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Via on Apr 23, 2010

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Crossing the Atlantic? The Journey is the Goal

It’s not the destination, but the journey that counts.

We know the sayings—but maybe it’s time to walk, or rather float, our talk. Next time you’re looking to jet off to Paris, go in style—it could be the experience of a lifetime, and if the cruise ships get in gear, it would be far more eco-responsible, too.

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2 Responses to “Toooooooot, toooooooot.”

  1. Andrew says:

    Um, cruise ships are not necessarily the eco-friendly alternative … there are great costs in terms of marine pollution created by these great floating cities. Various reports, e.g.: http://www.foe.org/getting-grip-cruise-ship-pollu

    And there are all those stories about the whole ship's passengers going down with bugs … Sorry, I'm being a killjoy. I think the idea has a lot of romance though! And I love the golden era pic above.

    • Hunh, interesting points. And if you click the link above you'll see TH is basically saying cruise ships COULD be more eco, but they're not now. They could hold up to 30000 passengers comfortably instead of a few hundred.

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