Ship Spotting in Nassau, Bahamas

shipspottingpicmonkeySometimes when I arrive in a port of call, I’m more excited about the ships in port than the port itself. On my recent 4-night Bahamas cruise on the Norwegian Sky that left Miami on May 19, 2014, while in Nassau our ship wasn’t the only one in port that day.  If you ever want to know what ships will be in port with you on any given day of your cruise, visit this site that has a complete cruise port calendar. 

I mean really… how could I see all these ships and not want to take out my camera?  It started as soon as I woke up and saw that we had pulled into port and so had Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas. Shortly after that, the Carnival Fascination also pulled into port. 

When I went up for breakfast, I stepped past all of the smokers in the smoking area long enough to take a few pics of the Carnival Fascination.

Walking to the other side of the deck, I then snapped several pictures of the Norwegian Gem.  The last time I had seen the Gem was when in New York City as she sails year round from that port.

Once I was off the ship, the pictures didn’t stop.  There’s something fascinating about the hull work of a ship and realizing how mammoth these ships are when juxtaposed against a miniscule human. 

No matter the location, whether looking at a ship from up high on another ship, or down at ground level and looking up, I will be forever intrigued and will continue to snap as many photos as I can.  If you’re in port and see someone taking pics of what appears to be merely the hull of a ship, stop and say “hi” as it’s probably me!  Do you have any interesting ship pictures from your travels?  If you want to see more of mine, check out my Instagram feed.