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Or as my wife said: "First you're stoned all the time and now you're going to be naked? You like cheese." The loudspeaker on the ship crackled to life and the cruise director added a caveat: "I would like to remind you that you must wear a cover-up in the dining areas." Which didn't really keep anyone from being naked in the dining areas. Nudists crowded around the piano bar and requested songs by Elton John and Billy Joel.The large theatre where stage shows were presented was filled with naked men and women.Which is to say that there were a lot of overweight people strutting around in their birthday suits.That they did so unselfconsciously, without any hint of the neurotic body obsession that has created generations of diet-obsessed, bulimic, anorexic or just plain miserable people, was something that I found almost inspirational.A few people soaked in Jacuzzis, surreptitiously slipping out of their swimsuits, while the less rebellious sat by the pool, looking somewhat forlorn, waiting for the green light. That might be fun – or, depending where you are, get you arrested – but it's not nudism. Yes, you're naked and with other naked people in a hot spring, but after you've cleaned and refreshed in the cold plunge, you get dressed and go out for ramen.
"We are safely away and you can now enjoy a..." There was a pause, as if the cruise director was having trouble choosing what, exactly, he should call what was about to happen.
When Mark Haskell Smith joined a naturist cruise, he was alarmed by the brazen display of saggy, baggy and dangly bits.