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Happy Canada Day, from the west coast of Canada,...
Happy Canada Day, from the west coast of Canada, and thank you for all the well-wishes from elsewhere.

Our weather here is overcast, with 20% chance of rain, and highs in the low 20's C. I'm not...
Good morning all, from a slightly damp west coast...
Good morning all, from a slightly damp west coast of Canada.

Mudhen: congratulations on finding your new home! Must be so exciting after searching for so long. I don't envy you the actual move...
Glad to read about the change. Small thing, but...
Glad to read about the change. Small thing, but where there's life there's hope, eh?

(I often fail to explain myself sufficiently, and my cryptic comment the other day about "malice" versus...
I have an aphorism for most occasions, Terry....
I have an aphorism for most occasions, Terry. Saves on typing.
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Here's the link: ...
Here's the link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/june-snow-frost-pictures-1.4722009
Morning coolers. Jeff & DW: In instances of...
Morning coolers.

Jeff & DW: In instances of corporate stupidity like this I tend to ascribe to Hanlon's razor: "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."

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JP: As always, I am in awe of your writing...
JP: As always, I am in awe of your writing abilities. Thank you for taking the time to share your intimate knowledge of the medical profession with us.

We've been going through the 'discussing...
I've enjoyed reading all the varying opinions...
I've enjoyed reading all the varying opinions thus far. I'm sure there will be more!

My response would be 'it depends upon your expectations'. It starts with what has been advertised, versus...
I'm glad you enjoyed your trip to 'my' part of...
I'm glad you enjoyed your trip to 'my' part of the world.

I've never stayed at the Springs or the Chateau LL, but I did get to make the trip from Vancouver to Calgary at least 6 times a year for...
Hello coolers. Hope everyone is doing well....
Hello coolers.

Hope everyone is doing well. Hard to keep up with this place.

I hope JP will return soon and let us know how his trip to Banff turned out. The weather here in the west was a...
I would encourage you to do this. The...
I would encourage you to do this. The roundabouts are a bit intimidating at first, but you will acclimate!

My DH and I spent a few weeks traveling in a rental vehicle around the UK and Ireland...
Greetings all. As usual this place is so...
Greetings all.

As usual this place is so busy it is hard to keep up with everyone's comings and goings. I know 'Monday' was a long time ago, but our week started out getting a text from our...
Thank you for your review, Silver Spectre. A lot...
Thank you for your review, Silver Spectre. A lot of sea days!

(Regarding vessel refits and dry docks: In a former life I was involved in a lot of ship maintenance, and I can attest that ships,...
Finally, someone asks about something I can help...
Finally, someone asks about something I can help with! I have been going to Banff ever since I was born.

Mysty's suggestions are good. Also when you're staying at the Banff Springs, there is a...
1) yes 2) yes 3) sliding 4) card 5) door...
1) yes
2) yes
3) sliding
4) card
5) door handle, and yes
I already started the roll call for the December...
I already started the roll call for the December 20th sailing of the Whisper. Those forums aren't working for me on my iPad right now, but trust that Bluebelle14 found it.
While in Newfoundland, if you're come from away...
While in Newfoundland, if you're come from away and not done it before, you might want to get screeched in. You don't mind kissing a cod, do you?
Many of the smaller islands are still struggling...
Many of the smaller islands are still struggling with the aftermath and devastation caused by the hurricanes. This has led to changes in itineraries for many cruise lines, resulting in crowded...
I use cruises as an excuse to ‘unplug’ from all...
I use cruises as an excuse to ‘unplug’ from all the emails and social media. I’ll probably just pretend I don’t have connectivity!


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For comparisons between the various cruise lines...
For comparisons between the various cruise lines I think a graph would be useful. Tick off the the items that are included, such as port fees, gratuities, etc.


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Lois: incomprehensible. I’ll echo jilly in...
Lois: incomprehensible. I’ll echo jilly in hoping you get something that works as well.


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Our first ever (SS or otherwise) cruise was...
Our first ever (SS or otherwise) cruise was ‘mostly chartered’ with a large alumni group (about 250 passengers) and our smaller group of 24. As far as I can judge from subsequent cruises, about the...
Enjoy your cruise, Napria. Fair winds and...
Enjoy your cruise, Napria. Fair winds and following seas.


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Double congrats! Doubt we’ll ever hit those...
Double congrats!

Doubt we’ll ever hit those numbers!


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Silversea Water Cooler: Welcome! Part Four
They still take credit cards ‘away’? I’m so used to the chip/pin system that I would recommend you monitor your husband’s credit card to make sure it wasn’t somehow compromised during its absence. ...