Saturday, October 31, 2009

Travel | World's largest cruise ship sails for US port | Seattle Times Newspaper

Sign of the times – the pre-economic-meltdown times, that is…

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It's five times larger than the Titanic, has seven neighborhoods, an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The world's largest cruise ship is finally finished and Friday it began gliding toward its home port in Florida.

The Oasis of the Seas will meet its first obstacle Saturday when exits the Baltic Sea and must squeeze under the Great Belt Bridge, which is just 1 foot taller than the ship - even after its telescopic smokestacks are lowered.

Travel | World's largest cruise ship sails for US port | Seattle Times Newspaper

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