This week’s outtake from ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ ( — CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #9 – is from a few years ago aboard the Diamond Princess on a cruise along the Pacific coast of Mexico.

A common activity on many cruise ships, water volleyball teams made up of volunteer passengers often take over the mid-deck pool for an hour or so of spirited action.  

Sans masks and without keeping six feet of social distancing, it’s unlikely that this scene would be repeated when cruising gets back to normal scheduling in the near future. 

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