This is a travel rant, teasing out issues of truth in travel, and focusing on the centrality of storytelling and strong voices in contemporary travel journalism. It’s polemical, following on from Travelandia, my first blog.
A cruise ship is both a floating city and showbiz at sea. In this comedy, perfect passengers (ourselves) face passengers from heaven and hell. All play their parts to perfection, from the cruise bore to the complainer, the clown to the Old Colonial.