U.S. Virgin Islands

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  • Day6

    The Entertainment Continues

    January 16, 2018 on the U.S. Virgin Islands ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Over the last few days the entertainment has been nonstop. We had a top tier loyalty event in the Aqua Theater with the Captain, champagne and a private show.
    We frequently have enjoyed the Jazz Club with its quartet and singer.
    The 90 minute Grease performance was like a Broadway production (or even better).
    We were also entertained by a Las Vegas vocalist, Tony Tillman who was backed by the full Harmony orchestra. He was non stop energy covering all types of music while getting the crowd involved.
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  • Day8

    St. Thomas {Charlotte Amalie}

    December 14, 2018 on the U.S. Virgin Islands ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    Die Anthem of the Seas legte in der Crown Bay an. Kleinere Schiffe können auch an einem anderen Kai anlegen, der etwas näher zur Innenstadt liegt.
    St. Thomas ist das einzige Gebiet der USA (Unincorporated and organized territory) wo Linksverkehr herrscht.

    Ansonsten eine überschaubare Insel. Online einen Scooter gebucht. Mit dem Sammeltaxi nach Havenspoint gefahren. Online Buchung hat nicht funktioniert. Ärger kommt auf. Der junge Mann leiht uns seinen eigenen Roller.
    Während Assi von hinten immer fahr links rief, habe ich versucht den Schlaglöchern auszuweichen.
    In Magens Bay gebadet. Der Strand soll zu den 10 schönsten der Welt gehören. Das Wasser war angenehm warm, wie Mallorca im Sommer. Es geht immer etwas Wind, was die hohe Luftfeuchtigkeit erträglich macht. 2 x haben uns kurze tropische Schauer überrascht.
    Rechtzeitig an Bord, tolle Dusche, tolles Essen, tolle Unterhaltung, u.a. bei Love and Marriage!!!
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  • Day8

    St Thomas, Oh goody, US immigration.

    November 11, 2014 on the U.S. Virgin Islands ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    We've got the usual US immigration farce at St Thomas this morning.
    The line for non US passengers is the full length of the Royal Promenade, it's now 9.30am and it's been like that since 7am.
    Sheila and I have decided to leave going right until the last minute, because I'm definitely not standing in that bloody line.
    The real bad thing is that we'll have to do it all over again in Ft Lauderdale, all because our last stop is in Coco Cay which is British.
    Why can't they work these stops out better?
    If our last stop was a US port we wouldn't have to do all this crap again.
    But no that would be to simple for RCCL.
    We've decided that this will be our last transatlantic for a good while, as we're sick of the US immigration, and also the long haul flights back home.
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  • Day9

    US immigration, and it's SHITE attitude

    November 12, 2014 on the U.S. Virgin Islands ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Well the US immigration met all my low expectations.
    Sheila and I approached the customs officer, and with a smile I said good morning and handed her my documents.
    I then stood back and casually pushed my hands in to my shorts pockets.
    The cheeky cow of an immigration officer did no more than glare at me, and in a very condescending voice said to me "take your hands out of your pockets " I said "what?
    Really? "
    She said yes take your hands out of your pockets.
    Well I lost it and said to Sheila "I'm 64 years of age and being spoken to like a child.
    I then pushed my hands back in to my pockets, Fuming.
    She then said it's a security issue and that she didn't know where I'd been before I came to immigration.
    I said "well take a wild guess where I've been as we'd been on a cruise ship for the last 12 days".
    Anyway that was about it she stamped my passport and off we went.
    It just pisses me off the attitude of these people, give them a uniform and a bit of power and it goes to their head.
    I'm afraid as much as I love the USA I can't be doing with their over the top, and paranoid immigration service.
    It's things like this that make you realize why the USA is so hated around the world.
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