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It was a wonderful trip Heather. You outdid yourself again!

My Travel Consultant: Heather Hines, CTM, ACC

Larry and Glenda, London, ON - (trip to San Francisco CA USA)

We really enjoyed our time in San Francisco.  We were advised by friends to take a limo from the airport.  It did not cost much more than a taxi and our driver watched for our flight and was waiting for us at the bottom of the escalator.  The Mark Hopkins hotel was wonderful!  We worked with the Concierge on a couple of site seeing trips and got to visit Muir Woods, Sausalito and a lovely city tour of San Fransisco.  We dined at the Top of the Mark (awesome) as well as the hotel dining room which was very good. Our last night there we ate at The Slanted Door. The Chef is Charles Phan who won the James Beard award for outstanding restaurant...yum!  

We accidentally dropped our iPad while in San Fracsisco and the screen smashed.  While walking down to the pier, we passed by a store front that had a picture of an iPad with a cracked screen just like ours.  We went in and the owner had our screen model in stock, said he would need it overnight so the adhesive would stick and he would have it ready for us by 9:00 the next day.  We were so relieved as the iPad was our main method of communication with our daughter back home.  Also, it only cost $109 which was very reasonable. We then took a trolley ride back to the hotel and got ready to check out. 

We really enjoyed the cruise aboard the Oceania Regatta.  It was very relaxed and we saw some amazing sites and met some wonderful people.  It was the first cruise where we really varied our dining options.  Not sure why we never did that before...perhaps with assigned seating we felt more obligated to show up in the dining room for dinner.  This time, if we had an excursion or just felt like a more casual dinner, we ate in the Terrace Cafe.  The specialty restaurants were very good!  The layout of the ship reminded us a little of the Princess one we took on our Tahiti cruise last year.  Very comfortable and easy to get around.  Oh, the 4:00 tea and scones....love it!  In fact, we just hung out there afterwards and stayed for happy hour.  Needless to say, we both have a few pounds to lose.  The Captain was awesome and made sure we got up close and personal to the Hubbard Glacier.  He also took us for a little side trip on our way to Vancouver.  The current was very bad on the normal route so while we were waiting he took us past a little Finnish village as well as a native Indian village that boasted the Guinness world book of records for the tallest totem pole.  We really liked the Captain.  He was extremely personable and we just had the feeling he was going to try his very best to make the cruise as memorable an experience as possible.

It was a wonderful trip Heather.  You outdid yourself again...seamless for us.  Thank you so much!

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