Onward to Asia, the North Pacific and Alaska: Balmoral Cruise Review by Parsman
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Onward to Asia, the North Pacific and Alaska
Embarkation: St. Maarten
We had the remarkable event on board in that as we crossed the International Date Line in that we gained an extra day so celebrated two Easters! The destinations were superb; Chan May in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin in China, Incheon in Korea, Kagoshima and Yokohama in Japan, Kodiak, Seward, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan in Alaska. The shore tours were very good indeed especially the 3-day overland tour in China. We were fortunate in Alaska for we were the first cruise ship of the season so we could visit the ports in peace and quiet which is unknown when the monster cruise ships call in the Summer. In Alaska we were we were very fortunate with the weather as apart from a wet visit to Kodiak island we had virtual wall to wall sunshine albeit quite chilly at times. It wa a most enjoyable cruise to lovely destinations. Less
Cabin review: D5043 Outside
Double cabin with single occupancy. Ample storage space. Decor good except rust around the picture window. More than adequate for my needs.Read All Outside (D) Reviews >>
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