Originally Posted by emachina
I just started watching myself, just got to meet Tony Tony Chopper. And we're in Alabaster in the desert. Lashes has become the girls' pet. I'm enjoying the hell out of this series. Can't wait to get further along.
You're in for a treat, Alabasta's arc ending is good and the next saga, Skypea, is easily one of the best sagas of the series. Trust me, the more you read One Piece, the better it gets.