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Norwegian Jewel Review

4.0 / 5.0
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NCL.... Lobster anyone?

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transatlantic
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Rosiernk
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Sep 2009
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The cruise.. in a nutshell..

Flew to NYC, and then got on the big bird, 777, to London, man that beast looks big, especially when you sit in row 42 of 43 rows.. LOL. Tiny seats, no leg room.. the body curves so you really don't have much legroom on the window seat, but we figured it beats the 5 seats in the middle... let the time warp start! The sun was up and then it was DOWN and then it was UP. We moved our watched up SIX hours today...

We arrive at Heathrow, the passport check went very quickly.. then we got our luggage, pretty easy... and found our van for the trip to Dover.. nice trip over.. saw a bit of the landscape in England, looks like any other place really.. some like Nebraska.. rolling hills... rainy day.

Cabin Review

Cabin 5090 has a bunk for a third person.. which is do able.. but it also had a trundle bed.. I would NOT put four people in four beds there.... We moved our bed to the side near the bunk.. in the mddle it's a pain to see out the window...

Port Reviews

Halifax

Eat food at a pub, skip Murphy's... Watch the changing on the guard at the Citatel on the hour, very neat... ST. Mary's Basilica is lovely..

The local library will let you have internet for 30 minutes.. free.

Great walking city..

Peggy's Cove is wonderful to see!!

New York (Manhattan)

IF you sail into NYC get UP on deck by 0545 and watch the ship glide under the bridge.. and watch the Statue of LIberty.. and see the sun rise up over New York and New Jersey, it was one of the highlights of our 11 night trip.

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