My colleagues know that I am not a ship show enthusiast, but last night’s poles apart performance was better than any show I’ve seen on any ship. It’s called “Illusions.” The photo above is moments after a puff of smoke and an entire helicopter appeared. The old “saw the woman in half” was kind of basic, but then the bottom half of the woman walked around the stage. Nothing I write will begin to illuminate the magic of what happened on that stage last night.
A hint; the doors to the theater open at 10 PM. To get a good seat be at the door at 9:45. There will be a short line. The doors open, and in you go for that good seat, but, what to do for the half hour until Showtime. If you have an eReader, take it with you to pass the time. It works.
Not an illusion in any sense, but strangely mesmerizing to me is what I call the tub dump. The yellow tub fills and then about every minute it dumps!
The whole water area is a kid’s haven. Carnival for years has had a wonderful children’s program but this takes the top award.
Amazingly, kids who hate to take a bath at home can’t be dragged away.
Adults have the spa.
Never mind a Jacuzzi, the effervescent pool works just fine, thank you.
Just think while you are unwinding, others are working hard to generate the power
Want water and some company. Dangle your feet.
Or if you really want to get soaked.
Last night I had dinner in Cucina del Capitano.
This is a lovely restaurant with some great Italian food, plus some of “Grandma’s Recipes.” Our server was from Romania and smiled as she eased me through avoiding garlic (weird allergy). I would pick what I wanted and she’d go to the chef and check. She then would come back with suggestions. Back to the chef. Suggestions narrowing down. Hooray for salmon and buttered pasta.
The Italian wine was in lovely bottles,
I think it’s important to have a fair amount of wine so you’ll be prepared when the staff sings and dances to “That’s Amore.”
But no pictures please.