Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 2017

OCTOBER 2017 —Google Alerts— While doing research on what to see in each Port, Ernie came across Google Alerts where he added each of the ports we will visit. So far, the ‘iffy’ places we are scheduled to visit are: … Continue reading

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September 2017

SEPTEMBER 2107 —Excursions— Over these past few months, we have used YouTube, Blogs, Movies, books and the Internet to determine what we want to see and do in the various ports of call. A select few excursions were chosen and … Continue reading

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August 2017

AUGUST 2017 —Very Important Papers— Pack of VIP papers arrived from Cruise Specialists- Michelle Boots. These are definitely ‘Very Important Papers’ dealing with Passports, Visa’s, Immunization Record, Luggage Service (we get free luggage transportation to the ship—as many suitcases as … Continue reading

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July 2017

JULY 2017 —Vacation— Took a vacation from intense Florida heat and traveled to California where we continued reading and talking about our upcoming cruise.

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June 2017

JUNE 2017 —Research, Research and more Research— YouTube, movies, blogs, books, and the Internet are valuable tools in finding information about all our Ports of Call. We are thinking ahead as to what we will do, will see, and will … Continue reading

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MAY 2017

MAY 2017 —Pay up month— This is it—-the time to ‘put our money where our mouth was last December when we signed up for this cruise’. Holland America is calling and wants the remaining amount of $$$$$. We dig deep, … Continue reading

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APRIL 2017

APRIL 2017 —Port Excursions— Our booking choices are: use the Cruise line, use Cruise Specialists, use a private tour company, hire a local, or walk into town. Made a first pass at Holland American list of excursions and decided on … Continue reading

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