As it turned out, we were not on deck when the actual sail-away took place, because we had early seating dinner (6 PM). The ship departed shortly after that.
Welcome aboard ... the Mediterranean adventure begins in earnest now. Be sure to visit both our blog and Facebook Fan page often for more stories and photos of our journey.
Traveler's Health (CDC Travel specific topics)
Facts About Noroviruses on Cruise Ships - gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses can be prevented