


    Looking across the bay from our balcony you can see the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort…..

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    There are going to be a lot of ships in port with us today, including the Harmony of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas, P&O’s Britannia, Thompson’s Discovery, Aida Luna, and HAL’s Prinsendam. From our balcony we can see two ships approaching…..

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    The first is the Harmony of the Seas…….

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    The second is the Prinsendam …….

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    To be continued…..
     
  5. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    The Harmony of the Seas backs into her berth…..

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    That’s a cool looking slide in the back…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  6. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    We want to get a quick start today, so we are off the ship by 8:30am…..

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    Here are P&O’s Britannia and the Carnival Pride docked in St. Maarten…..

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    The Harmony of the Seas docked in St. Maarten…..

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    This way to the Water Taxi to downtown Phillipsburg……

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    Our transportation is included in the cost of our day pass, so we make our way to the west end of the port to meet Amigo tours who will drive us over to the Sonesta Great Bay Resort and pick us up. Looking back towards the ships you can see all of the shopping opportunities…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  7. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    It only took about ten minutes to reach the Sonesta Great Bay Resort…..

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    This is the entrance to the Lobby…….

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    Patti took some shots of the Lobby while I waited to check in…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  8. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    I’m next to check in……

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    The Lobby balcony overlooks the pool area and the bay…..

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    Here’s a view looking towards the port……

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    Here’s another view looking towards downtown Phillipsburg and the beach…..

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    The Freedom of the Seas is coming into port…..

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    To be continued…….
     
  9. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here are the stairs from the Lobby to the pool area…..

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    We have to turn in our towel cards at the towel hut to get our towels…..

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    Here is the upper pool and hot tub……

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    These cabanas can be reserved at an extra cost…..

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    To be continued……
     
  10. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    This is the infinity pool and bar…..

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    Here are some views from the beach…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  11. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    More views from the beach. The property next door…….

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    The Freedom of the Seas backs into her berth…..

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    The Buffet Restaurant Terrace overlooks the beach…..

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    This was our spot that overlooked the infinity pool……

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    This was our view of the pool and the bay…..

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    Patti models our wristbands…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  12. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Now, I am content to just sit in my lounger, drink free Heinekens, and cool off in the pool all day long, but Patti gets an itchy photo finger, so she heads off down the beach to explore. Once down the beach a bit she gets this shot looking back at the Sonesta…..

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    The West Indies Sports Park, where you can play all day for $20…..

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    Patti is now just strolling down the beach taking pictures. Enjoy!

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    To be continued……
     
  13. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti continues her walk down the beach towards downtown Phillipsburg…..

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    Patti has found a heart shaped leaf.....

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  14. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here’s another look back at the Sonesta…..

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    The port is starting to get a bit crowded…..

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    Patti has made it all the way down to the other end to downtown Phillipsburg and the boardwalk…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  15. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Here are some more views from along the boardwalk…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  16. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti continues her walking tour along the boardwalk…..

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    The Sonesta is way over there now…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  17. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    More views from the boardwalk and Front Street…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  18. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti continues her tour of Front Street and the boardwalk…..

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    Here’s another view of the port area…..

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    To be continued…..
     
  19. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti continues her walking tour…..

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  20. Jamman

    Jamman Carnival Specialist Community Sponsor

    Patti concludes her walking tour…..

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    She has made it back to the Sonesta. This is a view of how far she walked…..

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    To be continued……
     

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