Group Cruise Valpariso to Buenos Aires in January: Star Princess Cruise Review by always traveling
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Group Cruise Valpariso to Buenos Aires in January
Destination: South America
Embarkation: Santiago (Valparaiso)
At about 6pm, we left for the port and were dropped of near the porters collecting the luggage to take on board. We called a porter and tipped him a few dollars and he quickly collected our group's luggage and took them away. Once inside the registration area, we were given tickets to board the bus that would transport us to the ship, but we never used them as we were sent to register and from there sent to board a bus. We did not pass the photo area so did not get a photo taken. Once on-board, we were greeted by our room steward and sat in our room waiting for the rest of our group to arrive on board. We ate the appetizers and rested. Once we were all on-board we had dinner and explored the ship. The ship left late and Capt Kent tried to make up for the lost time, which he eventually did. We had a Cruise Critic Meeting at Skywalkers Lounge the next day and met many people and lots of information was exchanged. Thank-you, Berda Davis for arranging this. The cruise visited many ports but was unable to stop at the Falkland Islands due to stormy seas and Port Madryn was stopped in place of the Falklands. We enjoyed the cruise as our group usually does and will plan another group cruise in two years. We got to see the penguins and the glaciers, which was the reason for going on this cruise, so we were all very satisfied with this cruise. We especially loved the black comedian, I arrived late to the show and missed his introduction, but he lives in So Cal and does comedy in Las Vegas and wrote for Bill Cosby. After the cruise we stayed in Buenos Aires for 3 days at Tango B&B. Valeria and Jorge were very friendly and helpful and got us reservations to a Tango dinner show and a visit to an estancia. We were picked up and dropped of at the B&B and both activities were very enjoyable. Jorge is an artist and a great chef. We enjoyed two excellent dinners with lots of grilled meats and all you could eat and the breakfasts were very good with fresh fruit, cheese, meats, yogurt, bread and lots of excellent coffee! Less
Cabin review: BAL205 Balcony
L205 was the second cabin on Lido deck for passengers. We could see the bridge very clearly from our room. It was very close to the sanctuary/gym. It was very quite through out our cruise and our balcony was just the right size with a great viewRead All Balcony (BA) Reviews >>
Port and Shore Excursions
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Ship not prepared for many sea...
Never on time
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Ship should be refurbished
Fun time, old ship