Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas Arrives at Osaka!

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  1. Shinpachi

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    It was cloudy and sometimes rain yesterday but one of the biggest cruise ships in the world "Quantum of the Seas (168,666 tons)" had docked in our Osaka Port. I went there to see her minding my camera might be wet. She was huge like a floating town and I was happy to witness with my own eyes. Please let me share some pictures. Thank you very much !

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    Very impressive looking ship, great shots Shinpachi That holds more people than live in my town
     
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    Thanks Geo.
    There could be 4,000 passengers and 1,500 crew :)
     
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    Great pictures. THX for sharing Pal. :thumbright: :thumbright:
     
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    great pictures of a very impressive ship.
     
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    Thanks Wojtek and Marcel.
    She looked more a housing complex than a ship :)
     
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    Yes, although impressive, she is not exactly pretty.
     
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    Sort of is one....except it moves.:)
     
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    Thanks Marcel and Old Wizard.
    When big earthquake breaks out, passenger ships are used as a temporary shelter in my country.
    I thought the Quantum of the Seas would be the best for the purpose :)

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    Beautiful ship. Sadly I'm just waiting for some terrorist group to attack a cruise liner.
     
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    Good shots shinpachi!
     
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    Thanks Thor and Hugh !
    I wish peace to the world.
     
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    Great shots....
     
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    Thanks Wayne.
    According to local news, 4,500 passengers and 1,500 crew were boarding on the day :)
     
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    Wow that's a lot of people!
     
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    Impressive but I'll take an 18 ft aluminum boat with a little 9.9hp on the back on a quiet fishing lake.

    Excellent shots, you must have put a couple of miles on the shoes to get all of those pictures.

    Cheers,

    Jeff
     
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    Thanks Wayne, Jeff and Wojtek !

    In fact, Jeff, it took 2 hours for me to take all pictures.
    Even this "tiny" lifeboat looked enough for me to enjoy Asian tour.

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