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... that. Like many cities, even close to home there are industrial cities that are struggling. We couldn't get a hostel, so it was a HOTEL for us! We can not get use to that! But a HOT shower.. A shower in our own bathroom! That exists here?? The beds so comfy, ...
Liverpool was a balance between York and Manchester. The city life definitely accessible but it was still cosy and romantic. We enjoyed walking along the docks and looking at the ships moored along the shore of the river whilst devouring some epically delicious homemade fudge!
Highlights definitely include the evening spent at the Cavern Club singing and dancing to Beatles tribute songs and the Tuk Tuk drive through the city.
... s chefs was doing a vegetable carving demonstration, and inviting passengers up to have a go.
It was really quite clever and imaginative; he made a fantastic cockerel, Bugs Bunny, a whale, a desert island and lots of lovely sculpted flowers and intricate carvings using melons, cucumber, carrot, aubergine, radishes etc. Some of them would make a lovely table centrepiece for a buffet.
Then we went back to our cabin ...
... chatted for a while, then Malcolm and Margaret wished us goodnight and returned to their cabin. Trevor and I sat for a bit longer and had some more drinks, then a couple of the dance hosts, Derek and Joan, came to join us. They both complimented me on the Gothic evening dress I’d worn last night, and we spent some time in conversation with them before going to bed well after 1.00am.
Tomorrow we were due to reach terra firma, in the shape of Ålesund, ...
... of theBoudicca did that for me!
After working up a good sweat we returned to the cabin, got changed and freshened up a bit, then went to the Secret Garden again to have a light lunch.
At three o’clock I went along to the salon to get my hair put up in preparation for the captain’s welcome cocktail party at 5.30pm. The hairdresser did a really nice job, and I left the salon looking as though my hair had loads of volume. Several ...