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Trek Fans: A Strange New World

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Getting to know the world of Star Trek and its devoted fans while on a week-long “Cruise Trek” to Bermuda is like visiting a foreign country for travel writer Rolf Potts.

Potts, a casual fan at best, admitted to being intrigued by Star Trek culture. “I want to confess that I’m fascinated by the idiosyncrasies of Trekkie culture in the same way some people are intrigued with Inuit or Maasai culture,” he said. “I want to admit that I have a weakness for counterintuitive travel strategies, and this seemed like a wacky, entertaining way to enjoy my first-ever sea cruise.”