- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
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Bags outside cabin by 1am, me outside cabin by 8 am, off ship at 830, ooh oh, no bag. (you exit by preallocated colour tag according to your onward plans) I knew they couldn't really have lost the bag between ship and shore but it's always possible that someone could have taken the wrong one. I was slightly worried as 20 mins became 30, I would …
We set off from the apartment this morning around 10:30, it's cloudy but warm, expecting 16 degrees, tropical! Purchased tickets for the train back down the coast, planning to get off at Riomaggiore or Manarola (1st and 2nd of the five fishing villages that make up the Cinque Terre). Chose Manarola, it's tiny, quaint, just one uphill, meandering street lined with shops and restaurants/cafes (predominantly closed for the winter, it seems). Only ...
... line!. The entertainment team, including Emma's dance teachers were Brazilian and had great energy and personality and boy can they dance. We had 3 sea days in this cruise when we are not in port. We love sea days as they are relaxing but there is plenty to do if you want.It is like being in 5 star resort. We were impressed by the service and entertainment with MSC. We departed Genoa at 5pm and it was great to have the feeling of being on the open seas ...
... shop and grabbed some drinks and snacks and went back to the hotel to make use of the free wifi.
For dinner I went to a nearby Ristorante Pizzeria and had some vino and the Stelvio Platter with lost of meat, sausages, bacon, cheese and bread. Finished of with an expresso and a grappa, large!
I could have done with a rest day, but still apart from the little bit of rain it had been another good day on the road.
... dancing. This is a different group of passengers from cruise 1, and once the 4 of us were up – it didn’t take long for that dance floor to be full – passengers, crew members, us! The pianist told us this was an Italian piano bar but he could do Italian Rock and Roll – well he and the next band certainly listened to their audience and we rocked the night away – stumbling to our cabins broken and stiff after 12am, tired but happy, 16785 steps ...