Travel

Facts About Cruising

Travelling is a wonderful way of eliminating depression. Many people will get bored and even become sick due to their daily routines. This is a need to have a change or a break from your daily routine. Such a break will make you fun and happy. Vacation travelling will play a great role in โ€œbreaking your stress.โ€ Cruising is one of the greatest ways of spending your vacation even though it is relatively expensive as compared to the other means of travelling. Individuals with a huge amount of money can decide to go for cruising together with their friends. The following are some of the fascinating or interesting facts about cruising.

Godmothers

There was a time when Godmothers used to bless cruises before starting their journey. This was done to ensure that the cruises do not meet ant misfortune or disaster. Currently, this tradition is still practised in some areas. Godmothers are invited to give life to the ship and bestow safety and guidance on it. This might sound weird, but it is a practice which has been in place since the ancient times. Many people believe that their journey will be fun and safe when the Godmothers bless their cruise.

Largest cruise ship

So far MS Allure and MS Oasis are the most famous cruise ships since they are the largest ships. These ships are designed with different facilities. The Royal Caribbean Company owns these two ships. These ships have a capacity of 6,000 passengers. Some people knew that Titanic was the largest ship. However, this is not the case. MS Allure and Ms Oasis ships are 100 meters long and four times heavier as compared to the Titanic.

Missing people

It is estimated that over two thousand people have been reported to be missing since 2001. Research done by the cruise ship owners has reported that there could be some individuals who commit suicide in the ocean or seas while others fall from the ship. The missing people cannot be found anywhere.

Dumping the raw sewage

Many people are not aware of this, but it is very true. Cruise ships are allowed to dispose or dump the raw sewage in the waters provided the ship is five kilometers away from the sea shore.

 

The world

This is a huge cruise ship where you can live permanently like in your normal home. Such ships have offices, and rooms from which people eat, ear, and live.