King Neptune and associates walking down to start the crossing of the Equator ceremony on board the Golden Princess.
King Neptune and his beautiful queen “Fish” during the crossing of the Equator ceremony.
King Neptune and the Captain during the crossing of the Equator ceremony.
Administering punishment on the poor souls during the crossing of the Equator ceremony.
King Neptune’s punishment of several ship’s company who haven’t crossed the Equator.
Somewhere in the medical tent is the MC “Tim Donovan” getting the treatment in removing his Funny Bone” during the crossing of the Equator ceremony.
The MC “Tim Donovan” emerging from the medical tent after his funny bone was removed during the crossing of the Equator ceremony.
The highlight today was the King Neptune’s ceremony at 3:30 pm. Only four shameless passengers and several ship’s crew were targeted by the King and his Queen. The ship’s crew were innocent souls who had not crossed the Equator in their life and according to maritime creed must endure correct passage rites to ensure safe passenger through King Neptune’s realm. The outcome was complete public humiliation by being splattered with various foods and coloured material. Also they had to kiss a fresh fish. Even the MC of the public affair was targeted at the end. We did actually cross the equator at 6 pm and now in the southern hemisphere still sailing south to Tahiti. Another highlight today is Anne is on the amend recovering from her cold of virus and we actually walked five times around the ship before lunch – a whole 4 kilometres worth. Tomorrow we are still sailing south and at sea all day. There is a formal night so it’s another dress up. Until tomorrow – cheers.