Ruby Princess – Final dinner

It’s the last night on the cruise, and tomorrow we’ll be back in Los Angeles.  The week actually didn’t go by as fast as I thought it would. Perhaps the 2 days at sea helped…

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Ruby Princess – Day 7 at sea

Our last day on the cruise, as we set sail back to the Port of Los Angeles.  Some cruises will give you a tour of the Bridge or the Galley (the kitchen).  The Ruby Princess…

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Ruby Princess – Night 6, formal dinner

After the ice carving demonstration, we got ready for formal night number 2.  Stephen’s dad didn’t attend, so the 3 of us had our last formal dinner of the cruise.  

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Ruby Princess – Day 6, leaving Cabo San Lucas

  The Ruby Princess left Cabo San Lucas a little after 3:00 and we decided to enjoy some sun by the pool on the Lido Deck.  While we were lounging around, a crew member brought…

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Ruby Princess: Day 6 – Whale Watching in Cabo San Lucas

Our final port of the cruise, Cabo San Lucas.  This sleepy little port is known for their water sports like snorkeling, fishing, and scuba diving.  Without a tour, you can easily walk the town in…

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Ruby Princess: Night 5 dinner

It was a full day in Mazatlan, and we even got to try some local food and pastry. Even though we had the corn muffins and coffee for our mid day snack, I came to…

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Lunch at El Shrimp Bucket, Mazatlan

Our city tour of Mazatlan was done, and the bus was heading back to the ship.  Stephen’s parents stayed on the bus while Chilly Willy dropped us off at El Shrimp Bucket, a restaurant known…

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Ruby Princess: Day 5 in Mazatlan

We left Puerto Vallarta right after sunset, and set sail to Mazatlan.  Our ship docked at 700 am, and according to the ship’s Princess Patter,  it was going to be another lovely, sunny day. This…

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Ruby Princess: Night 4 dinner

After a day of walking and shopping, I was ready for dinner!  Tonight’s dinner came with a starter, soup and/ or salad, then an intermezzo sorbet, followed with our main course.  For dessert, I just…

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Ruby Princess: Day 4 in Puerto Vallarta

We booked this cruise with Costco Travel.  In addition to the $50 on board credit we had with Princess Cruise, Costco had a $140 extra on board credit bonus, plus if we selected this specific…

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Ruby Princess: Night 3 dinner

The best part of a cruise is trying something new every night.  I focused on seafood for tonight’s dinner, while Stephen went for seafood and a whimsical pasta. We must have had “just ice cream”…

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Ruby Princess: Day 3, still at sea

What a difference a day makes!  As we left Los Angeles, we had the gloomy weather follow us out to sea.  The waters were rough, you couldn’t even take advantage of the pool because it…

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Ruby Princess: Night 2, the formal night dinner

Having dinner at 8:00 pm can be a challenge.  Fortunately when you’re on a cruise, finding food isn’t hard.  At 3:00 we had tea and scones at the Donatello Restaurant to tide us over. This…

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Ruby Princess: Day 2 at sea

The ship ended up leaving San Pedro a little after midnight. We woke up to gloomy weather, with rough seas.  We had many options for breakfast, from sit down breakfast at the restaurant, buffet on…

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January 2017: Princess Cruise to Mexico

Our 7-day cruise began at the Port of Los Angeles (San Pedro).  The check in process was quite easy, as there are porters at the docks ready to assist you with your luggage.  Our designated…

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