Vocabulary words and expressions

boarded                to get onto a vehicle as a       

stop-over              a brief stop on a journey

“stretch their legs”   to go for a walk after sitting   
                       for a long time

shock                  something surprising and         

identification         proof that someone is who he or  
                       she claims to be

customs                government agency that prevents  
                       illegal imports

stateroom              a sleeping room  on a ship

agents                 a representative, providing a    

stowaway               someone who hides on a ship      
                       without paying

ramp                   a surface that allows a person or 
                       object to move from one level to another
Author: Torsten Daerr