After 10 days aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Liberty of the Seas and stranded in the turbulent Gulf of Mexico due to Hurricane Harvey, Texas State University student Jacob Sedlar was ready to get off.
“It was a fun trip, just after so long, you are just like enough is enough,” said Sedlar, who is from Katy, Texas, a city west of Houston that has been pummeled by the storm.
Sedlar was anxious to see the damage that Harvey, one of the worst flood disasters in U.S. history with more than three to four feet of rain hitting Texas, had left in its wake.
“I don’t have much to go home to,” said Sedlar, whose family told him that their garage and living room had more than 8 inches of water and that his Ford Mustang was submerged. “But it is what it is. I can’t do nothing about it.”
Sedlar was one of about 2,000 passengers who disembarked from the cruise ship Tuesday afternoon,…