September cruise to remember: Golden Princess Cruise Review by jimmy&sharon
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September cruise to remember
Our first port of call was Juneau, Alaska. It was a cool drizzly day. We did not book any excursions, though they do offer many wonderful ones. The town is quite cute, we wondered through the shops getting nick nacks for family and friends.
Our second port of call, skagway. Beautiful skagway. We did the white pass summit train ride. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Lush mountain sides, snow capped peaks. What a jewel. Cost was $129. Per person, well worth More every penny.
Off to the third port of call. Cruising through Glacier Bay. What a sight to see. Oh my. That my friends made the whole trip. No port to speak of, just cruising. A nice hit pot of coffee on the balcony of our room and beautiful scenery for miles on end. Pair of gloves, light jacket, a hat to cover your ears and you are set.
Take a good camera, we borrowed my daughters,pictures got better toward the end, we didn't know a thing about the camera. Do the cruise, you wont regret. Only negative thing I can think of was the hot dog buffet for dinner one night, That was Bad. All other food was top notch. We ate buffet most of the time because we like to be casual, but the two nights we did go to the restaurant it was top notch, along with the service. And the baked Alaskan dessert, oh my my, to die for. I gained at least 5 pounds on this cruise.
We had a balcony stateroom Aloha 705. Great room, great service from Raoul. The trip was the best we have ever taken. Will definitely do again.
4th port, Ketchikan Alaska. Have friends that live there so we got the private tour. A little smelly, this time of year the salmon swim up stream and die. Still lovely.
Last port, Victoria, BC.
Got there too late, dark, could not see much.
Do Alaska. You won't be sorry Less
Cabin review: BAA705 Balcony
Aloha deck balcony. The best. Noone over you. And buffet is a floor away. No complaints the golden princess is perfect.Read All Balcony (BA) Reviews >>
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