July 16, 2014

Leaving Mykonos, Greece. October, 2011

We’re so spoiled. Ever since our first cruise on Windstar, we’ve become accustomed to the line’s smaller ships (149 or 312 guests), bright white sails above. So when we pass in our travels those huge boats with thousands of passengers, we shudder. We think of waiting in line to eat, to get on the shuttle boats to shore, to just about everything. OK, so we don’t get lounge magicians, putting greens and rock-climbing walls. That’s fine with us, too.

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  1. I just read damning reviews of the maiden voyage of "Mein Schiff 3" to Mallorca. Under the headline "A Diamond That Needs Polishing," one Austrian reviewer lamented that there are no minibars in the cabins any more, due to an environmental move to cut down on plastic bottles. "No cola, no little whisky bottles, not even sparkling mineral water!" he moaned. He said his only alternative was to drink water out of the Nespresso coffee machine (filled that morning by the steward) or to go down the corridor to "a bizarre American-style public water fountain crawling with germs!" He didn't mention if there was a line for the water fountain ... but I'll bet there was.