Originally Posted by jcahea
Floating petri dishes!
Cruise ships are floating toilets, really. They dump their bilges while at sea - nasty, and also shut down any city where they visit, disgorging thousands of tourists for day trips. Wouldn't hurt if the cruise industry took a major hit and was forced to scale back. Me and the Mrs. have cruised Vancouver to Anchorage - tried it, liked it, too, but I wouldn't want to be one of those passengers quarantined in a small windowless inner state room - imprisoned, really. I couldn't handle it - I'd be over the side... Doug