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Shipboard Traditions Explained: What is Neptune Day?

Some shipboard traditions may not make sense unless you’ve sailed with Semester at Sea. Take Neptune Day, for instance.¬†Do you have to shave your head? And what are these pollywogs and shellbacks everyone is talking about?

Fall 2018 Voyager Sierra Leavenworth of Elon University is here to explain what happens when the MV World Odyssey crosses the equator.

Make sure to keep an eye on the Semester at Sea Youtube Page for more about shipboard traditions, life at sea, and in-country adventures!

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