The wife and I are thinking about a Caribbean cruise

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    There are some people who just love cruises, though. There are people who book a cruise every year, year after year.
     
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    I know.
    But that was in the past, in the era of the Ocean Liners, you know total luxury and very elegant and selective.

    Now is a different story.:dunno:
     
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    Their were several advertised for that but once I picked a cabin with a balcony it jumps up in price, plus we want to stay out for about a week. As far as where, I haven't really decided yet, although it will be in the Caribbean. I don't really want to go to Mexico what with all the politics, but we may choose a package that includes Cozumel or some stop like that. Rally I like to see some islands to be able to get a whole lot of nice pictures and videos. Thelast one I checked out:

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    When you bump up the room to include a balcony it goes up, but to take pictures from there, I like it

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    Then by the time they put the taxes and stuff it's around 1100.
     
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    I've ridden ships in typhoons and it's no fun. A cruise ship has stability systems that keep the ship from pitching and rolling and sometimes you think the ship isn't moving. You could almost play billiards on it.
    My wife and I use a tour service called Christian Tours who have bus, train and ship tours and go all over the world. We've used that tour group for about 15 years and have gone on 6 cruises, 7 bus tours and in 2018 we're taking a train tour thruAlaska and Canada. Here is an example using the Christian Tours website. There are many good deals.


    Christian Tours - Bus tours, Adventure tours, International tours, Christian travel - Newton, North Carolina
     
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    The sailboat sounds better and better.
     
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    Jamaica has a high crime rate. Keep that in mind. Have you been doing your research on the islands?
     
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    Thanks, look at this crap!

     
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    Been on three, always had a balcony.....very relaxing. .......Wife goes for the duty free jewelry. Got the early teen daughters their own room across the hall. Nobody ever got sick.
     
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    Not yet, we will though. Can't carry either.
     
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    when we stopped their the guides made it clear, wandering outside the chained off beach area might not be healthy
     

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