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Ways to elevate the joy of first cruise

Sailing away from our port of embarkation, I join my fellow cruisers on deck to wave goodbye to Barcelona. As we gracefully float by a Disney ship docked at the next berth, its passengers wave happily to us. Insinuating that we’re envious of not being on a Magic Kingdom cruise ourselves, that ship’s thunderous horn gloats to the tune of “When You Wish Upon a Star.”

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Photographs by Rick Steves’ Europe

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  • Headline: Ways to elevate the joy of first cruise
  • Publication: Travel, Pages 52 on 11/25/2012
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