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Crystal Serenity

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The Crystal Serenity in Key West, Florida

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The Crystal Serenity in Acajutla, El Salvadore

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The Crystal Serenity in Caldera, Costa Rica

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The Fountain from The Avenue of the Stars

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Crystal Plaza and Crystal Cove

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The Astoria Strings in Crystal Plaza

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Christmas on the Seeenity

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Crystal Plaza at Christmas

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Crystal Plaza at Christmas

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Cruise 4 - Christmas aboard the Serenity

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Cruise 4 - Christmas aboard the Serenity

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The elevators are forward, midship and aft. Yes, that's real marble.

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The public restrooms provide cloth hand towels
and little paper towels for opening the door

Serenity Cabins

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Our cabin on Cruise 5

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Our cabin #8125 for cruise 7 & 8

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Our Cabin on Cruise 10, was on Deck 10, next door to a Penthouse Suite

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The aft cabins have slightly larger verandas

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Room service at breakfast lets us get an early start on tour days

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Room service is available 24 hours a day at no charge

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Joan's favorite message "Set clocks back one hour."

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The itinerary on TV

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View from the bridge on TV

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Position, Speed, and Wind on TV



Serenity Dinning

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Dinning Room, center

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Dinning Room, Starboard side

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Dinning Room, Port side

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Cruise 7 Assistant Waiter, Igor. Joan wanted to bring him home!

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A Variety of Elegant Chargers Decorate the Tables

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There is always a selection of very fine wines at no extra charge

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Perfect

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Vichyssoise. One of my very favorite cold soups.

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This dessert transfoms from its cotton-candy form to cherries jubilee!

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When the cotton-candy melts! Click Here To Watch The Video

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Joan loved the dinning room's "skinny capuchino"

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Lunch in the Dinning Room. Yummmmmy

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The New Serenity Waterside Dinning Room



Prego
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Gourmet Italian Speciality Restaurant

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Prego Restuarant

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Carpacio when served

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Carpacio after the waiter adds his touch

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Prego's Breadbowl of Mushroom Soup is a "must have" on every cruise

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Breadbowl mushroom soup at "Prego"

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Cruise 7 - Prego

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Cruise 7 - Prego

Silk Road
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Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's Sushi Bar

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Silk Road Restaurant

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Chilled Saki

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Sushimi

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Lobster

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Sushi Bar

The Vintage Room
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An exclusive evening of dining with family and friends
Four or five wines are chosen and appropriate food courses are presented

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There is a minimum charge of $2,500
These private diners include wines and gratuity


Serenity Causual Dinning

The Lido Buffet Serenity
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The Buffet Servs Breakfast and Lunch

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The Lido Cafe - Port and Starboard sides Cruise 4

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Cruise 10 - The New Lido Cafe with port and starboard buffet "stations."

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Lido dinning Port and Starboard sides

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The chic, new flat-screen menus change to display breakfast and lunch

Trident Serenity

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Cruise 1 - Lunch served around the indoor pool had a special theme

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Cruise 1 - Roast pig

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Trident Serving Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chili, Soup, Salads

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The swimming pool was eplaced with "Living Walls"

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The remodeled Trident Bar serving wine, beer, and speciality drinks

Tastes Serenity

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At night Trident becomes "Tastes" with - family-style, street-food creations

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Tastes offers the opportunity to explore international flavors

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Cruise 10 - Dinner at "Tastes" dining under the stars

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Tastes menu is in partnership with Sapphire Restaurant, Laguna Beach, CA with Chef Azmin Ghahreman

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Roasted Califlower

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A wine to compliment dinner at 'Tastes.'

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How to remember a good wine in the day of 'smart phones!'

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The Bistro Senerity

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The Bistro is on the mezanine above Crystal Cove

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The Bistro is open 11:30 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. serving speciality teas, coffee, espresso & wine

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Breads, rolls, meats, cheeses, fruit, pastries, and petit desserts

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The Bistro

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Hi from Santa & Joan

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A Christmas in the Bistro

Scoops Ice Cream Bar

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All-You-Can-Eat Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream daily 10:00 to 10:00


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Scoops has fresh waffle cones, cookies and all your favorite toppings

The Grand Buffet Serenity

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Grand Buffet replaces the extinct Midnight Buffet

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The Grand Buffet is set up in Crystal Plaza

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The Grand Buffet lets Crystal's amazing chefs show off their culinary expertise

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Meat

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Fish

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Crab legs

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Lobster

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Shrimp

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Shrimp

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Appetizers

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The pasta bar

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Bread

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Breads

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Cheeses and nuts

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Their now-famous boiled egg penguins

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These hardboild egg penquins are pretty, pretty, pretty clever

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Jello

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Cake

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Cake

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Pastry

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Chocolate covered fruits

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Fruits

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Fruit

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Fruit

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Carved watemellon

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Ice carving

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Ice carving

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Ice carving

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Ice carving


Serenity Galley 2009
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The Galley. It takes amazing technology to keep
the fish, meats, fruits and vegetables fresh for two weeks

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The food and service on Serenity was outstanding

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The Galley



Serenity Lounges

Crystal Cove
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Crystal Cove is located off Crystal Plaza
It's our favorite place for Happy Hour cocktails

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The Crystal Piano in Crystal Cove

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Music every afternoon and evening in Crystal Cove

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The Crystal Cove is a great place to relax
and have an afternoon champaign or a Bloody Mary

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Edwin, our favorite mixologist
cheerfully serves us for Happy Hour and every night until midnight

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Malt scotches available at the Crystal Bar At No Extra Charge

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A variety of hors d'oeuvres are always served
before dinner and again until the lounges close

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Happy Hour in Crystal Cove

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Bruce Johnson plays in Crystal Cove during Happy Hour

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The Galaxy Orchestra entertain in Crystal Cove

Stardust
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Stardust had dancining nightly with the Crystal Quartet

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Stardust

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The NEW Stardust Dinner Theater

Avenue Saloon
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Cruise 10 - The Avenue Saloon

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Cruise 10 - The Avenue Saloon

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Cruise 10 - The Avenue Saloon

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The Avenue Saloon

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Dan Hodge at the Piano, Avenue Saloon, Cruise 10

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Hal Fraser at the Piano, Avenue Saloon, Cruise 5

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Joel Spire at the Piano, Avenue Saloon, Cruise 4

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The Avenue was a popular apr├Ęs dance hangout

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Joan wants to be sure she gets a dance with one of the Ambassador Hosts

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It's hot in here!

Pulse Disco
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The NEW Pulse Disco

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The old Pulse Disco

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Joan ∓ I danced here every night after the Stardust closed

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The bar at Pulse

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The DJ plays requests for your dancing pleasure

Connoisseur Club
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The Connoiseur Club is "the most beautiful room on the high seas"

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Enjoy a collection of cigars, cognacs, port wines, single malt whiskies and fine liquors in this elegant club

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The Matchbox Holders in The Connoisseur Club

Palm Court
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Get a 'bridge-eye' view from Palm Court

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Palm Court

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Palm Court Bar

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The Palm Court dance floor

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Palm Court dance floor

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Palm Court is a beautiful room with a 270º view

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Palm Court

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Palm Court offers a view from above the bridge and skylights over the live the palm trees

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Dance classes every morning and afternoon

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Big Band Orchestra for nightly dancing

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Crystal Sextet for Latin and Ballroom nightly dancing

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Afternoon Tea is served daily in Palm Court

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The staff dresses the part

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Tea and pastries

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The Servers Are In Period Dress

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The Servers Are In Period Dress

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A Selection of Pastries and Snacks Are Available For Afternoon Tea

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Another chance to eat is at Afternoon Tea

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Chamber Music By The Astoria Strings

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Chamber Music By The Bellisimo Strings

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Palm Court Decorated For Christmas

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Serenity Activities

Galaxy Theater
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The NEW Galaxy Lounge

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The Galaxy Lounge

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Cocktails before a show in the "Galaxy"

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Galaxy Lounge
Great matinee and nightly shows featuring celebrity entertainers and the Crystal Singers, Dancers and Orchestra

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This night's performances

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Across the Pond
Musical with the Crystal Singers, Dancers and Orchestra

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iLuminate
Performed by the Crystal Dancers

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Classical Pianist Umi Garret and Cruise Director/Vantriloquist Gary Hunter (inset, Mrs. Ethel Tweed with Gary)
See the Umi Garrett video. You WILL be amazed

Movie Theater
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Hollywood Theater - Daily movies and lectures

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The NEW Hollywood Theater

Casino
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The NEW Casino

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The Old Casino

Avenue of the Stars
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Avenue of the Stars is home to three great shops

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Apropo - Apparel and Accessories

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Facets - Fine Jewelry

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Crystal Collections - There was a pair of diamond cufflinks in this shop for $6,600

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Stored for the night on the mezanine

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How fun would it be to take these on late night spin around the Avenue of the Stars?

Computers, Library, & Bridge
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Computer University
Computers avaiable for emails, games, and even lessons

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The Library

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The Bridge Lounge

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Play and learn to play Bridge

360 ° Promenade Deck
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Crystal ships still have a 360° Prominade Deck

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Crystal ships still have a 360º Prominade Deck

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Count your laps around the Promenade Deck

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What it's like on the Promenade Deck with a 17.8 knot wind

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The ocean at 17.8 knots (Beaufort 7)
The waves look small from our veranda but they are 8 to 10 feet high

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An anchor lies in the bow area on deck 7

Seahorse Pool
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Seahorse Pool and Jacuzzies

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The pool is pretty quiet during chilly or stormy days

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There is plenty of room to relax on the Pool Deck

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Enjoying the Jacuzzi

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Enjoying the pool

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There was always music somewhere, even at the pool

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The Crystal Sextet

Golf & Table Tennis
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Golf nets and putting green are located aft on Deck 6
Free instructions are offered daily

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Joan just hanging out enjoying the ocean view

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Looks like someone's been eating too much. Pull that gut in!

Tennis & Observation
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Paddle Tennis courts

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Paddle Tennis is a very popular sport on board

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Deck 13 is a great place to be during the sail away parties

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Seahorse Pool from the Sun Deck

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Outdoor on Deck 13 on a warm evening

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Looking aft on Deck 13

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View of Lisbon from Deck 13
Joan has sailed many times on that Seaborn ship in dry dock

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Crystal Symphony docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Length: 781 ft, Width: 98 ft, Draft: 25 ft
Speed: 22 knots, Engines: 2 electric motors with 53,000 horse power

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Crystal Symphony docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Crystal Symphony docked in Ochos Rios, Jamaica

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Crystal Symphony anchored off the coast of Bimini, Bahamas

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Watching the Captain & Pilot take the ship out of port



Symphony Cabins

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Cruise 3 cabin

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Double sinks in the bathroom

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Meet Louie. Our stewardess posed Louie on our bed every night.

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Touch his paw and Louie sings It's a Wonderful World like Louie Armstrong.

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We've taken cabin #8126 on cruises 11 & 12.

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Cabin 8126 is aft where the verandas are wider


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The wider veranda of 8126

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Access to this great deck is across the hall from cabin #8126

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The room before the nightly makeup

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24 Hour Room Service. Great for breakfast on the days we have an early tour

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We love the new "Flatscreen TV" and technology.
This menu is also available for Tablets and Smart Phones.
Internet is free.

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This channel has "The View From The Bridge"

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Other channels have Port and Starboard side views

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This TV channel provides ship Info
like Position, Speed, Wind, Tempearture, Ship's Time and etc.

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Ship Info on TV when in port

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This channel shows our intinerary and current location

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We read Reflctions every night to see what's going on for tomorrow
Reflections and all the Menus are available on our cell phones



Symphony Fine Dinning

Waterside Dinning Room
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Waterside serves breakfast, lunch and dinner

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Waterside Hawaiian Serenade (Dec 2019)

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Waterside Colonial Charms Golf Cruise (Oct 2018)

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Hawaiian Serenade (Dec 2019)

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Senior Waiter Ramazon
He took care of our carry-ons when we boarded so we could meet friends in NYC

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Colonial Charms Golf Cruise (Oct 2018)

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Senior waiter Magda. The best!

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There is Always a Selection of Fine Wines at No Charge
Wairau River Became Our Favorite

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Head waiter preparing a Caesar salad
The Video is available in Cruise Videos "On the Ship"

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Pasta

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Steak Tartar

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Shrimp Cocktail

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Cookie plate desserts

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Desert

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Pumkin pie ala mode

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Canoli

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A "Deconstructed" Cannoli

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A Deconstructed Cannoli is cannoli filling laced with bits of cannoli crust



Prego
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Ready to Cha Cha Cha after dinner at Prego Italian

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Prego Italian

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Carpacio when served

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Carpacio after the waiter adds his touch

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Mushroom soup in a bread bowl. So yummy!

Umi Uma (Formerly Silk Road)
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Umi Uma by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

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Soup at Umi Uma

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The Vintage Room
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The Vintage Room A Unique Concept In Wining and Dining

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The Vintage Room
Chef's dinner with wine pairings is the only venue that costs extra


Symphony Casual Dinning

Lido Buffet
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On Cruise 11 the Lido became The Market Place

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Market Place Buffet Omlet bar at breakfast, carving station at lunch

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Market Place buffet stations

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No long lines with these nice buffet stations

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The Market Place Port side

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Market Place fresh juice bar

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Cruise 6 - Milan spoiled Joan bringing her breakfast from the Lido buffet each morning

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Cruises 4 - Christmas in the Lido

Deck 11 - Trident Grill
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Ricki takes great care of us
We like having a late breakfast at Trident

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Trident Grill serves hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, beer, wine and ice cream

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Cruise 6 - Trident

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The "living Wall" in Trident

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Trident Bar

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Always room for another cup of coffee

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Before Silk! Trident Grill with the ceiling open

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Trident Grill is open all day for beer and wine

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How You Feel when relaxing in Trident, Deck 11



Silk (formerly Trident)
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Cruise 11 Trident became "Silk"

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The "living wall" in Silk dining room

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Silk Port side

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A "living wall" in Silk Port side

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Lunch menu at Silk

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Silk Lounge Starboard side

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A "living wall" in Silk Lounge

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Ricki Senior Bartender
Ricki always remebers us from our first Symphony cruise

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Silk bar

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An afternoon glass of wine at Silk Bar

The Bistro
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The Bistro serves speciality teas, coffee, espresso & wine 9am to 11pm daily

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The Bistro bar has a wide variety of bread, rolls, meats, lox, cheeses, and fruits

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The Bistro bar offers bread, rolls, meats, fish, lox, and cheeses

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The Bistro bar offers a variety of fruits and petit desserts

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Crystal uses Reidel stemware and Julius Meinl cups

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The Bistro at Christmas

Scoops Ice Cream Bar
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Serving Ben & Jerry's 10 to 10

The Grand Buffet
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Crystal's amazing chefs show of their culinary expertise
Here hard boiled eggs are transformed into tiny penguins

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Desert station at the Grand Buffet

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The Grand Buffet

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The Grand Buffet

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The Grand Gala Buffet in Crystal Cove

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The wait staff

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Executive Chef Manfred Schaller and his galley staff

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Shrimp, crab and lobster

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Fruits

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Oh. It's the hard-boiled-egg penquins again. We saw these last cruise and Charlie made them for a neighborhood event

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Who wanted to know if the food was good?

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Presentation, presentation, presentation!

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Crystal's 20th anniversary buffet luncheon

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Just look at this dessert

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The wait staff. Our dinning room waiter, Daniel, is at the extreme right

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The chefs featuring head chef Marcus Nufer (center)

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The pasta bar

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The cheese sommelier

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Crystal logo in ice

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Anniversary ice sculpture

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Angel fish ice sculpture

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Love these 'penguin" hardboiled eggs



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Crystal Cove
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Crystal Cove is located adjacent to Crystal Plaza

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The 'Crystal Piano" in the lounge on Crystal Cove

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Crystal Cove

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Crystal Cove is our favorite place for Happy Hour cocktails

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Crystal Cove at Christmas

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Happy Hour cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Never an extra charge on Crystal Cruises

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Fancy hors d'oeuvres. Pate on the left and a tartar slider shaped like a little island

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Crystal Cove is a great place to relax any time of the day

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Even an afternoon Marguarita

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Grand Buffet seating in Crystal Cove
The dinning room is also open for seating

Starlite Club
Lounge, Dancing, and Entertainment
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Starlite lounge

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Starlite dance floor

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Starlite decorated for Halloween

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The Starlite Ballroom. We will spend a lot of time here

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The Starlite's circular bar is open and ready

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Afternoon dance class is in the Starlite

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The Starlite is a great place to finish your night-cap

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The Starlite is home to games, presentations and social events. Here Alissa Gustafsson emcees Captain Egil Giske's Welcome Reception

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Cruise #3, Cruise Director Paul McFarland

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Cruise #3, Captain Egil Giske

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Cruise #2, Cruise Director, Scott Peterson

The Avenue Saloon
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The Avenue Saloon

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Carl Wishneusky entertains in the Avenue Saloon, Cruise #11

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Carl Wishneusky on accordian

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Marcie Castro on Piano, Cruise #6

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Marcie Castro

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

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Jazz Dagen with Danny on drums, Pete on clarinet and Mark at the piano, Cruise #3

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Jazz Dagen's music was super fantastic. Here Pete plays one of his saxaphones

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Martin Orbidans entertained nightly at the Avenue Saloon, Cruise #2

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The Avenue Saloon waitress Camilla

Connoisseur Club
Cigars, Cognacs, Single Malt Whiskies and Fine Liquors
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Connoisseur Club. A comfortable and elegant gentleman's smoking club

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Connoisseur Club. Relax and enjoy from a collection of cigars, cognacs, wines and single malt whiskies

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The Cigar Lounge

Palm Court
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Palm Court

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Palm Court offers a beautiful room with a view over the bow

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Palm Court dance floor

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Palm Court is directly above the bridge. What a view

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Palm Court bar area

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The bar in Palm Court

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Palm Court offers Starboard and Port views

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How "Palm Court" got its name

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Afternoon tea buffet of lite bites in Palm Court

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Afternoon tea buffet of lite bites in Palm Court

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Afternoon tea in Palm Court

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Afternoon tea in the Palm Court pays tribute to Mozart. Here he is in chocolate"

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A lavish display of pastries and confectionary treats

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Period costumes for the lovely waitresses

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Period costumes for the waiters

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Lovely Kamilla (left) served us in Palm Court for afternoon tea and pre dinner cocktails
Thank You Kamilla

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Crystal String Quartet (left to right) Anna, Joanna, Renata and Martyna


Activities

Galaxy Therater
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Galaxy Theater

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Galaxy at Showtime

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Cocktails in the Galaxy before performances

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Cocktails in the Galaxy Theater

Avenue of the Stars
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Deck 6 is home to three shops
Apropos, Crystal Collections and Facets

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Judith Lieber purses for sale in Apropos

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Chamber music every afternoon with these pretty musicians

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Avenue of the Stars at Christmas

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Avenue of the Stars at Christmas

360° Promenade Deck 7
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Crystal ships still have a 360° promenade deck - Deck 7

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Crew's Pool in the Bow on Deck 7

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Life preserver

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Extra life jackets

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Life rafts?

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How those little pods inflate into man-size life rafts

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Life boats

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Promenade deck workout

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Promenade deck workout

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Promenade deck workout but what is it?

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The crew's outdoor lounge on deck 5

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Looking aft from Deck 6

Seahorse Pool
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Pool Deck #11

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A quiet day around the pool

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Crystal Sextet entertains at the pool each afternoon

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Enjoying the jacuzzi

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Deck 11 at night

Golf
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Golf driving nets left and right on Deck 12

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Private lessons with Karen Kneissler on Deck 12

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Lessons at the golf nets

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Putting green on Deck 12

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Looking Forward on Deck 12

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Looking Aft on Deck 12

Tennis
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Paddle Tennis Court on Deck 12

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Padddle Tennis Court on Deck 12

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Deck 12 Paddle Tennis

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Deck 12 Paddle Tennis

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The View From Deck 12

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See where you're headed

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See where you've been

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Play "Titanic" star

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Get a new hair do

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Watch paddle tennis, walk or jog on Deck 12

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Check out the pool deck

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Look for a familiar face

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The view from Deck 12 while in port

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The retractible roof over the Silk Restaurant

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The Skylights Over Palm Court

Crossing The Equator by Sea
A Centuries-old Ceremony, King Neptune himself transforms pollywogs into bona fide shellbacks
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Crossing the Equator is a BIG Deal
All "polywogs" must appear in the court of King Neptune

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The "polywogs" are marched into King Neptune's court


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The "polywog's" fate awaits

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The "polywogs" are sentenced for rediculous crimes and doused with 'slim"

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That's me in the T-shirt

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Sentenced, slimmed and thrown overboard (the pool)

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I have been initiated into the 'Order of Shellbacks"

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Eric and Andre celebrate their initiation into the 'Order of Shellbacks"

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Jeff and Joette take advantage of the music

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I think the pool suffered the most damage

Crew's "Tug-of-War"
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Hundreds gathered for the Crew's Tug-of-War

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Cruise Director, Paul McFarland, moderates the event

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The Engine Room Crew

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The Deck Crew

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The Entertainers (guys of the Crystal Singers and Dancers)

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The Cheerleaders (girls of the Crystal Singers and Dancers)

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Paul gets some help with the judging

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Engine Room vs Maintenance

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The deck crew is challenged but win

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The Entertainers are challenged but win

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The Semi-finals

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The Finals

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The Entertainers finish in second place

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The Cheerleaders are disappointed


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Cruise 1 - Serenity (Nov 2009)
Dance Cruise Lisbon to Miami
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Meet Joan and Charlie from Arizona

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Meet Andre and Nancy from California

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Meet Jerry and Marcia from Tennessee

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Dinning Room
We had a fun group at our table


Cruise 2 - Symphony (Sept 2010)
North Atlantic Cruise - Dover to New York
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Our table mates for this cruise are (from lrft) Tom, Ann, Joan, Me, Arty and Julie

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Comedian, Tom Sutton, joins us for dinner

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Happy Birthday Charlie!
A special desert for my 70th birthday

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My Birthday Breakfast, the 1st course (CCW from center)
Doughnut, Bagel with lox and cream cheese, strawberries and whipped cream in a cone, blueberries with sugared flakes

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My Birthday Breakfast, the 2nd course
Caviar, sour cream and chives paired with cream spinach (top), Monte Cristo sandwich, steak and truffle omlet

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These gentlemen saved us seats every night at the Galaxy shows. This formal night they wore matching bow ties

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Our new friends, Charles and Leonard, join us for an evening of fun at the disco, Luxe

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This fun group including lecturer Kevin Carlisle (white glasses) gathered in the Avenue Saloon every night before dinner

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Joan and I with singer

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One of the entertainers (blue dress) joins the fun at Luxe

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Dr. Craig Suiter, opthomologist from Scottsdale

Cruise 3 - Symphony (Mar 2012)
Glen Miller Dance Cruise - Miami to Lisbon
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The first formal night

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The second formal nigh

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At our table (standing) Tom & Nancy, (seated) Yona, David & Joan

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Erik and Andreas (right) compete professionally in the waltz. Here they are joined by friends and ballroom dancer Patricia (gold dress)

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Our friend Catherine, a terrific singer and dancer

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Father Mike Jones and Joan in the Avenue Saloon

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The Cruise Critic Meet & Greet in Palm Court

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Joan meets Cruise Critic friend John

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Our new friend Sherrie from Isreal

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Joan and the two Margarets

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Me, Sherrie, Nancy & Mike (left to right) dance the waltz in That's Ballroom.
With Professionals Elena, Adam, Aleksandr and Patricia respectively

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Meet Smooch (left), as nice as she is pretty. And that's her real name, too

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Smooch (red dress) organized a get-together dinner at Kauis for this group
We were all staying in Lisbon after the cruise


Cruise 4 - Serenity (Dec 2012)
Artie Shaw Dance Cruise - Barcelona to Miami
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Hi from Joan & Charlie

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Here we are with our dinning companions Fay & Norman and Ann & Don (seated)

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Hi from Fay & Norman

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Hi from Ann & Don

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Ann celebrates a birthday.
Best wishes from the Head Waiter (left), Wait Staff and Sommelier (right side)

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A birthday kiss!

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Happy Birthday Ann

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Maya, Our Head Waiter, and the best by a wide margin

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Oscar, Assistant Waiter

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Dinner at Prego with Derek & Janet, from England

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Leonard & Charles with Joan.
This is our 2nd cruise meeting Leonard & Charles

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Charles and Joan in St. Martin

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Mike & Mary. Mary is from Scottsdale, AZ

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Cynthia W. and her mom. Cynthia is a lovely dancer

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Meet Betty. Betty sat next to Joan on the plane from Newark to Barcelona


Cruise 5 - Serenity (Dec 2013)
Tommy Dorsey Dance Cruise Barcelona to Miami
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Joan and Charlie

Social
Dining with Judy and Larry

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Dinning with Caroline and Dick

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Charlie, Betty, Ernesto, Joan and Bryan

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Cocktails with a couple from France

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Vallerie, Betty, Will and Joan

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Charlie & Joan with Maria, her friend, Bryan and Betty

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Joan and Vallerie

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Maria and Joan

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Maria and Joan in Palm Court

Dancing
Joan and Liane with Dance Hosts John and Rick

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Betty and Will

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Mark and Deborah

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Tom and Brenda

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Jim and Pat

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Joan and Charlie

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Dopplegangers Stephen Dolye (Crystal Singers and Dancers) and Will Nestler (Tommy Dorsey Band)

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Joan and Entertainer after the iLuminare show

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Entertainer Umi Garrett
This 13 year old celebrity pianist has spellbound audiences throughout the World since the age of 8

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Umi Garrett with Cruise Director Gary Hunter

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Joan and Charlie

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Joan and Charlie

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Joan and Charlie

Cruise 6 - Symphony (Nov 2014)
San Diego, Hawaii & New Zealand
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Charlie and Joan, First Formal Night
The bow tie is adorned with martinis

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Table Mates Neville and Maggie, First Formal Night

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Table Mates Wayne and Lee, First Formal Night

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Neville and Maggie, Second Formal Night

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Wayne and Lee, Second Formal Night

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Charlie and Joan, Second Formal Night

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Selecting a fine wine

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A pre-dinner cocktail in Palm Court

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Having fun on Halloween night

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Bruce Johnson plays the Crystal Piano

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Members of the Galaxy Orchestra entertain in the Crystal Lounge

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Magician, Jason England, provides some impromptu magic in Crystal Cove

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Our favorite mixologist, Edwin, who served us until midnight

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We first met Eric and Andrea on Cruise #3

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George & Petra
Ballroom dance instructors

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Marcie Castro Entertained Nightly In The Avenus Saloon

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Marcie Castro

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Marcie Castro's Purple Hat

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Marcie Castro and Joan

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Marcie Castro Fans

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Our Third Cruise Meeting Charles and Leonard

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Joan and Joette

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Eric and Andre at the Marcie Castro Show (Avenue Saloon)

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

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Marcie Castro's Show "packed" the Avenue Saloon Every Night

Cruise 7 & 8 - Serenity (Nov 2015) Marseille to Lisbon
Jazz Band Nikki Perrot Does Big Band
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Charlie and Joan, Formal Night
The bow tie print is martinis

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Joanne and Doug - Canada

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Barry and Hope's friends, the Greenbergs, from Dubai

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Friends Jen and William from Singapore

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Dinner at 'Tastes' with Jen and William

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A photo-op with professional dancers Curtis (left), Beverly, Yourie and Natalie (right)

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Happy Birthday Jen

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Amigos

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Friends Gale and Betty

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Friends Betty, Vallerie and Gale

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Friend Betty

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Our shy UK friend Vallerie

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Our shy UK friend Vallerie

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Vallerie and Jen

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Our dance partners at 1:00 A.M.

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The 'gang' that closed Crystal Cove each night. Hey! Where's Jen and William?

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Cruise 9 - Symphony (Oct 2016)
Tommy Dorsey Big Band Cruise - Lisbon to Miami
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Charlie & Joan

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Gerry & Janet - Tallahassee, FL

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This lovely couple joined us on formal night since we had two extra seats

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Teo is the bartender at the Avenue Saloon and author of Cruising Through Life. Joan has known Teo since her days sailing with Silver Seas. And NO, she wasn't mentioned in the book!

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Dance instructors Dmitri & Andrea

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Dance instructors Leighton & Jo

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Dance professionals and hosts Dora (left), Christopher, Katalin & Andras

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Dance Instructor Andrea

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Andrea & lucky Me

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Tommy Dorsey Band leader Terry and wife Linda

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Just Engaged! Our friends Will & Michelle, trombonist and singer respectively, for the Tommy Dorsey Band

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Our new friend Mary from London with dance instructor Leighton

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Mary "hams" it up with dance host Allen

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Allen and one of many lovely dancers on this cruise

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Charlie & Joan on formal night

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Charlie & Joan on formal night

Cruise 10 - Serenity (Apr 2017) - Miami to Los Angelos
Panama Canal with Tommy Dorsey
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Crystal Cove Happy Hour

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Our table

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Kim, friend and host at happy hour in Crystal Cove

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Gi Gi with Singer Michelle Amato and Trombonist Will Nester

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Jim and Rob join us at happy hour in Crystal Cove

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Formal Night

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Joan and Linda

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Valerie and Host

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Nancy and Hubby

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Donna and Mike

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Linda and Mike

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Dr & Mrs Robinson from Honolulu

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Tommy Dorsey Singers Michelle Amato and Brian Anthony

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Joan, Kim and Vallerie in the Avenue Saloon for a Night Cap

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The Liar's Club Starring Rabbi Hershman, Golf Pro Shannon Kneisler and Ventriloquist Mark Merchant

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I won This Hat

Cruise 11 - Symphony (Oct 2018)
Colonial Charms Golf
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Formal night

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On the Lido deck

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Another Formal night

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With Beverly Durand, Dance Instructor

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Halloween decorations

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Joan with Curtis Collins, Dance Instructor

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Curtis and Guest

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Patricia

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DJ Dayna

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DJ Dayna

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Beverly and Guest

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Patricia and Cruise Director

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Gemma of The Crystal Singers & Dancers

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"White Night" on the Symphony

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Our friends from Mexico City (forground) in the Avenue

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The "regular crowd" at the Avenue

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The "regular crowd" at the Avenue

Cruise 12 - Symphony (Dec 2019)
Hawaiian Serenade
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Great way to start our Holiday Cruise
Dinner the night before with our good friends Charles and Leonard
at Symphony Tower in San Diego

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Club Corp's Symphony Towers

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First night's dinner on the Symphony

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Captain's Welcome Aboard formal night

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The lovely Luca and Georgina of the Crystal Latin Dance Quartet.
See their videos

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Friends Charles and Leonard

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Coctails

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Steak Tartar appetizers

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First Formal Night

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Celebrating formal night on Christmas

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Celebrating Crystal's "White Night"

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"White Night"

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"White Night"

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"White Night"

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"White Night"

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Charles and Joan

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Decorated for New Year's Celebration

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Decorated for New Year's Celebration

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New Year's Countdown

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New Year's Countdown

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Happy New Year

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Happy New Year

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New friends David and Lilly at the Captain's Farewell formal night

Dance & Music

Cruise 1 - Serenity (Nov 2009)
Dance Cruise Lisbon to Miami
Dancing
Joan with dancer Junior Cervila
Junior is a champion Argintine Tango dancer

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Charlie with dancer Beverly Durand
Beverly is a professional ballroom dancer

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Joan with dancer Curtis Collins
Curtis is a professional ballroom dancer

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Starlight Ballroom
You could find us dancing here every night

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Everyone always had a great time.
Check out our videos!

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It was fun to practice the steps/moves we learned in the dance classes

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This night we were joined by Andre and Nancy

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The band was great. They played everything; Waltz, Fox Trot, Mambo, Samba, Cha Cha, Hustle - the list went on and on

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Junior Cervila joins the six hosts to dance with some of the single ladies

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Argentine Tango private lessons
Junior and Beverly demonstrate a step for us. See their Tango video

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The Crystal Sextet
The Dance Showcase where guests perform with their partners or instructor

Dancing
Dance Showcase
Tango with Junior Cervila

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Dance Showcase
Waltz with Natalie Mavor

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Dance Showcase
Jive with Curtis Collins

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Dance Showcase
Samba, Bob with Beverly Durand

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Dance Showcase
American Tango with Curtis Collins

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Dance Showcase
Hustle with Joan and Charlie

Dancing
Joan & I were the only guests who did not perform with a pro!

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The Showcase Finale
The four professional dancers perform

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You've probably seen this stunt on Dancing with the Stars

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Don't miss watching the Dance Videos!

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Joan and Junior ham it up

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Beverly Durand (left), Junior Cervila, Curtis Collins & Natalie Mavor.
A photoshop trick put me in the middle!


Cruise 2 - Symphony (Sept 2010)
North Atlantic Cruise - Dover to New York
Dancing
The Crystal Sextet plays ballroom music nightly in the Starlight

Dancing
Joan dances with Norman

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Joan and Norman. Is this Dancing With the Stars?

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Couples dancing in the Starlight Club

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Ambassador Host, Jim (center) dances with a guest. Hosts Jim, Wayne and Rob were among the hosts on our last cruise

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Mark Sasnovski and Lisl Jooste, Latin Dance Champions, were our instructors for the daily dance classes

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Couples dancing in Palm Court

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Palm Court has two dance floors

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Dancing after hours at the Disco, Luxe

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Partying at the Disco, Luxe

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Partying at the Disco, Luxe

Cruise 3 - Symphony (Mar 2012)
Glen Miller Dance Cruise - Miami to Lisbon
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Glen Miller Orchestra
Every night we could dance to the Big Band sounds of Glen Miller in the Starlight Ballroom

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Carol sang with the orchestra for our dancing pleasure

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There was a lot of dancing on this cruise

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We were always ready to dance

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Troy and Barbara
Honeymooners but they have have been a professional dancing couple for ten years. Troy runs a dance studio

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Bob and Smooch
Bob has been on our other three cruises. He found a lovely dancing partner with Smooch. Yes, that's her real name

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Elena and Aleksandr Belousov taught the morning dance class. They became a dance couple nine years ago and married in 2009. They appeared in TV's Dancing with the Stars in the Ukraine

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Patricia Kent and Adam Kent taught the afternoon dance class. They are a sibling dance team and have appeared on Broadway and in Las Vegas

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There were 125 people attending the first days of the dance classes

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Joan parctices her dance steps with the two Margarets

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Charlie reviews the tango routine with Margaret

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Charlie reviews the tango routine with the other Margaret

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A pose with our professional ballroom dancers Elena and Aleksandr

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Joan dances with Aleksandr

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Elena finds a partner

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Our professional ballroom dancers Patricia and Adam

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Charlie dances with Patricia Kent

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Joan poses with Patricia

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The Crystal Sextet played in Palm Court when the orchestra was playing in the Starlight Ballroom

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We liked the Latin variety played by the Sextet in Palm Court

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When the music stops in Palm Court, where can I go to get another drink?

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After hours we headed for the disco, Luxe

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The disco dance floor was tiny

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Everyone could party at the disco

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Some nights Luxe was quite crowded

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Karaoke night at Luxe was popular. Catherine and Marty sing a duet

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Another singer joins in

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Not bad for age 72

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No singing for Charlie but he is joined on the dance floor by the Glen Miller Orchestra singer, Carol

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Say Good Night Chuck. It's 3 AM and the clock goes ahead another hour tonight

Cruise 4 - Serenity (Dec 2012)
Artie Shaw Dance Cruise - Barcelona to Miami
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The Artie Shaw Orchestra performed nightly in Palm Court or here in Crystal Cove

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The Artie Shaw Orchestra in Crystal Cove

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The Artie Shaw Orchestra jazz night in Crystal Cove

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The Crystal Sextet performed nightly in The Galaxy for ballroom dancing

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The lovely Bellisimo Strings performed chamber music daily at Afternoon Tea and early evening in Crystal Cove

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Dance lessons every morning and afternoon by our talented ballroom professionals

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Dancing to Artie Shaw at Happy Hour in Crystal Cove

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There was always an audience on the balcony

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The Dance Showcase
Couple Mike and Mary perform a Waltz in this popular event

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The Dance Showcase
Cha-Cha-Cha by guests Andy & Shelly

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The Dance Showcase
Merengue by guests Gilberto & Phyllis

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The Dance Showcase
Bolero by guests Dennis & Yoko

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The Dance Showcase
Swing by guests Charlie & Joan

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The Dance Showcase
Argentine Tango by guest Trudy-Joy with Curtis Collins

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The Dance Showcase
Quick Step by guest Claudette with Curtis Collins

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The Dance Showcase
Waltz by guest Valerie with Curtis

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The Dance Showcase
Rumba by guest Bob with Natalie Mavor

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The Dance Showcase
American Tango by guest Bob with Beverly Durand

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The Dance Showcase
The Hustle by guest Bryan with Beverly Durand

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The Dance Showcase
Waltz by guest Mama with Rudy Hernandez

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The Dance Showcase
Foxtrot by sisters Sherry & Marcie with Curtis Collins & Rudy Hernandez

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Ambassador Host and new friend, Ron

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Rudy, Vallerie, Joan & Charlie

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Rudy, Vallerie & Joan

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Trudi-Joy, Bob & Beverly

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Beverly strikes a Tango pose with Bob

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We definitely enjoy our dancing cruises

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The Ambassador Hosts. The single ladies keep them very busy on the dance floor

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Check out the great videos from this cruise

Cruise 5 - Serenity (Dec 2013)
Tommy Dorsey Dance Cruise Barcelona to Miami
Dancing
A formal night

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Dancing in Palm Court

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Joan and Charlie

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Betty and Ernesto

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Betty and Tom

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Liane and Dance Host Joe

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Liane and Dance Host Emery

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Liane and Dance Host Constantino

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Elizabeth and Tom

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Cynthia and Dance Host Joe

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Cynthia and Dance Host Emery

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Nelson and his wife

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Joan and Dance Host Joe

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Joan and Dance Host Sam

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The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.
The best of the four Big Bands we've had

Dancing
Under the direction of Terry Myers

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Featuring vocalist Bryan Anthony

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Bass trombone, Will Nestler

Dancing
We wanted to adopt Will

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Back stage jam session with the rythem section.
See the video

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After hours in the disco, Pulse

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After hours in the disco, Pulse

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After hours in the disco, Pulse

Cruise 6 - Symphony (Nov 2014)
San Diego, Hawaii & New Zealand
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Members of the Galaxy Orchestra entertain in Crystal Cove

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George & Petra
Ballroom dance instructors

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Dance class was a great social event

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Joan and dance host, Jeff Morris while hosts Norman and Steve take a break

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Joan with dance host Steve Ong

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Marcie Castro Entertains In The Avenue Saloon

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Marcie Castro

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The Marcie Castro Show Got Everyone Dancing

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The Marcie Castro Show Got Everyone Dancing

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The Marcie Castro Show Got Everyone Dancing

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The Marcie Castro Show Got Everyone Dancing

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The Marcie Castro Show Got Everyone Dancing

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The Marcie Castro Show Invited "Singing" Guests

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The Marcie Castro Show Attracted Every Entertainer On Board

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The Marcie Castro Show Attracted Every Entertainer On Board

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The Marcie Castro Show Attracted Every Entertainer On Board

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The Marcie Castro Show Attracted Every Entertainer On Board

Cruise 7 & 8 - Serenity (Nov 2015) Marseille to Lisbon
Jazz Band Nikki Perrot Does Big Band
Dancing
Charlie & Joan

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Jen, William, Joan & Charlie

Dancing
The Lovely, Talented Beverly Durand - Dancer & Instructor

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Jen & William

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Jen and Curtis Collins - Dancer & Instructor

Dancing
Stardust Club, Nikki Parrott and her Atlantic Big Band

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Stardust Club, Nikki Parrott and her Atlantic Big Band

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Stardust Club

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Stardust Club, Crystal Sextet

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Stardust Club, Crystal Sextet

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Crystal Cove with Nikki Parrott

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Crystal Cove with Nikki Parrott

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Joan & Ricky - Ambassador Host

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Palm Court

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Palm Court

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Palm Court, Beverly & William

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Palm Court, Cynthia & Ping - Ambassador Host

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Cynthia & Curtis (left), Mamma & Rick - Ambassador Host

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Palm Court

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Palm Court

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Palm Court, Jen & William

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Palm Court, Jen & William

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Palm Court, Jen & William

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Hisako & Constatino - Ambassadore Host

Dancing
Charlie & Joan

Cruise 9 - Symphony (Oct 2016)
Tommy Dorsey Big Band Cruise - Lisbon to Miami
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The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

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Dancing to Tommy Dorsey in the Starlight Loung

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Dancing to the Crystal Sextet in the Starlight Lounge

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David & Cynthia (center) - Pat & Jim (right)

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Mary (center)

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Charlie and Professional Dancer Andrea

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Dance instructors Dmitri & Andrea

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Dance instructors Leighton & Jo

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Professionals Dora (left), Christopher, Katalin & Andras

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Lessons with Leighton & Jo

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Cruise 10 - Serenity (Apr 2017) - Miami to Los Angelos
Panama Canal with Tommy Dorsey
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Violinist Irina Guskova

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The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in Palm Court

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Michele Amato (singer), Terry (white jacket) leader of the Tommy Dorsey Band

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Nicola Ward and the Crystal Orchestra play Crystal Cove

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Nicola Ward in the Starlight Club

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Crystal Quartet plays Crystal Cove

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Crystal Quartet plays poolside

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Michele Amato late night entertainment at Crystal Cove

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Crystal Cove Happy Hour with Richard Pucci at the Crystal Piano and Irina Guskova on violin

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Dan Hodge at the Piano, Avenue Saloon

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Gigi (left) and Kim (right) dance with ambassadore hosts in Crystal Cove

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The Crystal Singers and Dancers join the Sock-Hop in Crystal Cove

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Formal night in Palm Court

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Dancing in the Starlight Club

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Dance Instructor Beverly Durand

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Dance lessons with Beverly Durand

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Dance lessons with Natalie Miles (mic in hand) and Youri

Dancing

Cruise 11 Colonial Charms Golf - Symphony (Oct 2018)
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Dancing in the Starlight Club

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Halloween Dance Party

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Beverly and Superwoman (the Pilates Instructor)

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The Crystal Singers & Dancers in costume

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Jump & Swing-A-Mania
Crystal Show Band with Crystal Singers & Dancers

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Crystal Show Band and Melissa Maugran

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Crystal Show Band and Melissa Maugran

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Crystal Show Band and Melissa Maugran

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Helen Kovalenko

Cruise 12 "Hawaiian Serenade" - Symphony (Dec 2019)
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The lovely Helen Kovalenko

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Crystal Quartet

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Alice and the Crystal Quartet

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Helen Kovalenko on "White Night"

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Dance floor on "White Night"

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Mike and Rhoda dance during "White Night"

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New Year's Eve

Ocean Moods

Cruise 1 - Serenity (Nov 2009)
Dance Cruise Lisbon to Miami
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The Stormy Atlantic

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We had 20 foot waves for the first three days at sea

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Fighting the rough seas, we were not able to make the Azores

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Christopher Columbus must have been a lucky guy. I think these waves could have crushed the Santa Maria

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Hitting a big Wave
Some waves splashed all the way up to our balcony (8th deck, midship)

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After 3 days the ocean calmed a little

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Ocean waves are caused by the wind!

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Each day got clearer and calmer

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Soon there was no pitching and rolling

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One day there were no waves

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Time at sea, 8 days

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Every night there was a beautiful sunset

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So many different colors

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Pink clouds, reminds me of Arizona

Cruise 2 - Symphony (Sept 2010) North Atlantic Cruise
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The Milwaukee Depth" is 30,240 feet deep, the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean

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Cruising Prince Christian Sound, off the southeast tip of Greenland

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Greenland produces so many icebergs that navigation is tricky even during the summer

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A distant iceberg

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Cruise 4 - Serenity (Dec 2012)
Artie Shaw Dance Cruise - Barcelona to Miami
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A foggy morning

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Sunrise on the Atlantic

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Sunrise on the Atlantic

Cruise 5 - Serenity (Dec 2013) Barcelona to Miami
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The Mediterranian

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The Mediterranian

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The Atlantic

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Cruise 6 - Symphony (Nov 2014) Hawaii & New Zealand
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The Pacific Ocean

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1,000 Miles From Land In Any Direction

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Cruise 7 & 8 - Serenity (Nov 2015) Marseille to Lisbon
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Ocean Trivia: The Atlantic measures 8,000 miles north to south and averages 18,900 feet deep

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Rough seas

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Calm seas

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The Mediterranian

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Sunrise

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Sunset

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Cruise 10 - Serenity (Apr 2017) - Miami to Los Angelos
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The Serenity passes the Symphony in the Pacific, Apr 2017

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Passing the Symphony

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Passing the Symphony

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Passing the Symphony

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Pacific Apr 2017

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Cruise 11 - Symphony (Oct 2018)
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The Atlantic. First day at sea out of New York

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Cuba

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Sailing through the Bermuda Triangle

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Sailing out of the Bermuda Triangle

Rescuing a Sail Boat | Serenity (Nov 2009)
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The calm Atlantic has stranded a sail boat with 6 sailors on their way to Nassau

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With no wind for their sails, they were running out of fuel

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The Serenity comes to the rescue

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Rocking on the ocean swells, the captain of the small craft feared his mast would be damaged if it hit our ship

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The Serenity launches a rescue craft

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The rescue boat heads out with fuel and food for the sailors

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Handing off the supplies

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Hope they made it to Nassau

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