Let me start out by saying that we have cruised several times before, and even cruised on this ship once before, and overall, this is a pretty fun cruise with great value attached.
Due to the Swine Flu scare in Mexico, we fell victim to missing out on a visit to the garden spot of Baja...Ensenada. The only thing we really missed was watching people get drunk and embarrass themselves at Papa's and Beer, which is worth a few laughs, but otherwise, Ensenada is worth missing. Instead, the Captain found us a sunny spot and we floated around for a couple of days at sea having a pretty good time. We did actually sail to Ensenada, but never got closer than a mile from shore. From there you could see the Swine Flu hanging over the town like a dark cloud. Ominous yes, but it did make for some nice sunsets!
Besides the flu, my wife and I were a little concerned about our shipmates, considering tickets were selling for as low as $99 each a few days prior to departure, but it wasn't too bad. Yes, there was a lot of facial hair and tattoos (and the guy's didn't look too hot either!), but they were all good people looking to relax and have a good time just like us.
We had M100, an inside cabin and we found it so quiet we though we may ask for this cabin specifically, if we take this cruise again.