Descriptive Essay About A Cruise

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Tossing and turning, I could not sleep the night before our cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. Excitement had gotten the best of me. It was the day of the cruise. We all met 5:30am sharp outside of our friend Aaron’s house. All of us carpooled together in Joey’s car and hit the road to Long Beach, California; where it is the home of the Carnival Corporation’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal. When we arrived we can see all the cruise ships that were departing that day. First we went through the terminals, sorted everything and proceeded to the cruise where we would than settle down. As soon as we approached the cruise there were two huge glass doors wide open to enter. As we entered through the main lobby lounge we were all greeted warmly by the crew members. We were so intrigued by the fascinating room. Beautiful red carpet flooring with high ceilings of gold drapes surrounding the room with white marble walls and an alluring gold piano in the center.
Next we were directed to go to our cabins to unpack and settle down. The hallways were very long and narrow. I remember Joey saying “this looks like the same exact hallway in The Shining” and before he said that I was already thinking the same thought. We opened the door to our compact interior cabin room. There were
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The annual cruise industry revenue for the US economy is about $38 billion dollars. There have been 55 cruise ships that have sunk and a total of 172 deaths since 1979. These numbers seem pretty high however; according to cruise professionals they are not. What many people do not understand when they are traveling is that wherever you go there’s always someone that is working very hard just to please and impress you. I felt like my friends and I were having the best times of our lives like most people do on a fun vacation. However, what people don’t understand or see is all the hard work, pain, labor and suffering that go into

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