589 Nautical Miles Until Japan. Current Position 44 N. 153 E

The crew’s lounge is a nicotine-stained dungeon of slot machines, dart boards, VHS movies, and several flat panel TVs running obscure international soccer games, no matter the time of day. The room is centered with a DJ booth for the twice-weekly crew dances in which several hundred hospitality people merge in an undulating sweat pile, […]