The Ship

Before I blog about some of the highlights of our cruise, I wanted to give a bit of an overview of the ship.

We went on the Royal Carribean line, on the ship alaska_cruise/DSCN1523“Radiance of the Seas”. We picked that ship because of a TV show/infomercial we saw about Alaska cruising that focused on this ship. The main attractive feature to us was that it said it had a lot of glassed in observation areas all around the ship. This seemed like a very important consideration with the uncertain Alaska weather. I certainly didn’t want to have to go stand outside to see the scenery if it was going to be cold and/or rainy.

Starting at the bottom, the decks that were important to us were: