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American Philadelphia Cruise Reviews

Going into New Orleans is one processing plant after another. Talking with the historian on board the Melody, he noted that the area around New Orleans is the most chemically dangerous part of the world for the environment. Therefore, they have the strictest pollution control laws of anywhere on the planet.
The closer we got to New Orleans the more often we saw ocean going vessels loading up materials from the processing plants.
Along the way we saw more and more processing plants for all types of materials many of which were oil based . . .
Soon we were seeing beautiful homes along the banks of the Mississippi as we headed to New Orleans.
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Why we enjoy small ship cruising and American Cruise Line

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

My wife and I are retired teachers. We took several cruises on large ships and enjoyed them, but always felt as if we were just another number. We especially did not like the stress of boarding and departing and the large crowds that always seemed to be present when going to or returning from shore excursions. Then we read about small ship cruising. Our first small ship cruise was with American ...
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Sail Date: June 2012

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC

Friendly Crew Isn't Enough

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The brochure says "professional staff" but we had college students on their first cruise. Most of the wait staff had never waited tables before! I have been a "training tourist" at a resort and received better service. Food was so bad that I sent back three plates and I have NEVER sent food back to the kitchen before. Oysters Rockefeller were a solid mass encrusted to the shell. Many items were ...
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Sail Date: June 2010

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC

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