Dawn finds Independence docked at terminal 26, relatively far down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.
Left: A view of Independence from one of the tallest structures then in Fort Lauderdale - - Oasis of the Seas.
Below: Has Independence decided to go overland?
As a result, when it is time to leave, Independence just sails forward into the main part of the harbor and then makes a right turn out the Entrance Channel.
Cruise ship photo feature - - Royal Caribbean - - Liberty of the Seas, Independence of the Seas - - In Fort Lauderdale - page 2