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Norwegian Jewel Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Cruise of what is left of the glaciers

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska
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Thomasehumann
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
Cabin: Balcony

If you want to see what global warming is doing, do the glacier cruise. Over the past 10 years, the glaciers have receded by 100 feet and probably 50 feet in height. Due to the melting, the glaciers are covered with layers of rock. We did this cruise in 2005 and it was outstanding. Now, the little towns are filled with the same jewelry shops and tourist traps. Very few locals as it was in 2005

If you like quantity instead of quality, a cruise is just the think. We have only taken a few cruises and found the quality of the food on the decline. The buffet was good for breakfast and lunch. Dinner was just ok and the food in the other restaurants were general not hot. The specialty restaurants were not that good and would not recommend them.

We attended only 1 of the shows offered on the boat. This show was good but after attending so many NY Broadway show, it is difficult to watch anything else. We did not play bingo or any other of the activities offered..

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Balcony

Cabin BX

Cabin was clean and well maintained

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