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Old 08-14-2013, 10:59 AM   #1
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Our First Disney Cruise - Trip Report! - August 2013, WC on the Fantasy!

Hey all! I originally intended to do my trip report in the same thread as my planning journal, but then I realized that there was a completely separate section for trip reports, so here I am!

Right now, this post is a bit of a placeholder so I can get organized & link all of the relevant info for anyone who might be reading...so, let's get started!


Emily & Channing's 1st DCL Trip! - The Trip Report!

Planning Journal: Here!

Trip Report:
  • Actual trip report coming soon!

Blog Post Links:
The details:
Emily (me) & Channing (bf) - both 25
(I'm a photographer & a part time CM at the Contemporary, Channing works in VIP Tours at Universal)
Ship: The Fantasy
Dates: August 3rd - August 10th
Itinerary: Western Caribbean
Stateroom: 6677

Part 0 - The Backstory
I don't feel the need to re-write all of the backstory from the trip...if you want to read the whole spiel, you can check out the planning journal here! Here are the main points:
  • I've never been on a cruise before, and this is DBF's first Disney cruise
  • We went for Jessica & Curtis's wedding - I was their photographer
  • There were 23 total people in our traveling party
  • This trip report might be helpful for couples/people in their 20s/people traveling without kids/people researching DCL weddings
  • This trip report will definitely be photo heavy!

That's it for now...hopefully I'll post the first day's recap soon! Thanks for reading & I hope this is at least slightly interesting.
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:32 PM   #2
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We cruise on the Fantasy for our first Disney cruise next May. Looking forward to your trip report! Enjoyed reading your planning journal.
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:22 PM   #3
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:25 PM   #4
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Old 08-16-2013, 11:06 PM   #5
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Here! Disney cruise and a wedding- sounds awesome!
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Old 08-17-2013, 12:31 AM   #6
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Great, I'm dieting and I'm going to be spending the rest of the night looking at your beautiful artistic photos of food. They are just beautiful pictures. I'm enjoying your site so much! Such a talent! I love looking at beautiful pictures of food. The Vermont pictures are making my mouth water! Everyone should look at your pictures!
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:03 AM   #7
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We sail the Fantasy western this October can't wait to read and see your pics
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