Lido Pool
On The Island Princess
Cruise Ship
On a Panama Canal Cruise

Lido is an Italian word for "beach" and forms part of the place name of several Italian seaside towns known for their beach, e.g., Lido di Venezia, the barrier beach enclosing the Venetian Lagoon. Possibly, the term found its way into English from English visitors returning from the Lido di Venezia, where sea-bathing took place from the late 19th century. [from wikipedia]
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Pool Depth
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(Date Photographed: 09:01:07 Thursday 1 May 2014)
(Date Published: Tuesday 6 February 2018)
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A sign specified that the "Maximum Pool Depth" was "7ft 3in - 2.2m."


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Movie Screen
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(Date Photographed: 09:00:57 Thursday 1 May 2014)
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A movie screen with many speakers overlooked the Lido pool. This screen presented "Movies Under The Stars" nightly.


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Surrounding
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(Date Photographed: 09:00:34 Thursday 1 May 2014)
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The surroundings of the Lido pool. Stairs between decks, reclining chairs aplenty, and one of two hot tubs.


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Worked On Tan
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(Date Photographed: 09:32:57 Friday 2 May 2014)
(Date Published: Tuesday 6 February 2018)
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While on a trip through the Panama Canal, one fellow thought it best to work on his tan.


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Video: Closed Pool
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(Date Photographed: 14:39:41 Friday 2 May 2014)
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The pool shut down at night and was covered in a safety net. A video shows how the ship's movement effected the pool surface.


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Storm Clouds
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(Date Photographed: 14:34:59 Friday 2 May 2014)
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Storms clouds gathered late in the day, enclosing the pool in a somber grey mood.


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Deck Chairs At Night
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(Date Photographed: 15:53:02 Friday 2 May 2014)
(Date Published: Tuesday 6 February 2018)
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Deck chairs laid out for the next day surrounded the Lido pool at night.


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Lido Bar
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(Date Photographed: 16:53:08 Friday 2 May 2014)
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The Lido Bar sold mixed drinks to the passengers so that they could remain well lubricated during the cruise.


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