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The Many Varieties Of Cruise Ship Experience

I was on a shuttle bus in Miami after a cruise and I heard another passenger describing the experience on her cell phone.

The cruise was terrible. The service was dreadful. There was a fire on board. Everyone who ate the lobster bisque got sick.

Which seemed odd because we thought the service was good. One night, a small fire was extinguished but we knew it only because a waiter translated an announcement over the intercom for us. It didn’t even interrupt our dinner. My husband ate the lobster bisque and didn’t get sick.

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