Posted April 30th, 2011, 12:01 AM
Well we have come to the first night onboard. We had the early seating which worked out perfect because we got there right at 6pm and was out of the MDR by 730pm the latest on most nights. Dinner was great. I have really come to like the Ceaser salad because I got that every night. The food thoughout the cruise was fantastic. So I wont dwell on what I had to eat each night because I just dont remember the order.
After dinner, Dad and I went to the welcome aboard show in the Arcadia theater. We sat in the upper level as we did for most of the shows. The show followed about the same script as the one did last year. The only parts that were different is that they brought and Dreamworks character out during the pre-show and the comedian was different. As far as the comedian goes I did not like him at all. His jokes seemed to fall flat and to mature for a first night audiance (more adult themed).
Later that night I went to the Dreamworks Parade they had down the Royal Promanade. They ended up having the parade again during the last sea day. I thought that the parade was well done and better than the circus parade they used to have.
After that I went to the Casino and started the Casino donation for the trip.
King Julian (I think his name) during the pre-show
Parade photo of Princess Fiona getting down
Parade photo of Shrek
Parade photo of the lion from Madagascar
Photo of the inflatable penquine from Madagascar
I thought that RCCL did a great job in bringing costumed charaters on board. They did not overload you with charachters like Disney does. The only time I saw them was during the Parade, Final show and one charcter when he was leaving from his appearence on the Royal Promanade.
Next up the last post of the evening I think as I talk about one of the new enhancements on the Freedom that they added a couple of weeks ago.