Royal Caribbean's Most Passionate Cruisers We profile passengers aboard Royal Caribbean, readers' pick for favorite major cruise line. Budget Travel Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010, 12:00 AM The ship docked at King's Wharf, Bermuda. (Emiliano Granado) Budget Travel LLC, 2016


Royal Caribbean's Most Passionate Cruisers

The ship docked at King's Wharf, Bermuda. (Emiliano Granado)
First-time cruisers, the Abarientos family, from Connecticut. (Emiliano Granado)
Officers doing ocean surveillance on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas. (Emiliano Granado)
Fun-loving cousins. (Emiliano Granado)
Taking in the New York skyline, after departure. (Emiliano Granado)
A Brooklyn couple on the sports deck. (Emiliano Granado)
The Good Sports Angelyn, 16; Bret, 23; Leanna, 20; and Ryan Caldwell, 25; of Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Emiliano Granado)
The Newlyweds Wendy Champion, 29, and Vito Ciancia, 31, of North Brunswick, N.J., minutes after their shipboard ceremony. (Emiliano Granado)
The Carousers Matthew Pascarelli, 30, and Lauriel White, 25, of Merrick, N.Y., drinking Lava Flows (a piña colada/strawberry daiquiri combo). (Emiliano Granado)
The Cruiseaholics Melvin, 81, and Betty Luce, 80, of Ridley Park, Pa., at the ship's Schooner Bar. (Emiliano Granado)
The Raucous Retirees Sue, 62 (behind the kissing couple), and Mike Boyd, 61 (showing backside), of Parkersburg, W.Va., with seven fellow recent retirees. (Emiliano Granado)
The Family Affair The Nooitgedagts, of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, on formal night. Top, from left: Heather Zaleski, 27; Hippy Nooitgedagt, 72; Colton Hummer, 15. Center: Pete Nooitgedagt, 39; Gavin Hummer, 9; Nanci Nooitgedagt Hummer, 44. Bottom: Griffin Hummer, 12; Janet Nooitgedagt, 70; Bill Mills, 32. (Emiliano Granado)
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