(So not) Wordless Wednesday – When Dream and Fantasy meet, fireworks!

One of the most fun parts of the press cruise on the Disney Fantasy a few weeks ago was the very first time that the ship sailed by and ‘met’ its sister ship, the Disney Dream. We caught sight of the Dream a few times over the cruise, but it was the first meeting that was the coolest, because it happened the night that both ships were scheduled to set off their fireworks displays.

I have the feeling that I’m now spoiled for any other cruise line, because Disney just does everything so, so well. And it’s the only cruise line in the world with the capability to set off its very own fireworks show out at sea.

Or two fireworks shows, as we were so fortunate to be able to see that night.

We caught sight of the Dream at first from a distance, but since it was after dark by then, the ship was lit up and easy to spot…

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And then I hit upon the settings that let me see that this was unmistakably another Disney ship:

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And then soon afterward – fireworks! First from the Dream…

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And then it was our turn, as more fireworks lit up the sky over the Fantasy.

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Afterward, we said goodbye to the Dream, as it headed off – but I managed to catch a few glimpses of it later on from my stateroom’s verandah before it vanished completely out of sight…

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Almost as if it were truly only a dream.

This cruise was a press event and working retreat for the Traveling Mom blogger network, and I was hosted for free. All opinions stated here are 100% my own.

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