GTVCRUISER

GTVCRUISER
Captain

Hometown: San Diego
Joined: 05/10/2012
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About GTVCRUISER

I am addicted to cruising , I am a frequent floater , I was the first one to make Captain on Cruiseline.com , I have been on 111 Cruises , 825 days at sea


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Ships: Crown Princess

Destinations: Hawaii

Ports: San Diego, California


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Oosterdam

October 2017 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Cruise to Mexico on the Oosterdam

Got on the ship in San Diego great weather, hot in Cabo San Lucas ,fun time on the beach in Mazatlán . Good weather in the morning in Puerto Vallarta , rained in the evening , good food and good drinks on the cruise

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Celebrity Infinity

September 2017 - Celebrity Infinity to Coastal - West Coast

Pacific Coastal Cruise

Great cruise ,good food , good service , great entertainment , good ports of call , I really like Celebrity Cruise Lines , they really take care of return passengers

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Nieuw Amsterdam

April 2017 - Nieuw Amsterdam to Alaska - Inside Passage

Alaska Cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam

This was the first Alaska cruise of the season ,Juneau was raining , I walked around town and ended up at the Red Dog Saloon . Next stop Skagway , a little sunny ,next day Glacier Bay . Glacier Bay was my favorite part of the cruise , next stop Ketchikan a little sunny and then back to Vancouver B C

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MS Eurodam

April 2017 - MS Eurodam to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

Eurodam 4 day cruise to Vancouver

Got onboard the Eurodam in San Diego 2 days at sea and then a stop in Victoria Canada . Spent the day in Victoria and then on to Vancouver B C , this was my first time on the Eurodam . I liked this ship a lot it seemed more modern then some of the Hal ships that I cruised on before

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Ruby Princess

March 2017 - Ruby Princess to Coastal - West Coast

California Coastal Cruise on the Ruby Princess

First port of call San Francisco , windy , cold , and raining , next stop Santa Barbara warm and sunny . Went to the Funk Zone in Santa Barbara for some wine tasting . Next stop San Diego my hometown , walked around downtown , warm and sunny . Next stop Ensenada warm sunny went downtown drank some beers , a good time on the Ruby Princess

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Westerdam

February 2017 - Westerdam to Mexico

Westerdam Cruise to Mexico from San Diego

Cruised out of San Diego to Mexico , first stop Cabo San Lucas had some drinks at  Sancho`s  Bar . Next stop Mazatlán  took the water taxi to Stone Island .Next stop Puerto Vallarta drank some beers on the beach . Good weather in all the ports Happy

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Veendam

November 2015 - Veendam to Mexico

Veendam 7 day Mexico

Cruised out of San Diego Nov. 19th to the Mexican Riviera , smooth sailing and good weather. Good food ,the Entertainment was not

that great , but I liked the solo guitarist he was very good. They had some problems in the Cabins some were to hot and others to cold .

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Crown Princess

September 2015 - Crown Princess to Mexico

10 Day Cruise to Mexico

Smooth sailing, first stop San Diego , 2nd stop Cabo San Lucas hot but fun , 3rd stop La Paz Hot Hot ,fun time , next stop Loreto Hot Hot Hot ,good time .....next stop Puerto Vallarta good weather just right.

 

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Celebrity Century

April 2013 - Celebrity Century to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

Zaandam

April 2013 - Zaandam to Mexico

Mariner of the Seas

February 2013 - Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean

Mariner of the Seas

February 2013 - Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

Mariner of the Seas

We had good weather at all 3 ports , My first time on the Mariner , good food , good drinks , it was all good . I would cruise on the Mariner of the Seas again

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Carnival Splendor

June 2012 - Carnival Splendor to Mexico

This was my first cruise...

This was my first cruise on the Splendor, this Carnival cruise had good food selection, great desserts, a Burrito Bar, a Mongolian Grill, a Rotisserie room, a Sushi Bar, and a Deli. The main Lido pool has the A big screen called Seaside Theatre, showing movies, concerts, sports events. This ship has a big Casino and a lot of good Music and Fun Bars, I plan to Cruise on the Splendor again.

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Oosterdam

April 2012 - Oosterdam to South Pacific

Celebrity Century

May 2011 - Celebrity Century to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

San Diego to Vancouver B C

The Celebrity Century is a smaller ship and older, but it is in very good shape, I have cruised on it a few times and I am booked to cruise on her again on April 27, 2013 another Pacific Northwest Cruise

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Zaandam

January 2011 - Zaandam to Mexico

San Diego to Mexico

This was a 10 day cruise to Mexico we started the cruise in San Diego and stopped at ,Puerto Vallarta , Cabo San Lucas , Manzanillo, Zihuatanejo , good food and smooth sailing

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Carnival Spirit

December 2010 - Carnival Spirit to Mexico

Mexico Cruise

I have cruised on the Spirit a few times ,the Spirit cruised out of San Diego for a few years , I had a balcony cabin on this cruise,had a good time on this cruise , good food, good times in Mexico

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Oosterdam

November 2010 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Mexico Cruise

I have cruised on the Oosterdam many times ,we cruised out of San Diego to the Mexican Riviera for 7 days , good food and smooth sailing. The ship stayed over night in Puerto Vallarta ,one of my favorite ports.

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Oosterdam

October 2010 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Mexico Cruise

San Diego to Mexican Riviera 7 days on the Oosterdam, this cruise we went to Cabo , Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. On this cruise the Capatain of the Oosterdam gave me my 100 days at sea Medallion.

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Rotterdam

September 2010 - Rotterdam to Alaska

Seattle to Alaska

This was my first time on the Rotterdam , it is a smaller ship and it just got out of dry dock on this cruise. This cruise was my 3rd Alaska cruise , we had a inside cabin , I think a balcony in Alaska is to cold, we had a good time

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Rotterdam

September 2010 - Rotterdam to Alaska - Inside Passage

Radiance of the Seas

April 2010 - Radiance of the Seas to Mexico

Radiance of the Seas

November 2009 - Radiance of the Seas to Mexico

Carnival Elation

September 2009 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Radiance of the Seas

May 2009 - Radiance of the Seas to Alaska

Cruise from San Diego to Alaska

I got on the ship in San Diego , we stopped over night in San Francisco and then north to Alaska,the last port was Vancouver B C then I flew back to San Diego ,I have cruised on the Radiance of the Seas a few times it is a beautiful ship

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Zaandam

February 2009 - Zaandam to Hawaii

Hawaii Cruise

This was a 15 day cruise to Hawaii from San Diego , we had good weather in all the islands until we got to Kauai. In Kauai we hit a storm the ship was rocking and rolling, the Captain waited for 3 hours and then decided we would not be able to dock the ship in Kauai.

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Carnival Elation

October 2008 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Halloween Cruise

The Elation Halloween cruise to Mexico out of San Diego , this was a fun cruise a lot of people dressed up. They had the ship decorated for Halloween and they had a haunted house room on the ship

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Carnival Elation

September 2008 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Cruising to Mexico

Another cruise on the Carnival Elation from San Diego to Mexico , we had the Elation here in San Diego for over 2 years , I crusied on her a lot , I liked the size of the Elation .

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Carnival Elation

May 2008 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Dawn Princess

May 2008 - Dawn Princess to Mexico

Carnival Elation

March 2008 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Carnival Elation

January 2008 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Carnival Elation Jazz Cruise

This was a Smooth Jazz Cruise out of San Diego ,With Paul Taylor , Boney James , Marion Meadows , Nick Colionne ,Larry Carlton ,Norman Brown , this was a great cruise with great music

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Dawn Princess

December 2007 - Dawn Princess to Mexico

Dawn Princess

November 2007 - Dawn Princess to Mexico

Dawn Princess

October 2007 - Dawn Princess to Mexico

Carnival Elation

October 2007 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Carnival Elation

May 2007 - Carnival Elation to Mexico

Carnival Spirit

February 2007 - Carnival Spirit to Mexico

Oosterdam

December 2006 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Carnival Spirit

November 2006 - Carnival Spirit to Mexico

Oosterdam

October 2006 - Oosterdam to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

Zaandam

April 2006 - Zaandam to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

Oosterdam

April 2006 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Oosterdam

January 2006 - Oosterdam to Mexico

Regal Princess Retired

October 2005 - Regal Princess Retired to Mexico

Celebrity Mercury

November 2004 - Celebrity Mercury to Mexico

Ryndam

May 2004 - Ryndam to Mexico

Carnival Ecstasy

January 2004 - Carnival Ecstasy to Mexico

Celebrity Mercury

November 2003 - Celebrity Mercury to Mexico

Monarch of the Seas

November 2003 - Monarch of the Seas to Mexico

Monarch of the Seas

We cruised out of San Pedro to Catalina Island and Ensenada , the Monarch had just came out of dry dock it was in very good shape. We had good weather and smooth seas on that cruise

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Celebrity Century

October 2003 - Celebrity Century to Caribbean - Eastern

Vision of the Seas

May 2003 - Vision of the Seas to Mexico

Carnival Sensation

May 2002 - Carnival Sensation to Caribbean - Eastern

Carnival Sensation

We cruised out of Tampa Florida on the Carnival Sensation , this was my first cruise on the Sensation and this was my first time in New Orleans , I have been back to NOLA 3 more times , what a fun place

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Rhapsody of the Seas

October 2000 - Rhapsody of the Seas to Mexico

GTVCRUISER's Tips

Ruby Princess Ruby Princess - They had a 2 hour , Happy Hour in the Wheel House Bar
Westerdam Westerdam - Happy Hour in the Crows Nest Bar
Westerdam Westerdam - Check out the B B King Blues Club
Westerdam Westerdam - The Crows Nest Lounge is my favorite place on the ship
Westerdam Westerdam - I like to hang out in the Crows Nest Lounge
Veendam Veendam - They have a good Happy Hour in the Crows nest Bar and in the Ocean Bar
Veendam Veendam - I like the Happy Hours on the Veendam
Norwegian Sun Norwegian Sun - The Observation Lounge was my favorite place on the ship
Grand Princess Grand Princess - I really like the 2 for 1 happy hour from 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Veendam Veendam - I like the Crows Nest Lounge on the ship , I spend a lot of time up there
Westerdam Westerdam - I love to hang out in the Crowsnest Lounge
Crown Princess Crown Princess - I like the Skywalker Lounge , great view from up there.
Veendam Veendam - They had a Happy Hour in the Ocean Bar everyday 6 till 7 PM
Veendam Veendam - The best place on the ship is the Crowsnest Lounge , great view and they have a Happy Hour
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Cabo San Lucas , I like to walk around the marina stopping to have a beer at different bars and then I walk up the hill to Medano Beach.After a while at the beach you can take a water taxi back to the pier or walk back around the marina
San Francisco, California - I have cruised into San Francisco a few times , I walk over to Pier 39, they have shops, restaurants , or you can just hang out and people watch
Oosterdam Oosterdam - My favorite part of the ship is the Crows nest lounge
Golden Princess Golden Princess - On the aft of the ship setting very high ,is the Disco and during the day it has the best view , this was my first trip to Alaska
San Diego, California - If your ship is in San Digo for the day, you can walk about a half a block on the waterfront and visit the Midway aircraft carrier Museum
San Diego, California - If your cruise ship is in San Diego for the day ,you can walk one block to the Train Station . You can catch the Trolley there , you can see a lot of San Diego that way. Buy a all day pass for 5 dollars
Zaandam Zaandam - My sea days were spent in the Crows Nest Lounge
Galveston, Texas - I was in Galveston Feb. 15 and 16 2013 to go on a cruise , it was cold and very windy,but no fog
Rotterdam Rotterdam - I think the Crow Nest Lounge is the best place on the ship to view Alaska
Zaandam Zaandam - I spent a lot of time in the piano bar
Astoria, Oregon - In Astoria , they have a shuttle bus that will take you downtown and back to the ship
Astoria, Oregon - I climbed to the top of the Astoria Column and got some good photos, then I took a ride on the trolley,get on the Trolley early before the crowd
George Town, Grand Cayman - The J B Margaritaville in George Town is a 2 story building with a pool and a big slide on the secound floor, this is a fun place
Falmouth, Jamaica - In the Falmouth Cruise Ship terminal they have a Harley Davidson t shirt shop
Falmouth, Jamaica - In the Cruise Terminal in Falmouth , they are building a new Margaritaville it looks like it will be a big one, they say it will be open soon, I was there 2-21-2013
Falmouth, Jamaica - If you shop in the Falmouth cruise terminal go to the flea market in the terminal , good prices,the store`s are all high priced
Falmouth, Jamaica - I like Red Stripe beer, in the ship terminal they wanted 5 dollars for one Red Stripe, I went out the gate and went one block to the market, I got 3 Red Stripes for 5 dollars...Yeh Mon
Celebrity Century Celebrity Century - The Sunset Bar is a nice place to hang out for drinks and Sunsets
Rotterdam Rotterdam - When you are cruising on a Holland American ship you can go to the Computer room and read the New York Times online for free
Radiance of the Seas Radiance of the Seas - A great place to eat on the Radiance of the Seas, it took me a day or 2 to find it,it has great ocean views and great food , it is called the Seaview Cafe and best of all there is no extra charge for food
Oosterdam Oosterdam - If you go all the way forward on Lido Desk , through the Spa ,on the right you will see a door that will take you outside , a good place to take photos and enjoy the view
Carnival Splendor Carnival Splendor - Above the Lido Pool deck 10 they have 2 Hot Tubs , with a nice view of the Ocean
Ryndam Ryndam - When you cruise on Holland America you can bring your own wine on board ,even at the ports ,but no beer or Spirits
Oosterdam Oosterdam - Go to the Crows Nest or Ocean Bar in the Afternoon ,they have a Happy Hour 4-5 PM ,buy one drink get the 2nd drink for one dollar....have fun

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