Archives For March 2013

Good riddance, March, you’ve been a horror month for cruising! The past 4 weeks have seen an unusual number of breakdowns, collisions with rocks, norovirus outbreaks, passenger deaths and a couple of shootings. What the!!!

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I love a crazy cruise lawsuit story. A woman who got drunk and jumped off her balcony is suing Carnival Corp for taking too long to rescue her.

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Given the older age of many passengers on certain cruise lines, it’s not surprising to lose one or two along the way. On a recent Caribbean cruise, I witnessed three people (in varying stages of life or death) get carried off the ship.

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A fellow cruise blogger at Expeditioncruising.com, heading to West Africa next month, has received a letter from the Captain about pirate attacks. It attempts to reassure passengers of their safety, then mentions wrapping the ship in razor wire (no joke) and other secret measures they can’t tell you.
Here’s an excerpt…

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