Day 18 – Cruising the Atlantic En-route to Buenos Aires – Night

Tonight is the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Krew Kapers. This always a fun night.


Captain Felice Patruno and a troublesome passenger (me).

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Apologies for the bad photography, but as I was late getting to the theatre I was not able to get a seat near to the stage so that I could take decent photos.

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Being a member of the Krew Kapers is a badge of honour for a large number of the crew, they hold auditions and practice every day during breaks and after work, which is impressive as a day on board, for the majority of the crew, starts before breakfast around 5:30am and, with a few breaks in between dinner services, continues through until 12am / 12:30am for a large part of the crew. If a crew member does not get through the auditions, they keep practicing so that next time, if they are lucky, they get selected for the Krew Kapers on another cruise.

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The crew is from countries all over the world and they perform traditional dances from the homes

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Plus some rock classics. The entire show is put on by volunteers, none of the cast on board take part.

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There are some very talented people in the crew, which makes you wonder why they are not performing somewhere

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This guy is from Bali I believe, must be hot in the costume under the lights.

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The entire cast singing and dancing, taking the mickey out of the things that passengers say, there is always something new 🙂

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After the Krew Kapers are finished, the Captain and Officers take charge to say goodbye to us all.


Jamie, the Cruise Director, introducing the Crew

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As usual it was a great night. Next time I will have to make sure that I am earlier so that I can get a better position. There is always next cruise!

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