Thursday, January 15, 2009

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"Explorer of the seas": The New Titanic?

"Explorer of The Seas ". There's never been a ship like this. Enjoy never-seen- before cruise features like a skating rink, a rock-climbing wall, a street fair - and more. There was only one way to accommodate all of these innovative ideas. We built a bigger ship. The 142,000- ton, 3,114-guest Explorer boasts the highest space-per-guest ratio in the cruise market - and includes enhanced staterooms, expanded dining options and exceptional recreational facilities.
"explorer of the Seas: The New Titanic"
Let’s hope it will have a longer life....

Ship Highlights:

Main Dining Room - The world-class food and decor in the main dining rooms makes them the perfect choice for groups both large and small! From heavenly appetizers and entr�es to delectable desserts, this is fine dining that everyone can enjoy. And you'll also enjoy an extra special treat when our staff performs parades in the main dining room!

Portofino Restaurant - From the first bite of the antipasto to the last spoonful of tiramisu, dining in the elegant atmosphere of Portofino is an evening to remember. Sample some of our chef's new creations or have one of your favorites prepared the classic way. Either way, you won't be disappointed.

Windjammer Cafe - The Windjammer Cafe is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before hitting the pool or enjoy a casual dinner to top off a day of adventure. Open almost around the clock, it offers great food, spectacular views and an attentive wait staff, all in a casual atmosphere.

Johnny Rockets Restaurant - Get the family together for good old-fashioned burgers and fries. The Johnny Rockets restaurant you'll find onboard is everything you'd expect from the shoreside restaurant - authentic 1950s decor, a menu filled with all-American favorites and, of course, friendly service. Johnny Rockets is a great casual dining alternative that everyone in the family will enjoy.

Weekend Warrior Sports Bar - You don't have to miss the big game just because you're at sea. Enjoy a beer and watch your favorite team at our fun sports bars. It's just like your favorite sports bar at home - only it's at sea.

Champagne Bar - Make a toast to your vacation in one of our Champagne Bars, the perfect place to raise a glass in honor of your cruise adventure. Celebrate your first night onboard, a new stamp in your passport or simply the fact that you're at sea. This quiet and elegant bar offers many different sparkling wines, champagnes, and an assortment of canap�s for you to enjoy.

Schooner Bar - There's nothing quite like relaxing in a nautical-themed bar when you're at sea, especially if you're in the Schooner Bar, a Royal Caribbean signature bar and guest favorite. In the evening, you may find a crowd gathered around the piano singing along with any one of the talented piano players featured.
Virtual Submarine Room

Concierge Club


Arcade Room

Internet Cafe

Sport Deck - A full-size basketball court at sea? We say, why not? So we put them on our Freedom and Voyager class ships - just don't let the ball go out of bounds. Equipment is available on our Sports Decks and all ages are welcome.

Inline Track

Mini Golf

Fitness Center

Rock Climbing Wall: Royal Caribbean cruise ships are the only ones in the world to offer rock-climbing walls. Whether it's your first time on a rock wall or if you're a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience. Royal Caribbean will provide all of the equipment, including shoes, helmets and harnesses. All you need to do is bring a pair of socks and, of course, your sense of adventure.

Royal Promenade - Cruising's first horizontal atrium, is two football fields in length and four decks high. With a wide selection of shops, restaurants and entertainment the Royal Promenade will be the place to be.

Skating Rink: Take a shot at a double axle in the only ice skating rink at sea. Or, once the rink is converted to a stage, settle in for an unforgettable show in the same unique area.

Ship Facts:

Passenger Capacity: 3,114
Gross Tonnage: 138,000
Length: 1020'
Beam: 157.5'
Draft: 29'
Cruising Speed: 23.7 knots

10 habits of a loving couple!

1. Say "I Love You" at least once a day. Your partner does need to hear the words.

2. Kiss good-bye & hello. Throw in a hug while you're at it.

3. "Date" your partner for the rest of your lives. Treat your partner even better than when you were dating... Remember that you are sweethearts:open her doorstraighten his tiehold out her chairhold hands when you're walking together

4. Don't sweat the small stuff. You can let his/her bad habits bother you to distraction. .. or you can accept them, and work around them. Does she leave the cap off the toothpaste? Buy separate tubes... Does he leave clothes laying around? Ignore them, or pick them up, remembering just how much he does for you in other ways. Or, make it easier for your partner to satisfy you... buy several clothes hampers and keep them handy.

5. Concentrate on the positive. Instead of thinking about the ways that s/he lets you down, think of all the positive things about your partner that drew you to them in the first place.

6. Take a breather when you're mad. Don't try to talk when either of you are angry. Take a few minutes to walk around the block, lay down, just get away from each other so you can regroup. A short break will allow you both to stay on track and discuss what's bothering you instead of accidentally making personal insults that you will regret later.

7. Don't use your partner's secrets or weaknesses against them... ever! What may seem insignificant, trivial, or cute to you may be serious to your partner. Recognize what is important to your partner, and don't discuss it with your friends, mother, his family, anyone! And certainly don't throw the words back at them in an argument. A loving relationship is one of the most intimate and trusting that anyone can have.

8. Think about your partner first. If both of you do this, then you can't help but win! Say "yes" to your partner as often as possible... go to that sports event with him, get him out on that golf course because he loves golf, make life easier for your partner, and hopefully they will do the same for you!

9. R-E-S-P-E-C- T your partner. Don't badmouth your partner to anyone! When you talk about your partner, let your respect and love shine through.

10. Find a way to regroup together every day. Discover what works well for you both... eat a meal together, meet for happy hour drinks, skip Leno at night and just lay in bed in the dark, take a walk around the block, etc. You can even mix things up and vary your routine. If one of you is traveling, call home at night just to hear their voice. The point is to spend time together daily, just talking or breathing the same air, feeling connected.

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A Mail from a frustrated victim of chain mails!

I wanted to thank all my friends and family who have forwarded chain
Letters to me in 2004 & 2005.

Because of your kindness:

* I stopped drinking Coca Cola after I found out that it's good for
removing toilet stains.

* I stopped going to the movies for fear of sitting on a needle infected
with AIDS.

* I smell like a wet dog since I stopped using deodorants because they
cause cancer.

* I don't leave my car in the parking lot or any other place and sometimes
I even have to walk about 7 blocks for fear that someone will drug me with
a perfume sample and try to rob me.

* I also stopped answering the phone for fear that they may ask me to dial
a stupid number and then I get a phone bill from hell with calls to
Uganda, Singapore and Tokyo.

* I also stopped drinking anything out of a can for fear that I will get
sick from the rat feces and urine.

* When I go to parties, I don't look at any girl, no matter how hot she is,
for fear that she will take me to a hotel, drug me then take my kidneys and
leave me taking a nap in a bathtub full of ice.

* I also donated all my savings to the Amy Bruce account. A sick girl that
was about to die in the hospital about 7,000 times.(Poor girl! she's been 7
since 1993...)

* I went bankrupt from bounced checks that I made expecting the $15,000
that Microsoft and AOL were supposed to send me when I participated in
their special e-mail program would arrive soon.

* My free Nokia phone never arrived and neither did the free passes for a
paid vacation to Disneyland.

* Still open to help some from Bulgaria who wants to use my account to
transfer his uncle property of some hundred millions $.

* Made some Hundred wishes before forwarding those Ganesh Vandana
,Tirupathi Balaji pics etc.. now most of those 'Wishes' are already
married(to someone else)

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