"You definitely SHOULD hope you or your family members don't have a real emergency on a cruise, because they are definitely no better equipped to handle them than is third world hospital."
I just gave you an example where that is not true: early treatment of a coronary.
In my opinion it was a heartless and gutless performance on the part of the ship's Doc and the crew. Guess we'll just have to agree to disagree on this one Kuki.
Landlocked in Denver, but cruisin every chance we get.
Polynesia, Carib. '86
Cr. Odyssey, Scandinavia, '91, 30 Day S Pac. 2002
Crystal Harm, Aust., N.Z., '94
Royal Odyssey, AK,'96
Old Cr. Pr. Canal, '97
RCCL, Carib, 1998
Volendam, Car, 2000
Ryndam, 35 day S. Am., Antarctica, '03
Is. Pr., Canal, 2004
Statendam, 34 day China, Japan, AK '06
Cr.Pr., Carib. 08
Eurodam, Atlantic, Med. '10