the sailing date that best suited everyone's schedule was on "the allure of the sea".
i had never "cruised" so i was sure it would be just fine, regardless of its' features;
the whole thing would be such a novelty regardless.
i didn't realize that the family would be seduced by the wiles of the top rated,
newest "megaship" on the seas today.
she certainly is an impressive feat of art, engineering, entertainment, service and snacking...
and that is a lot to tackle for an 18 month old!